Tax Freedom Day

— Jun 9, 2017
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This year Tax Freedom Day falls on June 9.  Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by all levels of government:  If you had to pay all your taxes up front, you’d give government every dollar you earned before June 9. This year, the average Canadian family (with two or more people) will pay $47,135 in total taxes or 43.4 per cent of its annual income.

— Jun 7, 2016
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This year Tax Freedom Day falls on June 7.  Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by all levels of government:  If you had to pay all your taxes up front, you’d give government every dollar you earned before June 7. This year, the average Canadian family (with two or more people) will pay $45,167 in total taxes or 42.9 per cent of its annual income.

— Jun 10, 2015
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Tax Freedom Day for the average Canadian family falls on June 10 this year—one day later than in 2014, according to the Fraser Institute’s annual calculations. Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by all levels of government: This year, the average Canadian family (with two or more people) will pay $44,980 in total taxes or 43.7 per cent of its annual income.

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