tax freedom day

— Jun 11, 2018
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High marginal tax rates discourage productive economic activities such as work, savings, investment and entrepreneurship.

— Jun 11, 2018
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This year, the federal government and six of 10 provinces will run budget deficits.

— Jun 10, 2018
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The average Canadian family will pay 43.6 per cent of its income in taxes.

— Jun 10, 2018
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This year Tax Freedom Day falls on June 10. Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by all levels of government:  If you had to pay all your taxes up front, you’d give government every dollar you earned before June 10. This year, the average Canadian family (with two or more people) will pay $50,464 in total taxes or 43.6 per cent of its annual income.

— Jun 9, 2017
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In 2017, the average Canadian family with two or more people will pay $47,135 in total taxes.

— Jun 9, 2017
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This year Tax Freedom Day falls on June 9.  Tax Freedom Day measures the total yearly tax burden imposed on Canadian families by all levels of government:  If you had to pay all your taxes up front, you’d give government every dollar you earned before June 9. This year, the average Canadian family (with two or more people) will pay $47,135 in total taxes or 43.4 per cent of its annual income.