Successive finance ministers have made right noises about widening the tax base, alluding to the reality that businessmen and professionals by and large thumb their noses at the taxman. 705 more words
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WATCH: Tom Clark tries to get to the bottom of what the contingency fund will be used for.
Canada’s Finance Minister, Joe Oliver, appears to be correcting the record on whether the contingency fund is in play to help balance the budget. 167 more words
The assertion that our government has been a wonderful fiscal manager is one of the great illusions of our age and a political triumph for the leader. 200 more words
Wooing global investors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today hinted at rationalising subsidies, rebuilding credibility of taxation structure and calling a joint session of Parliament to get the insurance bill passed if it is not cleared in the coming session. 668 more words
The possibility of a spring federal election appears unlikely after Finance Minister Joe Oliver announced Thursday that the 2015 budget will be delayed until at least April due to “market instability.” 1,104 more words