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A newly released report sheds light on to Walmart's concealment of at least $76 billion in assets.
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Everyone has his or her own idea of how to be bold when it comes to taxes. Here’s ours: make broad, innovative changes to increase taxes and make them more progressive.
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Canadian money stashed in offshore tax havens hit $170 billion in 2013. The government can’t be outmaneuvered by corporations and the very rich looking to get even richer at the expense of the rest.
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As Prime Minister Harper heads to Russia, we have to ask: will tomorrow's G20 Summit make any progress reforming the way multinational corporations are taxed?
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Tax havens allow rich individuals, Canadian banks and resource companies to avoid paying billions of dollars in taxes each year.
| November 29, 2011

Canada needs tax fairness not the HST

We’re long overdue for serious tax reform in this country. Most Canadians agree on this. But the new unfair Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Ontario and B.C. is not what most of us had in mind.

Earlier this year the Harper government reached agreements with Ontario and BC to merge the provincial sales tax (PST) and federal goods and services tax (GST) into a single harmonized tax (HST). The new HST is an unfair tax for two key reasons.

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