property tax

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Burnaby relies heavily on industrial property taxes

At 44.9 per cent, Burnaby’s heavy industry tax rates were more than 22 times higher than its residential tax rates.


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Motorists in Vancouver will see the gasoline tax increase by 1.5 cents per litre.


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Tax Freedom Day 2017 graphic

In 2017, the average Canadian family with two or more people will pay $47,135 in total taxes.


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Canadians spend billions complying with complex personal income tax system

When established in 1917, Canada’s Income Tax Act contained 3,999 words compared to 1,029,042 words today.


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Residential property taxes are growing faster than real per capita income in many communities.

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Once government spending surpasses 30 per cent of GDP, economic growth declines.