Canada’s approach to tax rates: a comparison to U.S.

October 20, 2012
In this presidential campaign, we have heard the phrases “the 47 percent” and “effective tax rate of 14 percent.” Read More

Finding new answers may involve looking in new places

May 2, 2011

I was recently at an Easter egg hunt with my children. The eggs were hidden in a wooded section of a friend’s lot among pine needles, under leaves and behind trees. The hunt challenged the children to look in obvious and not-as-obvious places. As I watched, I thought about the current state of the economy and the future government budgets and deficits, and the need for many in Washington to think outside the box.

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Hiring employees may become less taxing with new act

April 12, 2010

March was a busy month for legislation that impacts taxes of businesses. In addition to the much-hyped health care legislation, legislation to encourage hiring was also enacted.

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