Category Archives: Taxation

Whose Money

In terms of tax evasion: portrait of an evader, from 1988: Daniel Goleman, “Tax cheats: Selfish to the bottom line“, New York Times, April 11, 1988: …the type of person who cheats a lot on taxes, according to the profile … Continue reading

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Provincial Greece

Friend speaking about how, in his area of a particular province, everything is cash payments. The housekeeper on Employment Insurance, with undeclared income; every contractor. Broadly-shared values with respect to tax evasion. Institutionalized, without particular institutional referents. Friend expressed regret … Continue reading

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Living Tax

Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): Tax freedom day came to BC on June 6. Nationally, it was June 9. In Newfoundland, June 22. So the average Canadian pays 43.5% of all income in taxes! This does … Continue reading

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