Une taxe sur le numérique cause plus de problèmes qu’elle n’en résout et risque de nuire aux consommateurs, aux entreprises canadiennes et à l’économie du pays dans son ensemble.
Taxing foreign companies causes more problems than it solves and risks hurting Canadian consumers and companies.
During the last federal election campaign, all parties promised to raise taxes on the digital giants. This publication shows that the so-called GAFA companies have been taxed at a level similar to or higher than large Canadian corporations, and that it will be consumers and the Canadian economy in general that would pay for such a measure.
When public policies emphasize growth and opportunities, as opposed to explicitly targeting the reduction of income inequality through redistribution, everyone tends to get richer.
Montreal, November 5, 2019 – While the government is in an enviable fiscal situation and enjoying a budget surplus, it is imperative that it return to taxpayers the excess sums that it has collected, asserts the MEI.
October 23, 2019 | 14 min. 17 sec. | L’heure de pointe Toronto/Windsor (Ici Radio-Canada) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior […]
Obstacles to the free market are harmful for vulnerable populations.
August 30, 2019 | 9 min. 19 sec. | Que la Mauricie se lève! (FM 106,9) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, […]
When it comes to education, successive Quebec governments have rarely been shy to brag about their “investments.” Especially in recent years, education has often been one of the favourite themes of the various political parties. Knowing that this file represents the second largest item in the province’s budget, and that education spending is expected to keep growing, two questions arise: Is this growth sustainable, and is there a way to do things differently?
August 20, 2019 | 13 min. 01 sec. | Matins sans frontières (Ici Radio-Canada) Interview (in French) with Germain Belzile, Senior Associate […]