Still High: Marginal Effective Tax Rates on Low-Income Families
AbstractMost federal and provincial government benefits for families with children are sharply income-tested. Reductions in these benefits, as family income rises, mean that low-income families face much higher effective tax rates than most others do, and deny such families the full benefit of the broad-based tax rate relief other Canadians have enjoyed in recent years.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its journal C.D. Howe Institute Backgrounder.
Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 113 (February)
social policy; Marginal Effective Tax Rates; tax relief initiatives;
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