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Stephen Harper will blow $43 billion this year on tax giveaways

The Conservative anti-tax brigade is spending $43 billion on tax giveaways this year, a new report estimates. A Parliamentary Budget Office report released Tuesday examined changes to Canada’s tax system between 2005 and 2013 for personal incomes taxes and the GST/HST. It found that the accumulation of cuts since 2005 will reduce federal personal income […]

May 27, 2014

The Conservative anti-tax brigade is spending $43 billion on tax giveaways this year, a new report estimates.

A Parliamentary Budget Office report released Tuesday examined changes to Canada’s tax system between 2005 and 2013 for personal incomes taxes and the GST/HST. It found that the accumulation of cuts since 2005 will reduce federal personal income tax revenues this year by an estimated $17.1 billion and the federal share of the GST/HST revenue by $13.3 billion.

That doesn’t include…