Governments collect taxes. They also give tax breaks, deductions, and credits. Ontario's Financial Accountability Office just released a report raising real concern that those tax breaks are growing more quickly than program spending. In fact, the FAO found that if that expense had its own line in the budget, it would overshadow most other spending categories. To discuss what this means for the province's finances The Agenda welcomes Sheila Block, senior economist for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Finn Poschmann, senior fellow at the Fraser Institute.
Episode:
The Case for Sick Pay; The Cost of Tax Breaks
Related tags:
Politics
Aired:
Feb 27, 2020
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