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Lindsay Tedds

Lindsay Tedds is an Assistant Professor of economics in the School of Public Administration at the University of Victoria. You can follow her on twitter @LindsayTedds

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Opinion
B.C.’s NDP tax man gives with one hand, takes with the other
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Opinion
The foreign buyer tax leaves us with the wrong kind of speculator Lindsay Tedds
Rafal Gerszak For The Globe and Mail
Opinion
Quantifying the impact of Canada’s second-hand economy Lindsay Tedds
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Opinion
Increase taxes on the highest earners? First, consider the alternatives Lindsay Tedds
Opinion
What does it mean? The economic questions raised by Trudeau’s win Lindsay Tedds
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Opinion
When you're a university dean, 'toe the party line' isn't your job Lindsay Tedds
Lindsay Tedds
It’s time to restore fairness in Canada’s tax system Lindsay Tedds
For The Globe and Mail
Economy Lab
Halifax needs a congestion charge
FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Politicians should be counting opportunity costs of the ‘daycare dilemma’
The Canadian Press
Economy Lab
Faster, higher, richer: Should Olympic medal winners be taxed?
THE CANADIAN PRESS
Tipping point: Ottawa loses billions in undeclared income
How taxes can ruin employee incentive programs
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Economy Lab
How to raise the bar on debates about taxation
Economy Lab
Why modern-day tax revolts are doomed to fail
Tea Party protesters gather in Harrisburg, Pa., in this 2009 photo.
Tax Centre
Reduce your tax liability by claiming medical expenses
Economy Lab
How the CRA reveals its kinder, gentler side
Economy Lab
Why you don't want Ottawa to fill in your tax form
A move to pre-populated tax forms requires a shift in attitude and focus of both the tax authority and the tax filer, a shift that does not occur overnight.
Economy Lab
A simple way to tax the rich
While income earned from stock options is deemed to be ordinary income under our tax laws, a special deduction was created in 1984 which allows individuals to deduct 50 per cent of the income derived from exercising stock options.
Economy Lab
Why tax withholding is more than a free loan to Ottawa
Two-thirds of Canadians are owed money by Canada Revenue Agency at the end of the year, and the average refund is $1,200.