The 8 Percent Solution: A Sensible Tax Compromise for Albertans
9 Pages Posted: 1 Aug 2013
Date Written: July 4, 2013
A revenue-neutral tax swap would improve Alberta’s fiscal prospects, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "The 8 Percent Solution: A Sensible Tax Compromise for Albertans," authors Colin Busby and Alexandre Laurin propose a change that would better equip Alberta’s government to meet its longer-term fiscal challenges, which include plunging resource revenues and growing budget deficits.
Keywords: Fiscal Policy, Tax Competitiveness, Alberta
JEL Classification: H20, H21, H30, H61, H62, H71
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