income tax. In fact, people with higher incomes pay a larger percent of their
income as tax. There are some places where people can put their money without
paying tax on it right away, like RRSPs, but they will pay tax on it later.
I didn't have to pay tax in the
country where I lived before. Why do I have to pay it here?
Your taxes in
Canada pay for schools, hospitals, income for poor people, and many other
I feel cheated by the people who
understand these things. I don't understand it at all, so I'm not sure that the
person who prepares my income tax is doing it the best way for me.
It's not in
anyone's interest to cheat you. The people who fill out tax returns for others
follow laws that require them to be honest. We have made these activities so
that even if you don't fill out your tax return yourself, you will understand
what is going on, and not feel cheated.