The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 21, 2015 10:30 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; How Much Revenue Will Alberta's Personal Income Tax Hikes Really Generate? New Study Coming Thursday, October 22

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2015) - On Thursday, October 22, the Fraser Institute will release a new study forecasting how much revenue the Alberta government will likely generate from its personal tax rate increases.

As the NDP government prepares to table its annual budget next week, the study, Alberta's Personal Income Tax Increases Likely to Yield Less Revenue than Expected, spotlights how individuals change their behaviour when faced with higher taxes.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on October 22 at 5:30 a.m. (Mountain).

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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 measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

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    Charles Lammam
    Director of Fiscal Studies, Fraser Institute

    Steve Lafleur
    Senior Policy Analyst, Fraser Institute

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    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
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