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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.
Stock options: The billion-dollar tax loophole
April 16, 2014
Canada's wealthiest CEOs don't have to pay tax on 50 per cent of income received from cashing in company stock that they have received as part of their compensation.
Ask your MP to support the tax gap motion
April 2, 2014
How many tax dollars are missing? The troubling answer is that the Harper government has absolutely no idea. Worse, it is thwarting those who want to find out.
Guess who gets special tax treatment?
March 14, 2014
The tax system has morphed into an unwieldy mess of loopholes that are ineffective except for helping very wealthy people avoid paying taxes.
Signing big in your community
February 26, 2014
When a group of Saskatchewan people who follow us on Facebook and our webpage erected a huge billboard to support our work, we were thrilled. It was simple. effective and inspiring.
Budget 2014: Talk about tax fairness but not much action
February 14, 2014
The most expensive and most egregious tax loopholes such as the Stock Option Deduction, Capital Gain Deduction and Business Entertainment Deduction have not been touched.
2014 federal budget
Call on Finance Minister Jim Flaherty to close unfair tax loopholes in federal budget
February 7, 2014
Will Finance Minister Jim Flaherty do the right thing on Budget Day, February 11? Send him a message now asking him to close unfair tax loopholes and tackle tax havens.
2014 federal budget
Income splitting: Huge tax cuts for rich families
January 31, 2014
It is beyond dispute that parental income splitting will give lavish tax benefits to the richest families while giving shockingly small benefits to those who actually need them the most.
Taxpayers subsidize obscene levels of compensation of top CEOs
January 6, 2014
Because of an unfair tax loophole, only half the income from stock options is taxable.
Close tax loopholes to make taxes fairer and simpler
December 2, 2013
Our tax system is riddled with unfair and ineffective loopholes that cost federal and provincial governments a lot of money and disproportionately benefit higher income taxpayers.
Senators get big tax break on stock options income
November 13, 2013
Canadian senators who earned $2-million in stock options from non-Senate work didn’t have to pay income tax on 50 per cent of that money.
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