Sales Tax Reform in Ontario: The time is Right
AbstractPutting an end to Ontario’s archaic retail sales tax and adopting a value-added tax like the GST would sharply lower the effective tax rate on new business investment and offer the province a much-needed economic boost.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its series e-briefs with number 75.
Length: 5 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2009
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Publication status: Published on the C.D. Howe Institute website, March 2009
sales tax; VAT; consumer prices;
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