Reality Based Tax Policy – August 25, 2005
New numbers from the U.S. show that tax cuts increase revenues.
A Year of Zero Tax Reductions – August 23, 2005
The Tax Load Index offers a simple measure of tax competitiveness across western Canada and adjacent jurisdictions, including Ontario and four American border states, North Dakota and Minnesota, Montana and Washington.
What Happened to 8 Percent? – August 1, 2005
Alberta must honour its commitment to reduce corporate income tax rates to 8.0 percent immediately with an eye towards even greater tax relief aimed at improving the incentives for work, savings, and investment.
Rich Pay Bigger Share – May 6, 2005
Canada's top earners paid a greater share of the federal income tax pie in 2002 than 1990, Statistics Canada said
Corporate Income Tax Undercuts Prosperity: Task Force – April 8, 2005
Corporate income taxes are a drag on productivity and should be eliminated, an Ontario task force says
New Europe's New Flat Taxes – March 21, 2005
A single tax rate would reduce complexity, improve incentives and boost compliance
PM's Fiscal Adventure – March 14, 2005
For the foreseeable future, governing federally will mostly be about technicalities, since no money will be left for anything interesting, let alone for significant tax cuts.
Flat Is Beautiful – March 14, 2005
If old Europe cannot beat the flat-taxers of new Europe, it may have to join them.
Reduced School Taxes KAP Victory – December 4, 2004
The Government of Manitoba has reduced the education tax levels on farmland.
Alberta Taxes Approach U.S. Levels – September 1, 2004
The 2004 Tax Load Index offers a simple measure of tax competitiveness across western Canada and adjacent jurisdictions, including Ontario and two American states, North Dakota and Minnesota. It sums up a jurisdiction’s key tax rates – the top provincial marginal rates (including surcharges) on personal and corporate income, as well as payroll, capital, sales taxes, and for the first time this year health taxes* – to present a picture of the total tax burden, and to benchmark them against our neighbours’ tax load.
Jon Caldara, President, the Independence Institute – June 18, 2004
Frontier interviews Jon Caldara, President of the Independence Institute, on the issue of TABOR, Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights, June 1, 2004
A Decade of TABOR – June 18, 2004
Colorado has in its TABOR legislation the strictest tax-and-spending limitation of the 50 states. This paper analyzes TABOR’s effect on Colorado, contrasting taxing and spending before and after enactment of TABOR.
Parties Neglect Productivity-boosting Policies – June 15, 2004
The economic platforms of neither the Liberals nor the Conservatives will do anything to stop the decline in Canada's standard of living against the United States over the next few years, an economist said yesterday.
Stephen Harper, Leader of the Conservative Party – May 18, 2004
Frontier interviews Stephen Harper, Leader of the Conservative Party in Winnipeg, May 17th, 2004
Speech by Stephen Harper on Tax Policy – May 17, 2004
Opposition Leader Stephen Harper's speech to the Frontier Centre for Public Policy on tax policy, May 17th, 2004
Flat Tax Comeback – December 2, 2003
Flat tax systems being adopted by many countries..
A Home Run for Winnipeg? – October 15, 2003
Glenn Murray's "New Deal for Cities" would shift municipal taxes in important and positive ways.
Alberta Reductions Outpace Neighbours Again – May 2, 2003
The 2003 Tax Load Index offers a simple measure of tax competitiveness across western Canada and adjacent jurisdictions, including Ontario and two American states, North Dakota and Minnesota.
Russia's Flat Tax Works – April 17, 2003
After Russia moved to a simple 13% flat income tax revenues increased.
Bush Moves Towards Consumption Taxation – March 8, 2003
The high degree of income mobility in American society is a key reason why many of the poor and middle class oppose high taxes on the rich.