The federal government needs to ensure the Canada Disability Benefit is designed to help those most in need.
The co-hosts of the ‘Taxes for the Masses’ podcast explain the upside and downside of all those credits and deductions.
If the EV transition focuses exclusively on drivers in privately owned cars, it won’t meet many Americans’ mobility needs, particularly in underserved communities.
Wind and solar developers have to woo investors before they can get the tax credits they’re entitled to.
President Biden’s proposed solar power expansion would cost $350 billion in federal support over the coming decade. An energy expert explains where that money would come from and who it would help.
My new research shows Australia has spent more subsidising fossil fuel research indirectly via research and development tax credits than directly via grants.
Taxation is one tool politicians think they can use to influence the economy and make life fairer for Canadians.
Tax credit refunds are an effective means of ensuring that Canada’s poverty gap, now clearly identified, is addressed for low-income families. So what’s taking so long?
The system of welfare conditionality that underpins Universal Credit is ineffective at moving people off social security and into work.
Means-tested benefits are designed to ensure a minimum standard of living for Britain’s poorest families.
A modest rebalancing of federal tax policy toward build-to-rent housing could fill affordable housing funding gaps. Australian funds are already investing in such a scheme in the US.
With some tinkering, a federal tax credit that encourages developers to create new units that low-income Americans can afford to rent might yield other benefits.
The Trump administration’s new education budget cuts money from traditional schools and funnels it toward school choice. Is it a nail in the coffin for public education?
The nation needs a more comprehensive approach to family leave and relief for parents with child care expenses. But the proposals the Trump team rolled out initially fell short.
As school choice advocates attempt to garner more widespread support for vouchers, a new kind of voucher system is growing: one that uses tax credits to subsidize private education.
While the government’s opponents rage about benefits being cut, claims on what remains are often barely 50% of those entitled.
A controversial policy could make women prove they were raped before they can get benefits is set to come into effect despite a wide coalition of opponents.
The welfare state was not designed for the modern world of temporary and casual work or multiple jobs. Is universal income the answer?
Plans to stop universal credit payments in favour of a ‘national living wage’ will not address the long-standing poverty of many people in paid employment.
Getting jobseekers off benefits and into well-paid jobs should be a priority. So why has pace been glacial?