The Tax Industry will tell you that they have it under control and that confidentiality should trump the public interest. This is not their call to make. It is yours. It is time to prioritize the public interest so that every Canadian paying their fair share isn't trumped by professional facilitators used by the wealthy. Isle of Man, Panama, Cayman Islands... we have had enough."
Here's the entire presentation by Executive Director Dennis Howlett and Board Member and ACFO counsel Scott Chamberlain. Will the committee get bowled over by the big accounting? If they do, it has serious repurcussions for the state of our tax system. Canadians for Tax Fairness will appear before the Finance Committee today to deliver this message to Parliament.