The top 10 per cent of earners earned 30.6 per cent of all income in Canada but paid 38.1 per cent of all taxes.
total tax bill
A recent poll reported that the cost of living is one of the biggest worries for Canadians.
The average family spends about half as much on housing as on taxes.
More than 50 per cent of our tax dollars finance generous pay for government employees.
In 2017, the average Canadian family with two or more people will pay $47,135 in total taxes.