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Business Tax Burdens in Canada’s Major Cities: The 2016 Report Card
December 13, 2016 - Adam Found and Peter Tomlinson

Calgary is increasingly lagging behind Saskatoon, which has the most competitive overall business tax environment among the largest cities in each Canadian province, according to a new C.D. Howe...

Business Tax Burdens in Canada’s Major Cities: The 2015 Report Card
November 24, 2015 - Adam Found, Benjamin Dachis and Peter Tomlinson

Saint John, Charlottetown, and Montreal have the highest tax burdens on new business investment amongst major Canadian cities, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Business Tax...

The 2014 C.D. Howe Institute Business Tax Burden Ranking
October 29, 2014 - Adam Found, Benjamin Dachis and Peter Tomlinson

Saint John, Charlottetown and Montreal have the highest tax burdens on new business amongst major Canadian cities, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “The 2014 C.D. Howe Institute...

What Gets Measured Gets Managed: The Economic Burden of Business Property Taxes
October 16, 2013 - Adam Found, Benjamin Dachis and Peter Tomlinson

Business property taxes are a major part of the tax burden on new business investment that can tip the balance in the competition for capital among Canadian cities and provinces, according to a...

Hiding in Plain Sight: the Harmful Impact of Provincial Business Property Taxes
December 5, 2012 - Adam Found and Peter Tomlinson

The Ontario government underestimates its tax burden on new business investment because it measures that burden without taking provincial business property taxes into account, according to a...

Ben Dachis - An Unhappy Tenth Birthday to Toronto’s Land Transfer Tax
Intelligence Memos
From: Benjamin Dachis To: City Councils across Canada Date: October 23, 2017 Re: An Unhappy Tenth Birthday to Toronto’s Land Transfer Tax This week is an anniversary of sorts for the City of Toronto...

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