personal income taxes

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Canadian families face larger tax burden than last year

In 2024, the average Canadian family earning $147,570 will pay an estimated $65,766 in total taxes.

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Alberta government should undo personal income tax hikes

If the government made this change, approximately 2.3 million Albertans would save $1,573 per year (on average).

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Taxes consume more than 45% of household income for average Canadian family

Expenditures on housing comprise less than half of what the average family pays in taxes.

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Ottawa should reduce role of income tax in revenue stream

Between 45 to 50 per cent of all federal revenue comes from the personal income tax.

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Federal government misleading Canadians about ‘fair share’ of taxes

The bottom 20 per cent of income-earning families pay 0.7 per cent of all federal and provincial personal income taxes.

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Most young Canadians don’t think high-income earners should pay more taxes

By raising top tax rates, the government discourages entrepreneurship and innovation.