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Dennis Howlett | The tax system can be a powerful tool for redistributing wealth and reducing inequality and poverty. We all benefit from a more equal society with better health, reduced crime, and better education.
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Ralph Surette | Here's something else that would advance our cause in Nova Scotia if we could only talk about it without the pious platitudes: taxation.
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Iglika Ivanova | A comprehensive analysis of all taxes that Canadian families actually pay shows clearly the erosion of tax fairness that accompanied the tax cuts of the early 2000s.
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Pierre Beaulne | It seems rather clear that the main theories in French economist Thomas Piketty's bestseller "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" are irritating a number of people.
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Trish Hennessy | With election fever mounting in Ontario, the political field is quickly crowding around the middle of the income spectrum. And unsurprisingly, low taxes are dominating the list of enticements.
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Rick Salutin | Another golden moment is slipping away. I don't mean the Leafs (not only). I mean the Ontario election we might have had, the one about taxes, with a debate on what it means to be a society.
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Ramsey Hart | The December 6 commentary in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business by David Parkinson rightly draws attention to the low tax rate applied to mining in Ontario.
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Erin Weir | Tom Mulcair's recently reiterated unwillingness to raise personal tax rates puts the spotlight on corporate taxes. But how much revenue is at stake?
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Jim Stanford | Railing against taxes used to score easy political points for conservatives and populists. However, there is now a growing list of reasons to believe that higher taxes will be highly beneficial.
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Iglika Ivanova | On April 23, the Fraser Institute released the annual update of their misleading Consumer Tax Index report. The piece is meant to feed the anti-tax sentiment with numbers used for shock value.
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BC Tax Revenues By Source As a Share of GDP, 2000/01 and 2011/12/ Iglika Ivanova
Seth Klein | For all the faults in last week's B.C. Budget (and there were many), it's worth noting that the conversation about taxes has fundamentally shifted, and in a welcome direction.
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Ken Georgetti | Corporate executives in Canada will be dancing in their suites to celebrate Corporate Tax Freedom Day on Wednesday.