Five quick thoughts in favour of the Flat Tax

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The Frontier Centre releases a brief discussion paper making the arguments for taxing income at only one rate;

So-called "progressive" rates hit Canadians in their highest-earning years--middle-age--when they also have mortgage payments and extra family expenses

REGINA, SK - The Frontier Centre for Public Policy today released a new study that examines a single-rate tax system, or "flat tax", a taxation system that exists in over 25 countries, in Alberta, and in several U.S. states. The study, Five Single-Rate Tax Thoughts notes how another two Canadian provinces -- New Brunswick and now Saskatchewan - have had the single rate tax proposed from within government.

The Frontier study from senior policy analyst David Seymour questions whether the current system where higher income levels are taxed at multiple, higher rates is worthwhile or effective.

The paper notes "five quick thoughts" in favour of the single-rate system:

Download a copy of Five Single-Rate Tax Thoughts click here or copy and paste http://www.fcpp.org/main/publication_detail.php?PubID=2938

Organizations: Frontier Centre

Geographic location: Saskatchewan, Alberta, U.S. New Brunswick

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