SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

April 05, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How has Canada's personal income tax changed over the past century? New book coming Thursday, Apr. 6

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 05, 2017) - On Thursday, Apr. 6, the Fraser Institute will release a new collection of essays examining taxes.

The History and Development of Canada's Personal Income Tax: Zero to 50 in 100 Years spotlights changes to the personal income tax over the last century, how the tax increased, targeted more and more tax filers, and made Canada less competitive.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Apr. 6 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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    William Watson
    Senior Fellow
    Fraser Institute

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    Fraser Institute
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