Canadian tax system in need of overhaul: report

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A report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPAC) has slammed the country's tax system, describing it as complex, outdated, lacking in trust and having a negative impact on individual citizens and on Canada's competitiveness in the wider world. Upon publication in December, the CPAC urged the Canadian government to undertake a root-and-branch reform of the system, saying: "It's time to move the conversation beyond the need for a comprehensive review of the country's tax system to how to conduct such an undertaking." The report, Canada's Tax System: What's so Wrong an...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.