Stella Ambler, MP, and Hon. John McKay, MP, in conjunction with the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada co-hosted Dr. Jack Mintz, internationally renowned tax expert, to present his latest research on family income splitting in Canada. His talk was based on a paper released on April 29 called Income Splitting: Give The Family a Break.
Dr. Mintz spoke followed by a question and answer session.
The IMFC aims to contribute to public policy debate on issues pertaining to the Canadian family and as such, we were pleased to co-host Dr. Mintz.
Download a copy of Income Splitting: Give The Family a Break here.
About the speaker:
DR. JACK MINTZ
The James S. & Barbara A. Palmer Chair in Public Policy, University of Calgary
Dr. Jack M. Mintz was appointed the Palmer Chair in Public Policy at the University of Calgary in January 2008 and Director of the School of Public Policy.
Widely published in the field of public economics, he was touted in a 2004 UK magazine publication as one of the world’s most influential tax experts.
Dr. Mintz held the position of Professor of Business Economics at the Rotman School of Business from 1989-2007 and Department of Economics at Queen’s University, Kingston, 1978-89. He was a Visiting Professor, New York University Law School, 2007; President and CEO of the C. D. Howe Institute from 1999-2006; Clifford Clark Visiting Economist at the Department of Finance, Ottawa; and Associate Dean (Academic) of the Faculty of Management, University of Toronto, 1993 – 1995.
Dr. Mintz has consulted widely with the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, federal and provincial governments in Canada, and various businesses and nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Mintz received the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012 for service to the Canadian tax policy community. Alberta Venture magazine has twice recognized him as one of the fifty most influential Albertans in 2008 and 2010 and the Financial Post as one of the five most influential Canadians in regulation in