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Taxation, Agencies and Pensions Policy Program - VOTE 1202

This program includes tax and inter-governmental taxation, pension and income security policy development and legislation, and quantitative analysis and research.  This program 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. This program 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 for managing the Ontario Deposit Return Program for beverage alcohol containers.

Vote Summary
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2014-15

Estimates
2013-14

Difference
Between
2014-15
and
2013-14

Actual
2012-13

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
5 Taxation Policy 11,877,700 11,991,100 (113,400) 13,257,155
6 Pension, Income Security and Research 6,424,500 6,093,200 331,300 7,280,128
7 Revenue Agencies Oversight 3,237,800 2,982,700 255,100 2,827,629
Total Including Special Warrants 21,540,000 21,067,000 473,000 23,364,912
Less: Special Warrants 7,200,000 - 7,200,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 14,340,000 21,067,000 (6,727,000) 23,364,912
Special Warrants 7,200,000 - 7,200,000 -
  Total Operating Expense 21,540,000 21,067,000 473,000 23,364,912


Standard Account by Item and Sub-Items
($)
VOTE-
ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
1202-5 Taxation Policy      
      Salaries and wages     7,997,400
      Employee benefits     1,030,500
      Transportation and communication     211,900
      Services     2,433,800
      Supplies and equipment     204,100
  Total Operating Expense     11,877,700
1202-6 Pension, Income Security and Research      
      Salaries and wages     4,882,100
      Employee benefits     611,300
      Transportation and communication     41,000
      Services     845,300
      Supplies and equipment     44,800
  Total Operating Expense     6,424,500
1202-7 Revenue Agencies Oversight      
      Salaries and wages     1,954,200
      Employee benefits     244,000
      Transportation and communication     62,200
      Services     1,092,800
      Supplies and equipment     97,000
  Subtotal     3,450,200
  Less: Recoveries     212,400
  Total Operating Expense     3,237,800
  Total Operating Expense for Taxation, Agencies and Pensions Policy Program     21,540,000