Nearly nine in 10 middle-class families now pay more personal income taxes.
federal personal income tax
To understand the extent of our tax burden, we must consider all taxes.
The average Canadian family will pay 43.6 per cent of its income in taxes.
Families that previously used the income-splitting tax credit could pay up to $2,000 more in federal income taxes.
Nine-in-10 Canadian families with children will pay, on average, $2,218 more per year.
Almost three-quarters of Canada’s total tax burden is paid by the working-age population.