samedi 28 avril 2012

Les impôts et taxes: le plus gros poste budgétaire des familles Canadiennes

Via Toronto Sun: Taxes are taking a bigger chunk out of Canadians' budgets than basic necessities like food, clothing and shelter, a new report from the Fraser Institute says. The public policy think-tank calculated that over the past 50 years, an average family's total tax bill has increased 1,738%, the report Canadian Consumer Tax Index 2012 said. Over the same period, the cost of shelter increased by 1,185%, food by 518%, and clothing by 500%. "Taxes from all levels of government make up the single largest expenditure facing Canadian families," Charles Lammam, Fraser Institute associate director of tax and budget policy research, said in a release about the report Thursday.

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