Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a provision for individuals living with a disability to claim a disability tax credit. While this has been in place for a long time, it was just a few years ago that individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) were allowed to claim the tax credit, if they meet the criteria as set out by CRA.
We often hear that in Canada, "the rich are becoming richer while the poor are getting poorer." Fortunately, studies focusing on economic mobility in Canada tell a totally different and more accurate story. By looking at these data, it becomes clear that it is the poorest 20 per cent who enjoy the highest upward economic mobility.
There are many variables when examining which country is best for business, whether it be demographics, infrastructure, cost of living or personal quality of life. An important consideration when deciding where to set up shop is total tax costs. The tax landscape is a delicate ecosystem, and even the slightest change can certainly impact a location's overall competitiveness. A competitive tax structure is crucial to attracting inbound investment, spurring innovation, and creating skilled jobs.