BIV Today Podcast
BIV Today Podcast

How benefit claw backs affect people's ability to move up the income ladder (BIV Today No. 321)

August 28, 2019, 11:29am

On BIV Today...

A new report from the conservative think-tank, the Fraser Institute, examines the marginal effective tax rate on low- and modest- income Canadians and finds that governments claw back benefits considerably as people move up the income ladder. Institute scholar Finn Poschmann discusses the report with Kirk LaPointe, BIV's editor-in-chief.