Who Loses Most? The Impact of Taxes and Transfers on Retirement Incomes
17 Pages Posted: 20 Nov 2014
Date Written: November 13, 2014
Low income seniors face extremely heavy tax burdens across Canada, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Who Loses Most? The Impact of Taxes and Transfers on Retirement Incomes,” authors Finn Poschmann and Alexandre Laurin show that seniors can be hit hard by taxes and benefit clawbacks in retirement.
Keywords: Fiscal Policy and Tax Competitiveness, Retirement, Seniors
JEL Classification: H21, H24
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