canadian personal income tax system

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Canada’s tax code is too complicated—even for CRA officials

In 1917, the Income Tax Act contained 3,999 words—by 2016, it ballooned to 1,029,042 words.

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Canada’s income tax started small but grew much larger over 100 years
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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Canada’s income tax at 100
The 1917 tax form, which was for both personal and corporate income, has just 23 just lines for the taxpayer.

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Ontario’s top combined federal and provincial personal income tax rate is 53.5 per cent for skilled workers.