Income Tax Centenary

Reconstruction of Centre Block, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa, Ont., 15 Aug. 1916
Source: Library and Archives Canada/Canada. Dept. of Public Works collection/a130624

A five part theme week marking the centenary of income tax in Canada.  This series originally ran on Active History in September 2017.

David Tough, When Income Tax Was Like A Fire.

E.A. Heaman, What does the coming of income tax tell us about “fairness” in 1917?

Shirley Tillotson, Canada’s Controversial Income Tax

Sean Graham, History Slam Episode 104: Taxation and Democracy

Shirley Tillotson, The Family as Tax Dodge, Again

David Tough, The Use and Abuse of Boredom


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