SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 16, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Personal Income Tax Rates: How Does Canada Compare to the Rest of the World?

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - March 16, 2016) -  On Thursday, March 17 -- as the federal budget looms -- the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting rising top personal income tax rates in Canada and its effects on the economy.

The study, Canada's Rising Personal Tax Rates and Falling Tax Competitiveness, compares and ranks Canada's personal income tax rates to income tax rates in the United States and other countries in the industrialized world.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on March 17.

Charles Lammam
Director of Tax and Fiscal Policy, Fraser Institute
For interviews with Mr. Lammam, please contact:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238

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