Category : Taxes and Other Revenue

Federal and Provincial COVID-19 Response Measures

In response to a request from the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, this report provides a summary of the measures implemented in Ontario by the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ontario Service Fees in 2019-20

This report provides information on the Province’s 1,200+ service fees, including service fee rate changes in 2019-20, service fee revenue sources and growth rates, and an analysis of the government’s commitment to increase the online delivery of services.

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Tax Expenditures: Oversight, Growth and Distribution

The report provides details on the oversight, growth and distribution of tax expenditures in Ontario.

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Child Care In Ontario: A Review of Ontario's New Child Care Tax Credit

The report assesses the financial and economic implications of the government’s new childcare tax credit: the ‘Childcare Access and Relief from Expenses’ or ‘CARE’ tax credit.

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Comparing the LIFT Credit to a Minimum Wage Increase

This report compares the LIFT credit to a minimum wage increase.

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Ontario Service Fees in 2018-19

This is a commentary that reviews Ontario’s service fees. The FAO compiled a list of over 1,100 service fees charged by the Province.

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Comparing Ontario’s Fiscal Position with Other Provinces

This report is a commentary that provides an updated comparison of Ontario government revenue, spending, deficit and net debt with that of other provinces.

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Lottery and Gaming

This report reviews the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s (OLG) sale of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) Gaming Bundle.

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Ontario Service Fees in 2017-18

This is a backgrounder that reviews changes to Ontario’s service fees in 2017-18.

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Optimistic Revenue Projection Underpins Government’s Balanced Budget Plan

This report provides a commentary on the government’s optimistic revenue forecast over the next two years given its spending plans.

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