MAIN HEADING: TAXATION, AGENCIES AND PENSIONS POLICY PROGRAM - VOTE 1202

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The functions of the Office of Taxation, Agencies and Pensions include tax and inter-governmental taxation, pension and income security policy development and legislation, and quantitative analysis and research. The Office is responsible for tracking emerging trends and developments and identifying the economic and fiscal implications of tax, pension and income security policies, and for advising and assisting the Deputy Minister of Finance, the Minister and the government in formulating major economic, quantitative, fiscal and policy documents. The Office is also responsible for facilitating the Minister’s oversight and accountability of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation and the Ontario Racing Commission and for managing the government’s Deposit Return Program for beverage alcohol containers.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Office of Taxation, Agencies and Pensions 20,818,400 20,871,600 (53,200) 14,355,368
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 20,818,400 20,871,600 (53,200) 14,355,368
  Total Operating Expense 20,818,400 20,871,600 (53,200) 14,355,368



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1202-1 Office of Taxation, Agencies and Pensions      
  Salaries and wages     13,984,500
  Employee benefits     1,795,000
  Transportation and communication     445,100
  Services     4,320,300
  Supplies and equipment     485,900
  Subtotal     21,030,800
  Less: Recoveries     212,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     20,818,400
  Sub-Items:      
  Taxation Policy      
  Salaries and wages   6,963,200  
  Employee benefits   915,800  
  Transportation and communication   349,600  
  Services   1,031,900  
  Supplies and equipment   351,000 9,611,500
  Pension, Income Security and Research      
  Salaries and wages   5,071,300  
  Employee benefits   635,000  
  Transportation and communication   33,300  
  Services   2,814,900  
  Supplies and equipment   37,900 8,592,400
  Revenue Agencies Oversight      
  Salaries and wages   1,950,000  
  Employee benefits   244,200  
  Transportation and communication   62,200  
  Services   473,500  
  Supplies and equipment   97,000  
  Subtotal   2,826,900  
  Less: Recoveries   212,400 2,614,500
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     20,818,400
  Total Operating Expense for Taxation, Agencies and Pensions Policy Program     20,818,400