Publications

 
Canadians for Tax Fairness (C4TF) is the premiere source on matters of tax fairness for journalists, researchers, policy-makers and Canadian citizens, who trust us to provide well-researched analyses, a voice for middle-class and working-class Canadians, and a counter-weight to the well-funded tax-related advocacy groups and lobbyists whose primary objective is to protect established wealth. 
 
 
How Uber and Lyft legally avoid around $135 million in payroll and corporate tax, externalize around $217 million in GST/HST payments to drivers, and should ideally be classified as transportation companies, and in the interim pay the new digital services tax.
5 July 2021
 
How 50 Canadian firms dodged taxes and took wage subsidies while making record profits.
13 May 2021
 
How various global corporate minium tax rates can benefit Canadian revenue, and how these rates could be implemented, available via the Institute for Economic Studies, with research contributions by the Tax Justice Network.
12 April 2021
 
How the federal government can guide Canada's recovery from the Covid-19 Pandemic, while creating jobs, addressing deficits, improving public services, reducing inequalities, and mitigating the climate crisis.
February 2021
 
How most of Canada's top 111 corporations made more during Covid, thanks in part to public subsidies.
December 2021
 
How transparent is Canada? Research by C4TF's Toby Sanger and Erika Beauchesne.
2020
 
How progressive tax reforms can help pay for the pandemic, tackle inequality, and build a better future. (Key finding: Canada's top billionaires grew their wealth by $53 billion during the pandemic thus far.)
November 2020
 
House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
August 2020
 
C4TF Report: Corporate Assets in Top 12 Tax Havens 
How Canadian corporations increased reported assets in the top 12 tax havens to a record $381 billion.
July 2020
 
April 2020
 
March 2020
 
C4TF Report: Corporate Income Tax Freedom Day 2020
How corporate tax rates have fallen over the past two decades, while failing to stimulate promised growth and investment.
January 2020
 
9 October 2019
 
3 October 2019
 
C4TF Report: Platform For Tax Fairness - 2019
How the federal government can restore equality, strengthen the economy and pay for important public services.
Sept 2019
 
 
 
11 September 2019
 
Finance Canada
September 2019
 
C4TF Report: Bay Street and Tax Havens; Curbing Corporate Canada’s Addiction
How many of the top 60 companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange have subsidiaries in known tax havens
November 2017
 
C4TF Annual Report 2019-20
Campaigns, achievements, finances, summaries.
Fall 2020
 
September 2019
 
 
C4TF Annual Report 2018-19
A highlight of achievements and ongoing campaigns for tax fairness
Spring 2019
 
 
 
Finance Minister of Canada 
4 July 2018
 
House of Commons Finance Committee / Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act
18 April 2018
 
 
C4TF Brief: Tax foreign-based E-commerce Companies to Level the Playing Field
House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade / Study on Progressive Canadian Enterprises and SMEs through Electronic Commerce
6 November 2017
 
House of Commons Finance Committee on Tax Planning Using Private Corporations 
26 September 2017
 
C4TF Brief: How to Raise More Revenue for Bolder Policy Initiatives 
House of Commons Finance Committee; Pre-2018-Budget Consultations
August 2017
 
C4TF Joint Brief: Adopt Federal Procurement Policies to Combat Tax Dodging, Fraud and Corruption
Brief for the Canadian Government by C4TF and UNITE HERE Canada
1 June 2017
 
C4TF Submission: Tax Measures - Key Tools for Poverty Reduction Strategies
Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development / Status of Persons with Disabilities Study on Poverty Reduction Strategies
14 October 2016
 
7 June 2016
 
Interviews and conversations with auditors, investigators and managers at the CRA give us an insider look  at Canada’s beleaguered tax agency and help us understand where the past decade has left us and where we should be headed.
December 2015
 
 
 
 
14 October 2014
 
15 April 2014
 
House of Commons Finance Committee
14 February 2013
 
13 January 2013
 
17 January 2012