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
2012-13

Estimates
2011-12

Difference
Between
2012-13
and
2011-12

Actual
2010-11

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
1 Office of Taxation, Agencies and Pensions 20,733,000 20,818,400 (85,400) 15,341,798
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 20,733,000 20,818,400 (85,400) 15,341,798
  Total Operating Expense 20,733,000 20,818,400 (85,400) 15,341,798


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     14,753,900
  Employee benefits     1,876,200
  Transportation and communication     465,100
  Services     3,354,300
  Supplies and equipment     495,900
  Subtotal     20,945,400
  Less: Recoveries     212,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     20,733,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Taxation Policy      
  Salaries and wages   7,808,200  
  Employee benefits   1,006,800  
  Transportation and communication   369,600  
  Services   65,900  
  Supplies and equipment   361,000 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   1,874,400  
  Employee benefits   234,400  
  Transportation and communication   62,200  
  Services   473,500  
  Supplies and equipment   97,000  
  Subtotal   2,741,500  
  Less: Recoveries   212,400 2,529,100
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     20,733,000
  Total Operating Expense for Taxation, Agencies and Pensions Policy Program     20,733,000