An International Monetary Fund report released this week found that taxing the wealthy to fund programs that reduce income inequality is good for the economy.
Forget flesh-eating zombies and Lord Voldemort, celebrities from Harry Potter movies and the Walking Dead TV show are now going up against some real power.
It delivers a plan that would lift 855,000 Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost the economy, and lower unemployment to 5.4 per cent.
Income splitting is terrible policy that would have negative economic impacts. It provides little for parents who need help, while lining the pockets of those who don't.
Africafiles: The Pulse
Tax Justice Network Africa fights to close the loopholes in legal systems that allow multinational corporations to avoid paying taxes.
Because of an unfair tax loophole, only half the income from stock options is taxable.
Redford should address real issues in the province like fixing the broken tax system and corporate giveaways instead of targeting hardworking public service workers.
The relationship between business taxes and business investment is not nearly as clear-cut as the C. D. Howe Institute argues.
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.
Canada is not immune to sophisticated, multi-billion-dollar global schemes that involve money laundering and hidden assets.