McQUARRIE – Who you trying to fool?

FOR THOSE who follow this column on a regular basis, you probably know that January is a traditional springboard for my semi-annual, ”Who You Trying To Fool?” fees and taxes blog.

mcquarriecolhednewSo here we are in British Columbia with one of the lowest tax regimes in the country and a government policy intent on keeping it that way. Sounds perfect and we should be the envy of other provinces.

However, just as in every other jurisdiction in the West, lower taxes (Reagan and Thatcher supply-side economics) have not created the promised private sector job boom or investment.


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1 Comment on McQUARRIE – Who you trying to fool?

  1. Perhaps the “fooling” is just perception…services need to paid from somewhere. It is either this or that or a combo.

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