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Alberta Budget 2015: Tax credits expanded for low-income families

CALGARY – The Alberta government announced some relief for low-income families in its 2015 budget on Thursday.

A new refundable tax credit for working families as well as an increase to the current Alberta Family Employment Tax Credit (AFETC) will start July 1, 2016. 183 more words


The living wage

Why not just increase the family tax credit?

That would increase the incomes of poor families without putting their jobs at particular greater risk.

The local calculation of the living wage includes cable TV and an overseas holiday. 59 more words

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