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.
August 12, 2016 |
Canada's Revenue Minister promised to use the leaked documents to launch audits and go after possible tax cheats. So, has anything changed?
July 29, 2016 |
Jeff Bezos isn't just the owner of Amazon. He also owns the Washington Post, he's worth $50 billion, he even advises the Pentagon. But according to the IRS he owes $1.5 billion in unpaid taxes.
June 10, 2016 |
Cameco is a multi-billion dollar Canadian company. They mine Canadian uranium. But they only pay 10% corporate taxes in Zug, Switzerland. Sign the petition and demand Cameco pay up.
June 2, 2016 |
Of all Canada's government departments, the Canada Revenue Agency has been the absolute worst at deleting records -- far after the time it is is supposed to dispose of records by law.
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.
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