Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Today's Canadian Taxes

I received this list from a friend. I don't know for sure that it's true but scanning the list, I have little doubt that it is!

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago and our nation was prosperous, had absolutely no national debt, had one of the largest middle class in the world and Mom stayed home to raise the kids. What the hell happened?

1 Accounts Receivable Tax
2 Building Permit Tax
3 Capital Gains Tax
4 CDL license Tax
5 Cigarette Tax
6 Corporate Income Tax
5 Court Fines (indirect taxes)
8 Dog License Tax
9 Federal Income Tax
10 Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA)
11 Fishing License Tax
12 Food License Tax
13 Fuel permit tax
14 Gasoline Tax
15 Hunting License Tax
16 Inheritance Tax
17 Revenue Canada IRS Interest Charges (tax on top of tax)
18 Revenue Canada Penalties (tax on top of tax)
19 Liquor Tax
20 Local Income Tax
21 Luxury Taxes
22 Marriage License Tax
23 Medicare Tax
24 Property Tax
25 Real Estate Tax
26 Septic Permit Tax
27 Service Charge Taxes
28 Social Security Tax
29 Road Usage Taxes (Truckers)
30 Sales Taxes
31 Recreational Vehicle Tax
32 Road Toll Booth Taxes
33 School Tax
34 Provincial Income Tax
35 Unemployment Tax
36 Telephone federal excise tax
37 Telephone federal universal service fee tax
38 Telephone federal, and
39 local surcharge taxes
40 Telephone minimum usage surcharge tax
41 Telephone recurring and non-recurring charges tax
42 Telephone and local tax
43 Telephone usage charge tax
44 Toll Bridge Taxes
45 Toll Tunnel Taxes
46 Traffic Fines (indirect taxation)
47 Trailer registration tax
48 Utility Taxes
49 Vehicle License Registration Tax
50 Vehicle Tax
51 Watercraft registration Tax
52 Well Permit Tax
53 Workers Compensation Tax
54 GST on everything including your funeral

1 comment:

Mike's America said...

Looks like we imported more than leftwing Hollywood movies and sitcoms to Canada....

Though I am still waiting for a few of the lefties down here to follow-up on their promise to move up there.