#99 Julie Payette Tops 2021 Taxpayer Naughty List

Episode 103 December 30, 2021 00:32:15
#99 Julie Payette Tops 2021 Taxpayer Naughty List
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#99 Julie Payette Tops 2021 Taxpayer Naughty List

Franco Terrazzano is spreading some Christmas cheer and also some coal with our 2021 Naughty and Nice list. Who’s at the top of the Naughty list? Former governor general Julie Payette, with Conservative Party Leader Erin O’Toole a runner-up for flip-flopping on carbon taxes.

CHECK THE LIST HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/taxpayers-release-naughty-and-nice-list-en_ca

SIGN the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/rein-in-governor-general-perks

Taxes Going Up in 2022  

Franco has also been doing some of that nerdy policy work and he’s put together this year’s New Year’s Tax Changes report. Long story short? Taxpayers should brace for a raft of tax hikes in 2022.

SEE THE CHANGES HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/ctf-releases-new-year%E2%80%99s-tax-changes-for-2022

SIGN the PETITION: https://www.taxpayer.com/petitions/take-home-sales-off-tax-forms

Quebec Billionaire Wants Baseball Subsidy

Renaud Brossard has an update from Montreal, where billionaire Stephen Bronfman is asking for a subsidy equivalent to 54,000 Quebecers income taxes in a bid to bring a part-time baseball team to the city.

READ MORE HERE: https://www.taxpayer.com/newsroom/baseball-bronfman-asking-for-the-equivalent-of-54,000-quebecers-total-income-tax-bills

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