Tag Archive | tax relief

What program would you cut?

by Charles Cirtwill So, Nova Scotia is facing a structural deficit. Who knew? Well, everyone actually. And, despite assertions to the contrary we ALL knew six months ago and MOST of us knew long before then. The economic panel struck by Premier Dexter to scope out the size of our fiscal crunch has suggested raising […]

Hyperbolic taxes

by Charles Cirtwill I was recently accused of hyperbole for saying “Nova Scotia is already among the highest taxed jurisdictions in the country and, indeed, Canada remains one of the highest taxed jurisdictions in the world.”    According to my critic, an economics professor at Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia is NOT among the highest […]