BC's unfair tax system means wealthy pay lower tax rate

Today the CCPA-BC released a new report that reveals how ten years of tax cuts and changes have created an unfair system in which the wealthy pay lower taxes and the public treasury is starved for funds. Not only are BC's wealthiest 20% of households paying the lowest tax rate, tax cuts have led to $3.4 billion less annually in public revenue than in 2000. Read BC's Regressive Tax Shift: A Decade of Diminishing Tax Fairness, 2000 – 2010 and listen for interviews with Seth Klein on CHNL news and Marc Lee on the Adam Stirling show on CFAX at 3:10 PM.

There's also an op ed in today's Vancouver Sun.