Peter Munk Centre for Free Enterprise Education
In 1917, the Income Tax Act contained 3,999 words—by 2016, it ballooned to 1,029,042 words.
The Trudeau government eliminated a number of tax credits, thereby increasing income taxes for some Canadians.
Between 1971 and 2014, the federal Income Tax Act’s text area increased by 355 per cent.
In the 12 years following 2001, there were almost two new tax expenditures per year.