Conservative and Liberal prime ministers have changed policies to tax the wealthy thanks to Kolber's persuasion
Stephen Bronfman is the Liberals’ chief revenue officer. He has also been involved in offshore tax avoidance schemes. But is he ‘just a volunteer’ with no say on policy?
Built with public subsidies, a Montreal firm can shift its head office to a tax haven and its workforce abroad, but Ottawa will continue to advance its reactionary international interests.
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.
Recent scandals with KPMG and the Panama Papers leaks reveal Canada Revenue's standard kid-glove treatment for the wealthy and powerful.
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.
Financial opacity isn't just a disease attacking Russia, China or the Gulf monarchies; it is a global reality. As shown by the Panama Papers leak, even Canada isn't immune from this virus.
From politicized audits to cushy deals with wealthy tax cheats, the CRA needs some of that Trudeau sunlight.
According to a CBC News report, a wealthy Victoria, B.C. family avoided paying tax on more than $26 million over a span of eight years.
Tax loopholes, offshore havens, tax avoidance. Canada's economy is being hobbled by our government's failure to tackle these important issues.