Thursday, September 17, 2009

PQ Warns Against Tax Hike

Photo: PQ leader Pauline Marois speaks at the National Assembly. (Clément Allard/Canadian Press).

From The CBC:

The Opposition Parti Quebecois is warning the provincial government not to raise its sales tax until Quebec has emerged from the effects of the recession.

As members of Quebec's National Assembly resumed work for the fall session, Premier Jean Charest confirmed the province is considering a one per cent sales tax increase in the spring to help offset the province's $3.9-billion deficit.

The increase would be in addition to the one percentage point increase already planned for January 2011.

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My Comment: This is what I call the coffee pot calling the tea kettle black.

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