Personal and corporate income tax revenue fell in March
With the budget, the Liberals have taken a page out of the Conservative plan for program expenditures. But there are many reasons to think it won’t work.
While it makes sense that weakened economic growth would lower government revenues, it’s getting harder to make that story fit the data
The monthly number compares with a $3.21-billion deficit a year ago
New report by the federal budget watchdog warned that grimmer economic conditions could drive the country into deeper deficits starting next year
Feds say deficit due in large part to new income-splitting plan
OTTAWA – The federal deficit ballooned to an outsized $3.8-billion September —one of the biggest monthly shortfalls in years — but a large chunk of that was due to providing
Mo’ money, mo’ problems?
What would a truly conservative agenda look like?
Perhaps the biggest unanswered question about the budget Finance Minister Jim Flaherty tabled last week was how he planned to cut a whopping $4 billion out of the government’s operating
The deficit will be eliminated. Somehow.
Isn’t it time to start counting all of our public debt?
Why the House Republicans’ bill is not-so-great news
Debating numbers big and small
Aaron Wherry makes sense of QP’s numbers
Whatever Tuesday’s economic update said, the Prime Minister says he still expects the budget to be balanced before the 2015 election.
“It remains the government’s plan, intention, to balance the
Stephen Gordon reviews yesterday’s economic update.
The structural deficit introduced by the GST cut had to be addressed at some point. The 2011 budget would have been too early: the