Liberal and Conservative members of the Finance Committee seem to have little appetite to pursue the matter any further and the committee will release its report this fall, and will move on to something else. As long as politicians will be timid and fearful of using their power, Canadians have little hope of seeing the issue of tax evasion or aggressive tax avoidance being addressed seriously by their politicians.
The headlines were emphatic: "Quick wins amounted to little for NDP"; "Quick wins report lands with a dull thud." But behind the headlines something unsettling: a window into a culture of seeming impunity, where players are told anything goes, do whatever it takes to win.
Petty. One word that springs to mind after last week's B.C. budget. At best, it's a lip service budget. Tweak here, tweak
Once April 30 passes, most people forget about their taxes for another year. It is tempting to just file it away but you should try to introduce a little tax planning into your financial life so next year's return holds no surprises. Especially if it involves a tax bill.
A union-backed charity that wants Canadian mining companies held accountable for overseas misdeeds is among the latest to
Those who claim the new tax credit on their 2014 return will get any benefit that's coming to them, but anyone who has already
There are a wild variety of employment expense claims that tax-filers make. Dry cleaning and teeth-whitening for on-air performers? Doesn't fly. My favourite may be the repairman whose employer demanded a bi-weekly haircut. He took his case to Tax Court, and lost. But it definitely showed determination.
The next time you puzzle over an indecipherable letter or notice from the Canada Revenue Agency, don't blame yourself: even
A small group of nature lovers in southern Ontario enjoy spending weekends watching birds and other wildlife, but lately
The so-called “iPod tax” that the Harper government (possibly unwittingly) introduced in the 2013 budget has been removed