Tax Cuts Must Focus on Incentives

Clemens, Jason; Veldhuis, Niels; Palacios, Milagros
July 2006
Fraser Forum;Jul/Aug2006, p11
The article reflects on the authors's view regard to the tax relief in Canada. The author believes that the tax relief would be significantly beneficial to Canadians. However, the authors disagree with those who advocate for politically expedient tax that does not improve economic incentives. They argue for a stronger nation with higher incomes for workers, lower unemployment, and higher job development.


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