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Toby Sanger | Is it true? Have tax cuts actually led to higher revenues? Contrary to the Prime Minister's thoughts on the matter, federal corporate tax cuts have led to a significant fall in corporate tax revenues.
Columnists
Murray Dobbin | A recent report from the PBO declared that thanks to the generosity of the federal government, "Canadians" have an extra $30 billion in their pockets -- money "saved" due to Conservative tax cuts.
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Kayle Hatt | It would be inaccurate to say that most of the benefits of the Conservatives' $30.4 billion in tax cuts went to the middle class, as it is now being spun on social media.
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Linda McQuaig | For years now, public commentary about taxes has been dominated by a rabid anti-tax movement, but recent rumblings from the progressive side of the tax debate have threatened to shake things up.
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Toby Sanger | Buried in the federal government's Update of Economic and Fiscal Projections are figures showing the Harper government is set to squeeze government's role to the smallest it has been in 70 years.
Columnists
Jim Stanford | Canada's macroeconomy continues to be lethargic at best, and there is growing recognition that the continuing sluggishness of business capital spending is a big part of the reason why.
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Erin Weir | Tom Mulcair's recently reiterated unwillingness to raise personal tax rates puts the spotlight on corporate taxes. But how much revenue is at stake?
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BC Tax Revenues By Source As a Share of GDP, 2000/01 and 2011/12/ Iglika Ivanova
Seth Klein | For all the faults in last week's B.C. Budget (and there were many), it's worth noting that the conversation about taxes has fundamentally shifted, and in a welcome direction.
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Lori Theresa Waller | A recap of this week's top labour stories. Corporations hoard savings from tax cuts rather than creating jobs, a bad week for retail workers, unionization attempt by prison inmates blocked, and more.
RabbleTV
rabbleTV | During Open Streets in Hamilton, a few inspired Conservatives asked people to complement $1.4 billion in oil subsidies to the oil industry with money from their own pockets.
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Theresa Ketterling | Fees, asbestos, and remembering. And is it actually profitable to cut corporate tax rates? The Progressive Economics Forum explores.
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Figure 3 of Mintz's and Chen's report
Andrew Jackson | A new paper argues that "corporate tax reductions of more than 30 per cent since 2000 have, contrary to the critics' cries, failed to make an appreciable dent in tax revenues."