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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.
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.
Dirty little secrets: Canada makes top 20 global list
November 8, 2013
Canada is the 17th most secretive country in the world when it comes to financial transactions, according to an index released today by our partners at the London-based Tax Justice Network.
Conservatives want to make taxes less progressive
November 4, 2013
The reality is that the top 1% actually pay less of their income in all forms of taxes than the bottom 10%. Why? Tax loopholes.
Organized crime and tax fraud: The tip of the iceberg
September 27, 2013
Canada is not immune to sophisticated, multi-billion-dollar global schemes that involve money laundering and hidden assets.
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