Archive: May, 2019

Cost Estimate of the Removal of GST from Residential Energy Use (Revised)

This report is a response to a motion adopted by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance to estimate the financial cost of private Members’ bills and motions on the Order of Precedence in the House of Commons. Motion M-230 was placed on the Order of Precedence on 11 April 2019 and states that the government should remove the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from home energy bills.

Costs Associated with Replacing the Federal Pay System

This report provides an independent estimate of the cost of replacing the Phoenix pay system, the current payroll processing system that administers pay for federal public servants.

Cost of Administering the Federal Fuel Charge and Climate Action Incentive

In response to interest expressed by parliamentarians regarding the implementation of new federal carbon policies, the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) undertook an analysis of related administration costs.