The average family spends about half as much on housing as on taxes.
More than 50 per cent of our tax dollars finance generous pay for government employees.
When established in 1917, Canada’s Income Tax Act contained 3,999 words compared to 1,029,042 words today.
Once government spending surpasses 30 per cent of GDP, economic growth declines.
The average Canadian family paid $34,154 in total taxes last year.