Tax loopholes, offshore havens, tax avoidance. Canada's economy is being hobbled by our government's failure to tackle these important issues.
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.
If you are on social media you might have noticed a campaign by TD Bank called #TDThanksYou.
Reports out this spring show the tax evasion problem is not going away, with up to $199 billion in corporate assets sitting in offshore accounts, out of reach of Canadian tax collectors.
A group of neighbours and friends in a Montreal community become outraged by corporate tax avoidance and the fact that one per cent of people own half the world's wealth.
Luxembourg has been a prime destination for Canadians looking for a tax haven.
When a Harper cabinet minister gets inspired by a grocery store commercial, it costs the rest of us money. Why are taxpayers footing the bill for advertising that doesn't play by the rules?
Every year the CRA collects an estimated $36 million from federal tax on tampons. That's just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to a tax system that fails many women.
When did federal budgets and economic policy stop being about vision and stewardship and turn into a free-for-all about who "wins" and who "loses?"
Experts have been warning that doubling the limit will have enormous negative impact on future federal and provincial budgets -- increasing exponentially to $20 billion annually by 2060.
The reviews are in. Alberta's first post-oil boom budget is a bust.