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A Law Times column states some taxpayers are afraid of being shamed for tax planning, so therefore are paying additional taxes voluntarily. Should lawyers be advocating more for their clients’ right to tax plan?

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 A Law Times column states some taxpayers are afraid of being shamed for tax planning, so therefore are paying additional taxes voluntarily. Should lawyers be advocating more for their clients’ right to tax plan?

Yes, under the law, taxpayers have a right to organize their affairs to reduce taxation.
Votes: 55
78.6%  
No, while there is no basis in Canadian law for voluntary payments of additional taxes, this is not a good use of lawyers’ time.
Votes: 15
21.4%  

Number of Voters   70
Start Voting   2017-01-09 00:00:00
End Voting   2017-02-09 00:00:00

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