Ontario’s tax expenditures are growing faster than program spending, and with less oversight, watchdog says

"The cost of tax breaks given to Ontarians is rising faster than spending on government programs. "

The cost of tax breaks given to Ontarians is rising faster than spending on government programs – and without continuing oversight by elected representatives, the province’s budget watchdog says.

In a report released Wednesday, the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario provided a rare detailed analysis of the cost of the province’s tax expenditures, the billions in credits and deductions that Ontario taxpayers and businesses claim each year.

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Written by Patrick Brethour
theglobeandmail.com
February 19, 2020
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