The funds raised will be used to support global poverty reduction, climate change mitigation and adaptation as well as contribute to the general revenue of the countries involved.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
Canadians for Fair Taxation promotes a progressive tax system, based on ability to pay, to fund the public services and programs required to meet our social, economic and environmental needs.
New report from Parkland Institute highlights dangers and causes of rapidly growing disparity in Alberta
The PBO has a mandate to advise Parliament about how taxpayers' money is being managed and "to provide independent analysis (to MPs) about the state of the nation's finances."
The multinational entertainment group cuts its tax bill but without making anything, anywhere, more efficient: it is simply a transfer of wealth away from taxpayers in Canada and elsewhere.
There is growing anger and resentment that international banks and large corporations haven't paid enough to fix the global financial crisis.
Tax havens allow rich individuals, Canadian banks and resource companies to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes each year.
There is a simple solution to closing the fiscal gap, one that would also help to close the income gap between rich and poor. That is raising taxes on the wealthy.
To cure our economic ills, we need a good diagnosis and the right medicine.The problem with the Canadian economy is not too much government debt or too big a deficit.
The stock option deduction, which allows CEOs and executives to pay tax at half the rate of ordinary working income, is estimated to cost the federal government $725 million last year.
New research published by the Tax Justice Network shows that tax evasion costs governments around the world more than US$3.1 trillion annually.