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Beneath the Budget of 2009: taxes and benefits

Published on 18/02/2009

This paper provides a detailed analysis and explanation of the Budget’s changes to the Working Income Tax Benefit, the Canada Child Tax Benefit and the personal income tax system.  The discussion focuses on the distributional impact of these measures. The Red-Ink Budget draws heavily upon this work.

ISBN – 1-55382-346-X

Topic(s)

Government spending and tax, Income security

Summary

This paper provides a detailed analysis and explanation of the Budget’s changes to the Working Income Tax Benefit, the Canada Child Tax Benefit and the personal income tax system.