Western METRics: Marginal Effective Tax Rates in the Western Provinces
AbstractWhat impact do the tax systems of Canada’s Western provinces have on families’take-home pay and seniors’ pension income, and how does it compare to other provinces? This report answers the question by looking at marginal effective tax rates (METRs) on personal income, which measure the impact of federal and provincial income taxes combined with reductions and clawbacks of income-tested tax credits and benefits.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its series e-briefs with number 121.
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2011
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Publication status: Published on the C.D. Howe Institute website, August 2011
Fiscal and Tax Competitiveness; marginal effective tax rates (METRs); Canada; Canadian western provinces;
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