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Recent headlines say that some Canadian executives earn in a few days or weeks what the rest of us might earn in a year or longer. In assessing those stories, it is critical to remember one fact: risk-taking and entrepreneurs are not a burden but a key part of a civilized, opportunity-based, and prosperous country.
The reality is that raising taxes on upper-income earners comes at a large economic cost. It's true that polls consistently show majority support for increasing taxes on the wealthy. But so what? Populism is hardly a sufficient yardstick for good policy.
What is 75 percent of €0.00? French president Francois Hollande wants to go back to the future on taxes. When running for the job he eventually won, Hollande famously proposed a marginal tax rate of 7...
Raising taxes on the rich is often touted as an effective way to narrow Canada’s growing income gap. But according to one of the world’s most preeminent researchers on the subject, a more fundamental...