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Your Taxes Are Lower .. Thanks To Deficits

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.27.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's budget watchdog says Canadians are paying Ottawa about $30 billion less this year — or a little less than $1,000 per person — du...

The Largest Expense in a Canadian Family's Budget Will Surprise You

Charles Lammam | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Business
Charles Lammam

Like other Canadians, you work hard for your money. Faced with essential expenses such as food, clothing, and shelter, your household budget may feel squeezed. But what if we told you, your family's biggest expense is taxes?

PST Hike Means Higher Taxes and Lower Prosperity for Manitoba Families

Charles Lammam | Posted 08.20.2013 | Canada Politics
Charles Lammam

When Manitoba's NDP government delivered its budget back in April, Finance Minister Stan Struthers ruffled some feathers with his announcement of an i...

Tax Freedom Day Was Bittersweet

Charles Lammam | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada Politics
Charles Lammam

In 2013, Canadians worked until June 10, which happens to be Tax Freedom Day, to pay all their taxes. Tax Freedom Day is an easy-to-understand measure of the total tax burden imposed on Canadian families by federal, provincial, and local governments. But the true tax burden doesn't end with the revenues that governments collect.

This Won't Be A Tax Grab: Harper Government

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Harper government says an internal review of how much GST Canada's banks and other financial institutions should pay will not be a tax gr...

'Banana Republic': Tories Slap Retroactive Tax On Insurers

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.02.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's insurance industry faces a $1-billion GST bill at the end of this month, thanks to a federal tax move critics say smacks of a 'banan...

Found: $3M

CP | Dean Beeby, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency has uncovered millions of dollars worth of missing taxes by doing a simple credit check that the banks have been us...

Axe the Tax on Tax in B.C...For Real This Time

Jordan Bateman | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada
Jordan Bateman

Once upon a time, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservatives understood Canadians' concerns on gas tax. They said it was "time to axe the tax on the tax." Of course, the prime minister was in opposition then, but the idea must be implemented today in B.C. if we want to see lower gas prices.

Should There Be GST On Food?

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Two of Canada's leading economists want Ottawa to reopen one of the hottest issues of the last two decades by expanding the GST to include fo...

Canada's Dysfunctional Politics

Deborah Coyne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Politics
Deborah Coyne

OWS and other vigorous civil-society groups would seem to demonstrate that citizen disengagement from our formal political processes is not the result of a lack of interest in constructive public action on critical issues, but is, rather, a reflection of our alienation from an increasingly dysfunctional ingrown political system.

Tax man fudges grades on agency report card

The Canadian Press | Dean Beeby | Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - The Canada Revenue Agency has been giving itself an A in its report card on service to taxpayers — but a new audit su...