Canada's tax ombudsman is sounding the alarm over how vulnerable and marginalized individuals are treated by the Canada Revenue Agency.
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 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.
Despite introducing measures to advance gender equality, the federal government's actions have only gone so far.
The CCPA annual CEO pay report reveals that a disturbing number of Canadian corporations now pay their top five executives more than they pay in corporate income tax.
While the Throne Speech had little to say about reducing inequality or tax reform, there are reasons to be optimistic about the potential for reforms in this minority parliament.
Canadians for Tax Fairness stands with the Global Alliance for Tax Justice and other civil society organizations for tax justice in the extractive industry.
Election 2019 is over, and our work pushing tax fairness as a priority for Canada’s new parliament is starting again