Tax Subsidies for R&D in Canadian Provinces
This paper documents the variation in effective tax rates for R&D in Canada's ten provinces. It is shown that while a sizable tax subsidy for R&D exists in every province, the variation across provinces is significant, ranging from an effective subsidy rate of about 40 percent in Alberta to over 200 percent in Quebec.
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Volume (Year): 31 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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