Canadians for Tax Fairness strongly supports the progressive tax measures proposed by the federal NDP to raise revenues and prevent pandemic profiteering.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
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.
The Trudeau government's throne Speech included a number of commitments to tax fairness that are encouraging.
Canadians for Tax Fairness joins other international tax justice groups in calling for progressive tax reform to combat the effects of COVID-19 and rebuild a more equitable future.
Canadian corporate assets in tax havens have soared to a record high, according to a report released this week by Canadians for Tax Fairness.
In response the projected fiscal outlook, a number of organizations are renewing calls for a wealth tax on the richest Canadians.
Canada's tax ombudsman is sounding the alarm over how vulnerable and marginalized individuals are treated by the Canada Revenue Agency.
The federal government has revealed additional conditions large employers will need to meet to qualify for funding under the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF).
The case not only highlights the need for Canada to improve tax laws, but to apply stricter conditions to the companies it is bailing out.
There's still much work to do to protect vulnerable workers and businesses, and to safeguard public finances against abuse.
Governments now have the extraordinary opportunity to bolster fiscal policies to help Canadians get past the COVID-19 crisis and strengthen our country's resiliency to future threats.