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Hidden Spending: The Fiscal Impact of Federal Tax Concessions

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February 16, 2017
Hidden Spending: The Fiscal Impact of Federal Tax Concessions

More than $16 billion of annual “tax expenditures” never show up on the federal government’s books, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Hidden Spending: The Fiscal Impact of Federal Tax Concessions,” authors William B. P. Robson and Alexandre Laurin tally transfers delivered through the tax system that Ottawa should report as spending.

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William B.P. Robson, President and Chief Executive Officer
William B.P. Robson
Alexandre Laurin, Director of Research
Alexandre Laurin

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