While it is evident that as a minor party, the Conservatives will have little effect on fiscal policy, the real issue is where this Party sits on the political spectrum. The Conservatives are quick to pan the disease of âentitleitisâ in the left, they are subject to the same malady when it comes to large families.
Not only would the first $20,000 of income be tax free, but there would be an unknown tax free increase for each dependent and he would also support income sharing between spouses. If this were to replace Working for Families, there would still be a huge gap in government revenue. These policies are not costed and the offset suggested âwe will make savingsâ is simply not good enough.
This from Colin Craig’s “Ask Colin” on Conservative Party website – $20 K tax free increased for each dependant Â & income splitting- so blow out lot more than $6.4 billion:
What is your parties view income sharing?
If my wife and I both earned half of my current salary each our household after tax income would be $10,000 greater!
We are being penalised for choosing to have my wife stay at home and raise our 3 under 5 children (rather than sticking them in day care!)
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