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Did Tax Flattening Affect RRSP Contributions?

Michael Veall ()

Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population Research Papers from McMaster University

Abstract: In 1988, marginal personal income tax rates changed in Canada, for some individuals by reasonably substantial amounts. This note examines a large sample of tax-filer data and finds little convincing evidence of any effect on contributions to Registered Retirement Saving Plans (RRSPs).

Keywords: income tax rate; retirement saving plan (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: H24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1999-03
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