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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

Canada

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

Labour Economics

With typical boorishness, the UK Government chose Good Friday to bring into force the cuts to family tax benefits that will drive even more British families into poverty (according to the Institute of Fiscal Studies, households with children can expect to lose £511 a year on average, with total losses of £1,335 since the Coalition took office in 2010). 1,979 more words

Political Reflection

Hellalulia - Canadian Government provides Caregiver Relief!

Have you ever given it much thought as to the cost of looking after a dependent adult?  Think about this for a moment….

Let’s use the scenario that it has been decided that your aging parent is going to come and live with your family.  263 more words

Seniors & Families

Give us a job, Dave

Now correct me if I’m wrong, but this whole catastrophe concerning who will and will not receive child benefit shouldn’t be anywhere near as complicated as the Tories are making it out to be. 406 more words

Politics