Economy | Budget

The 2016 middle class tax cut combined with the new 33% tax bracket will be revenue neutral.

Broken

Source: Liberal document | Page 9 May 4, 2015

Thursday December 10, 2015 | National Post

Liberals accused of breaking vows as key income-tax pledge passes through House

The Liberals faced accusations of broken election vows Wednesday as their centrepiece pledge to raise taxes on the biggest income earners, while cutting them in a lower bracket, passed the House of Commons.

This comes after the Liberals told voters the headline change in that package — the income tax cuts and increases — would be revenue-neutral.

Earlier this week, the government acknowledged the $1.2-billion shortfall.