SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

April 27, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How Complicated Is Canada's Personal Income Tax System? New Study Coming Thursday, April 28

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 27, 2016) - On Thursday, April 28, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting just how arcane Canada's personal income tax system has become over the past several decades.

The study, Measuring Personal Income Tax Complexity in Canada, examines the evolution of tax legislation (federal and provincial), the increased number of tax expenditures (i.e. tax credits), and the sheer size of the Income Tax Act.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on April 28 at 5:30 a.m. (EST).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACT:
    Charles Lammam, Study co-author
    Director of Fiscal Studies
    Fraser Institute

    For interviews with Mr. Lammam, please contact:

    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist
    Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 ext. 238
    aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org
    @FraserInstitute