Media Releases

A listing of recent press releases from Canadians for Tax Fairness.

MEDIA RELEASE: Governments should waive tax-filing requirement for low-income Canadians

2020-04-20 — $50 billion in supports could fail to reach vulnerable Canadians this year amid COVID crisis. For Immediate Release – April 20, 2020 OTTAWA – With community tax clinics shut down due to COVID... Read More

News Release: Four years after Panama Papers, Canadians still waiting for tax justice

2020-04-01 — (La version française suit) Photo credit: Kent MacElwee, flickrNEWS RELEASE: Four years after Panama Papers, Canadians still waiting for tax justice Canadians for Tax Fairness and... Read More

Corporate Income Tax Freedom Day is Jan 7

2020-01-07 — Canadian corporations could have paid all their corporate income taxes by 9 a.m. For Immediate Release – January 7, 2020 OTTAWA – The holidays are over, but Canadian corporations have another... Read More

UCP budget cuts pay out to foreign-owned corporations, not ordinary Albertans

2019-10-24 — Photo: The Alberta Legislature, Queen E86/flickr RELEASE: UCP budget cuts pay out to foreign-owned corporations, not ordinary Albertans For Immediate Release – October 24, 2019... Read More

Fair Tax Report Card grades parties on election promises

2019-10-17 — For Immediate Release – October 18, 2019 Fair Tax Report Card grades parties on their election promises OTTAWA- The NDP and Greens are top of the class, the Liberals and Bloc just passing... Read More

Canadians for Tax Fairness unveils top five election priorities

2019-09-11 — Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/shawnkent/   For Immediate Release – September 12, 2019   OTTAWA- With the federal election called, Canadians for Tax Fairness is counting... Read More

Tax avoidance costing Canada up to $25B a year: PBO

2019-06-20 — Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux, centre, discusses the findings of the PBO’s report on the international tax gap at a Finance Committee June 20, 2019. Tax avoidance costing Canada... Read More

Corporate tax dodging close to $10 billion, 40% of government’s total tax gap: CRA report

2019-06-18 — For Immediate Release - June 18, 2019 Today’s corporate tax gap report from Canada Revenue Agency reveals widespread tax avoidance and evasion, particularly for larger corporations. The CRA... Read More

Transparency, accountability still missing three years after hearings into KPMG tax scheme shut down

2019-06-06 — For Immediate Release Thursday, June 6, 2019 OTTAWA – Canadians remain in the dark three years after one of the biggest accounting firms in the country convinced the government to shut down... Read More

Canadian corporate cash in top 12 tax havens increases by 10% to all-time high in 2018

2019-04-25 — For Immediate Release April 24, 2019 OTTAWA – Canadian corporations increased the money they report in Canada’s top 12 overseas tax havens by almost 10% to a record high of $353 billion in... Read More

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