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Property tax imbalance erodes political accountability, discourages business investment

The growth of capital investment in Canada slowed substantially from 2005 to 2018 compared to earlier periods.


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Memo to Prime Minister Trudeau—you increased the tax burden on Canadian families

Of the total amount of taxes paid, most (53.2 per cent) will go to the federal government.


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When taxes on investment returns are very high, the negative consequences, compounded over time, can be dramatic.


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The Wynne government’s budget raises most middle tax rates and adjusts income thresholds.


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Canadian families in the top 20 per cent pay 55.9 per cent of all federal, provincial and municipal taxes.


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In 2017, the average Canadian family with two or more people will pay $47,135 in total taxes.


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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.