An anonymous source, 11 million leaked documents, and a year-long investigation effort by 400 journalists in over 80 countries have yielded the Panama Papers, an unprecedented look at tax havens.
Canadians for Tax Fairness
The Liberal government has caved on the campaign promise to close the stock option loophole. Too bad, because it costs Canada $1 billion a year and Canadians definitely don't get their money's worth.
Their bosses didn't listen when CRA staff argued that they should pursue a criminal investigation or at least impose large penalties on KPMG clients caught using an offshore tax-avoidance scheme.
We've let the principles of fair taxation slide. Tax-dodging has become commonplace because of staff cuts and under-capacity at the CRA and not taking serious action to counter tax havens.
The Conservative government isn't just hugging thugs. Its taking them out for dinner and paying for their drinks