The Canadian Press

2015-04-01 | MPs Taxes

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper isn't saying whether he intends to take advantage of the two-thousand dollar tax credit for families with children under 18 brought in by his government. But Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau says he won't be asking for it. (The prime minister would qualify for the maximum two-thousand dollar tax credit if he split his 327-thousand dollar income with his wife, Laureen. The income splitting program is estimated to only benefit 15 per cent of Canadian families.)

Date: 2015-04-01
Placeline: OTTAWA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I am from splitting which offers families like mine and Mister Harper a $2,000 tax break that we quite frankly don't need is something that that I have decided that I won't be applying for this year because I don't think that we should be as a government as a country helping those who don't need it and not helping enough the people who need it the middle class and those working hard to join >>