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Treading Water: The Impact of High METRs on Working Families in Canada

  • Alex Laurin

    (C.D. Howe Institute)

  • Finn Poschmann

    (C.D. Howe Institute)

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    Working families with children in Canada face high tax hurdles that could dissuade them from earning extra income, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Treading Water: The Impact of High METRs on Working Families in Canada,” authors Alexandre Laurin and Finn Poschmann find low-to- mid-income Canadians face taxes on incremental income generally higher than those faced by high-income families.

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    Paper provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its series e-briefs with number 160.

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    Publication status: Published on the C.D. Howe Institute website, July 2013
    Handle: RePEc:cdh:ebrief:160
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