Pratt, Sheila
January 2012
Alberta Views;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p30
The article discusses the issues concerning the tax policy in Alberta. According to Jack Mintz, manager at the School of Public Policy at the University of Calgary, sales tax is a policy that offers benefits to the public and a scheme that changes the structure in terms of promoting economic growth. He points out that demographic-related expenses and slow natural resource revenue growth would require higher taxes if the country plans to keep a balanced budget.


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