Behind Closed Doors
 

 

Behind Closed Doors
How The Rich Won Control of Canada's Tax System... And Ended Up Richer

McQuaig, Linda
Publisher:  Penguin, Canada
Year Published:  1987  
Pages:  363pp   Price:  $7.99   ISBN:  0-14-010057-1
Library of Congress Number:  HJ4662.A6M38 1988   Dewey:  336.24'0971
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6181

A stinging indictment of Canada's tax system and the people who shape it.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter One: How the System Works …. Against You
Chapter Two: Tax Haven in the Snow
Chapter Three: The Confidence Game
Chapter Four: The Cosy World of Tax
Chapter Five: How a Nice Bay Street Accountant Ended Up Hated by His Neighbours: The Tale of Kenneth Carter
Chapter Six: Running Scared: How Ottawa Handled Tax Reform
Chapter Seven: Revenge of the Lobbyists
Chapter Eight: The Cosy World of Tax Meets the Kilted Priest: Allan MacEachen's November 1981 Budget
Chapter Nine: Tax Credits for Sale: No Experience necessary
Chapter Ten: Mickey Cohen: Courtier in the Cosy World of Tax
Chapter Eleven: Deficit Mania: How Ottawa Raised Taxes for Everyone but the Rich
Chapter Twelve: Michael Wilson and the Hijacking of Tax Reform

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Index

Subject Headings

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