An Analysis of the Distributional Impact of the Goods and Services Tax
AbstractThis article analyzes the distributional impact of the Canadian Goods and Services Tax, which was implemented in 1989, using the Social Policy Simulation and Database, a sophisticated micro-simulation tool developoed by Statistics Canada.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 13144.
Date of creation: May 1990
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Publication status: Published in Canadian Tax Journal 38.3(1990): pp. 632-643
GST; Value Added Tax; Incidence;
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- H22 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Incidence
- H25 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Business Taxes and Subsidies
- C15 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Statistical Simulation Methods: General
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