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What are some fiscal policy solutions available to the government?

Feb 27, 2018

Hello Austerity Readers. Today we feature the full paper from Dennis Howlett of Canadians for Tax Fairness (CTF) on 'fair tax solutions'. Dennis discusses the pattern of structural austerity at the federal level in Canada (also known as the 'starve the beast strategy' in the United States) in which tax cuts generate deficits which are then used to justify austerity. Dennis then explores alternatives to this approach and ways to make fiscal policy more sustainable while maintaining government services.

You can find the full paper on our Research Page under 'Taxation and Revenue'!

To see more from Dennis and CTF, take a look at their site: http://www.taxfairness.ca/en

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