Government revenue or National revenue is money received by a government
sources to enable it to undertake government expenditures
Government revenue as well as government spending
are components of the government budget
and important tools of the government's fiscal policy
is one of the ways a government can increase revenue, by deflating the value of its currency in exchange for surplus revenue, by saving money this way governments can increase the price of goods too far.
Government revenue is derived from:
* Tax revenue
: including taxes on the incomes and wealth accumulation of individuals and corporations and on the goods and services produced, exported and imported.
* Non-tax revenue
: includes dividends from government-owned corporations
, central bank
revenue and capital receipts in the form of external loans and debts from international financial institutions.
The Minister of National Revenue
is the minister of the Crown
in the Canadian Cabinet
who is responsible for the Canada Revenue Agency
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