An investor’s guide to the federal election

Part of the Ottawa Parliament buildings with a Canadian Maple Tree in the foregroundMy latest Motley Fool Canada blog is entitled How Monday’s federal election could impact Canadian investors.

As we pointed out Wednesday in an FP blog about an H&R Block survey, a surprisingly high percentage (70%) of voters are influenced by the personal tax implications of the various political platforms and tax is actually the “primary factor” for 28% of voters so polled.

Motley Fool wanted a “non-partisan” look not only at tax but also retirement and pensions, balanced budgets and other economic considerations. But as you’ll see, tax remains a big part of it: income splitting, TFSA contribution room and small business taxation.

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