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On life, death and taxes: a reminder of why we pay

| February 5, 2014
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.
January 22, 2014 |
Even without the full details, there are other reasons to doubt his promise. For starters: there aren't a million unemployed people in Ontario.
January 20, 2014 |
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.
January 6, 2014 |
Because of an unfair tax loophole, only half the income from stock options is taxable.
December 16, 2013 |
A review is greatly needed given the well-justified calls for revenue sharing from First Nations and municipalities and the numerous proposed mining projects that are advancing across the province.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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