personal income tax

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One of the main sources of tax system complexity is the proliferation of credits, deductions and other special preferences.


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Canada’s income tax began during the First World War.


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The NDP-Green agreement calls for a 67 per cent increase in B.C.’s carbon tax.


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As the tax deadline looms, here’s a brief history of Canada’s federal income tax, which has changed dramatically over the years.

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Canadians spent $501 per household simply complying with the personal income tax system.

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When governments raise PIT rates, there are both direct and indirect costs for private sector.


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Ontario’s top combined personal income rate is 53.5 per cent—one of the highest rates in the developed world.

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Today the personal income tax accounts for almost half of federal revenues.