By Peter Gillespie
Until recently, tax policy has been the exclusive domain of experts. This is changing, however, as citizen's groups around the world have begun to research and advocate on tax matters.
by Toby Sanger, CUPE Economist and Canadians for Tax Fairness Board Member
Canadians for Tax Fairness organized a Fair Tax Summit on March 29 and 30, 2012 in Ottawa. Over 185 participants came from across Canada to discuss international and domestic tax justice issues and plan a campaign for tax fairness.
Something is happening in Canada that seems, in the context of a majority Harper government, counter-intuitive. By Murray Dobbin, President, Canadians for Tax Fairness.
gap between rich and poor is growing in Canada and that threatens to make us all poorer, in health and quality of life, where
ever you fall on the income scale. Studies have shown that unequal
The federal government is expected to introduce an austerity budget on March 29 that will cut vital public services and many of the public sector jobs that deliver them.
Dennis Howlett, Coordinator of Canadians for Tax Fairness
and deficits are the wrong diagnosis; Austerity the wrong medicine.
New research published by the Tax Justice Network shows that tax evasion costs governments around the world more than US$3.1 trillion annually.