Sometimes you wonder what Canadians would be like were it not for taxes. We'd have more cash left on our paycheques, for sure. We'd have more dough in our pockets, presumably. But what would our identity be without taxes, or more to the point: what would we do could we not complain about being ripped off?
Indeed, a great Canadian pastime is griping about taxes, though which one to pick? To find the nation's most bothersome duty, MSN asks you, the reader, to help us choose. From salary-sapping income taxes to the consumer-crippling HST, click through to read up on the nominees and tell us what Canadian tax you hate most (you can vote using the poll to the right of the page).
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Should new wireless companies Mobilicity, Wind Mobile and Public Mobile be allowed to fail?
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- Yes, the market will decide if they are competitive enough to survive.
- No, the playing field in the wireless market is not level. The government should help these companies.
- I don't know.
Date 13-03-04 2:38
Tooltip Information:Pension income splittingVideo by:Description: Pensioners can split up to 50% of eligible pension income with their spouse or common-law partner and reduce their overall tax paid.Rating: 4.5Views: 15941
Date 13-03-04 2:39
Tooltip Information:First-time home buyers' tax creditVideo by:Description: First-time home buyers can claim a non-refundable tax credit of $750 for the purchase of a qualifying home.Rating: 4Views: 4200
Date 13-03-04 3:37
Tooltip Information:Children's fitness tax creditVideo by:Description: A non-refundable tax credit of up to $75 per child for eligible expenses (maximum $500) of enrolling in a prescribed program of physical activity.Rating: 2Views: 3983