U.S. Posted $8,67B Surplus in January
- Tax Relief for All Canadians. Williamson, John // Fraser Forum;Jul/Aug2006, p10
The article reflects on the author's view regarding the announcement from the federal government of Canada that it had a budgetary surplus of $12 billion in 2006. According to the author, the surplus is a proof that Canadians are being over-taxed and that it will stimulate demands for...
- Governments are Instituted to Spend Money. McCorkle, Vern // Alaska Business Monthly;Apr2008, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p8
The article reports on the projected financial surplus of Alaska. It is expected that Alaska will benefit from its new petroleum resource policy that promises to provide billions of dollars annually. According to the article, a financial surplus that is not used will be locked up in an...
- Dizzying Dive to Red Ink Poses Stark Choices for Washington: How a Huge Surplus Became a Vast Deficit, Fast. // Future Survey;Oct2003, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p15
Presents an abstract of the article "Dizzying Dive to Red Ink Poses Stark Choices for Washington: How a Huge Surplus Became a Vast Deficit, Fast," by David Firestone, which appeared in the September 14, 2003 issue of "The New York Times" newspaper.
- MONEY FOR NOTHING. Wilentz, Sean // New Republic;02/09/98, Vol. 218 Issue 6, p20
Offers a look at the changes in the ideological context of fiscal politics in the U.S. as of 1998. Impact of budget surplus on the economy; Growth of the impression that the essence of modern liberalism is massive social spending; Argument on the belief that adjusting labor relations to fit...
- State budget surpluses: Save, not spend, wisely. Gioia, Peter // Fairfield County Business Journal;10/6/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 42, p42
The author reflects on the budget surplus in Connecticut which recorded a $940 million in state fiscal year 2005-2006. He argues that it is a prudent fiscal policy as the economy routinely waxes and wanes. He points out that budget surpluses are a sign of economic strength. He suggests that...
- Lack of fiscal discipline casts cloud over future. Barkey, Patrick // Indianapolis Business Journal;10/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 30, p32A
Focuses on the economic condition in the U.S. Impact of the lack of fiscal discipline on causing deficit shrink from the economy; Average monthly deficits showing federal government surplus; Increase in spending on military and homeland security brought by the rise in deficits.
- Fat chance for big ideas. Richardson, Chris // BRW;1/13/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
Discusses the economic proposals of the government of Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). Treasury's current estimates of future budget surpluses; Cost of reducing the marginal tax rates to 30 percent; Need for the current budget to be in substantial surplus to allow the...
- Budget 2006. Knighton, Judy // Chartered Accountants Journal;Jun2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p42
The article discusses the highlights of the New Zealand government's 2006 budget program. According to the article, the projected operating surplus in 2005-2006 is $8.5 billion and $5.8 billion in 2006-2007. The cash surplus is allocated for economic transformation, families and national...
- Government finances swing to strong surplus. // Infomat: A Weekly Review;6/22/2001, p4
Reports on the government surplus of Canada in year 2000-2001. Amount of surplus recorded by the provincial and territorial governments in Canada; Deficit rate posted by local governments for the fiscal year ended December 2000; Rate of increase in consolidated government expenditures.