taxes

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Canada's personal income tax system costs Canadians nearly $7 billion a year in time, accountant fees and tax software.


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The Trudeau government eliminated a number of tax credits, thereby increasing income taxes for some Canadians.


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Morneau raised the top personal income tax rate from 29 to 33 per cent.


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If you tax all consumption without exception, you can get the same tax revenue with a lower rate.


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Like all taxes, a carbon tax imposes its own burdens and amplifies the economic costs of all other taxes in the economy.


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When federal and provincial/local revenue shares are combined, the tax revenue-to-GDP ratio is close to 40 per cent.


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The 10.5 per cent small business tax rate on the first $500,000 of income creates an incentive for many Canadian firms to stay small.


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Business owners must spend significant amounts of money on accountants and lawyers to navigate the tax code.


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In the House of Commons on Tuesday, the prime minister admitted that many middle-class Canadians are now paying more taxes.