Rick Mercer rants about Stephen Harper's income splitting proposal
This week Rick Mercer looks into the Tories’ promised income-splitting tax break.
“Income splitting is a massive tax break no doubt about it,” Mercer says. “Problem is the people who will benefit the most are married couples with young children where one parent makes a lot of money and the other parent stays home.”
And that, Mercer says, fits the profile of the prime minister.
Harper “has a big job, makes a lot of money, his wife volunteers, he has lovely children. God bless him, he deserves a raise, and with this tax break, he's gonna give himself one"...