Canadians for Tax Fairness

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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.
May 19, 2016 |
It turns out the CRA pays rent to a serial tax haven user for offices in Edmonton, Montreal and Calgary. Larco Investments hates taxes but loves the $74.3 million it gets from the feds in rent.
April 27, 2016 |
In the span of a single year, CAD $40 billion flowed to the top 10 tax havens –- an all-time high. Tax havens now hold at least $270 billion of Canadian corporate money, mostly untaxed.
April 5, 2016 |
An anonymous source, 11 million leaked documents, and a year-long investigation effort by 400 journalists in over 80 countries have yielded the Panama Papers, an unprecedented look at tax havens.
March 23, 2016 |
The Liberal government has caved on the campaign promise to close the stock option loophole. Too bad, because it costs Canada $1 billion a year and Canadians definitely don't get their money's worth.
March 9, 2016 |
Their bosses didn't listen when CRA staff argued that they should pursue a criminal investigation or at least impose large penalties on KPMG clients caught using an offshore tax-avoidance scheme.
February 22, 2016 |
We've let the principles of fair taxation slide. Tax-dodging has become commonplace because of staff cuts and under-capacity at the CRA and not taking serious action to counter tax havens.
January 25, 2016 |
It is estimated that there is $199 billion of Canadian money offshore. It is likely much higher. That translates into at least $8 billion of lost tax revenue each and every year.
January 15, 2016 |
Justin Trudeau will be at the opening of the new Google development team headquarters. But will he take a moment to pull Google executives aside and ask them to pay their fair share of federal taxes?
December 22, 2015 |
Canada is bleeding money because our tax system hasn't caught up to twenty-first century practices. An overhaul is long overdue.
December 9, 2015 |
Before memories fade of Harper and this awful ordeal, there are some critical house-cleaning items to take care of.
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