Taxation in Canada and Taxation in the United States Personal income taxes[ edit ] According to the OECD's report entitled "Taxing Wages "  inthe "employee net average tax rate for a single person in Canada with no children was Canada placed "11th lowest among 35 OECD countries". Each of the ten provinces and three territories have 2 different tax rates, one which is lower for small businesses which ranges from 0 to 4.
Overview Gross domestic product GDP measures the economic performance of a country over a given period, typically a year or a quarter.
Canada did manage to recover quickly from the impact of the crisis, however, thanks to sound pre-crisis fiscal policy, a solid financial system, a relatively robust external sector and the economic strength of its resource-rich western provinces.
Fixed investment is another main component of GDP. Statistics Canada releases GDP data on an annual, quarterly and monthly basis. Annual, quarterly and monthly data are consistently linked.
Both quarterly and monthly prints are released by Statistics Canada within 60 days of the reference period. For instance, the reading for the fourth quarter and the corresponding full year are published by late February or early March. Statistics Canada applies the income and expenditure approach to calculate annual and quarterly GDP data.
For calculating annual and monthly GDP data, it uses the production approach. The income and expenditure approach measure aggregate economic activity in two different ways.
While the income approach takes into account all incomes arising from production and thus represents the sum of all factor incomes that are generated by productive activity, the expenditure approach considers all expenditures on production or, in other words, the sum of all sales to final users.
Due to the different estimation procedures, the two approaches can lead to different GDP estimates, causing a statistical discrepancy. Statistics Canada treats these discrepancies to obtain a consistent global GDP figure. The production approach, which is used to estimate monthly and annual GDP data, determines the value added of the final output in the economy less the intermediate inputs used up in the production process.
This value is further adjusted by adding taxes and subtracting subsidies on products. Statistics Canada publishes a first estimate of GDP data two months after the respective reference period in order to provide timely and up-to-date information.
This first release is generally subject to a subsequent revision process that allows integration of the most recent information on new surveys, taxation data, public accounts, consensuses, updates to benchmark data, etc.
Quarterly GDP data are generally revised during the first quarter of the year, covering data up to three years back. Monthly data are generally revised up to a year and a half back.
Unless historical revisions are undertaken, which usually are done once per decade, data are usually not revised again. According to Statistics Canada, the monthly GDP data are generally less reliable than the annual GDP data as less information is available to estimate them.
Above all, it is useful for short-term analysis. In addition to the headline GDP growth figure, the GDP report contains important information that provides an exhaustive view on the state of the Canadian economy.
Canada is the eleventh largest economy in the world and forms part of the G7, therefore Canadian GDP growth data have a remarkable impact in the global market and are closely watched. Many sources provide forecasts for Canadian GDP growth. The government, banks, consultancies and think tanks closely watch the Canadian economy and keep their projections for Canadian GDP growth up-to-date.
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