Senator Elizabeth Warren remains a top contender in the Democratic presidential nomination race.
top income earners
Ottawa increased the income tax rate for “top earners" from 29 per cent to 33 per cent.
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren expects her wealth tax to fetch about $2.75 trillion in 10 years.
The top combined tax rate in Ontario is 53.53 per cent, the second highest combined rate in Canada and the United States.
Canada’s top earners pay a disproportionate and growing share of the country’s taxes.
It’s not clear what “tax fairness” means to Prime Minister Trudeau.
In 2013, the top 10 per cent of tax-filers earned 35 per cent of Canada’s total income yet paid 54 per cent of federal and provincial income taxes.
About five years ago, I became acquainted with a retired fellow by the name of Jim Tocher. Then in his eighties, Mr. Tocher was a classic Canadian success story. Born in Golden, B.C., he spent his early years in Yoho National Park where his father worked as a park warden. As a teenager, Jim worked as a park guide, for the Canadian Pacific Railway as a fireman and for Brewster bus lines, ferrying people into the national parks.