Taxes have been a key issue in this federal election. Voters have some very different positions to choose from.
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.
No question the Canada Revenue Agency needs help to get back on track.
Many Canadians say they support raising the contribution ceiling on the Tax Free Savings Account. But it is only a wealthy minority who will actually benefit?
The economy has been a key issue in this campaign. And how and who pays their taxes is an essential part of that discussion.
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.
If you are on social media you might have noticed a campaign by TD Bank called #TDThanksYou.
Reports out this spring show the tax evasion problem is not going away, with up to $199 billion in corporate assets sitting in offshore accounts, out of reach of Canadian tax collectors.
A group of neighbours and friends in a Montreal community become outraged by corporate tax avoidance and the fact that one per cent of people own half the world's wealth.
Luxembourg has been a prime destination for Canadians looking for a tax haven.