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Ontario government pummels taxpayers with Eco Tax

July 15, 2010
Ontario government pummels taxpayers with Eco Tax

Federal director Kevin Gaudet comments on the devastating Eco Tax implemented by the Ontario government July 1, 2010. The surprise tax, in addition to the HST, caught most Ontario residents completely off guard.

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on July 16, 2010

This is nothing but a tax on the consumer. The fee should be applied to the manufacturer/s that provide products in packaging that is unwarranted or that cannot be bothered to improve their product to better suit the environment. I already pay a substantial amount of taxes and users fees (Ottawa) to have proper recycling and or disposal of waste. This expense should now be reduced and stewardship Ontario should pay for my recycling. Or Better yet, Cancel this tax grab altogether PISSED OFF CONSUMER

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on July 22, 2010

Let's stop with doom and gloom end of the world nonsense associated with the green movement. Instead of taxing to dispose of garbage, let's turn the junk into a bonus for taxpayers. Turn it into energy. The endless push for "sustainable" energy and saving the planet is making me weary. Also... enough with the recycling... it's bad for my pocketbook and the environment. Look it up. Finally... if you want me to recycle, pay me for my recyclables. They belong to me, so if they have value... pay me for my items. Otherwise it goes to the dump.

 

 

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on July 27, 2010

There is an interesting thing about the new tax on used tires! The tax on used tires is $5.00! That is bad enough, but these lying gouging Lieberals have added an $.85 tax on the tax!!

We must get rid of these crooks! The HST, Eco Tax, medical tax Ripping off pharmasists, which cost us again, the Medical scam the raise mcguinty gave himself $40,000 per year and pensioners got a raise of 2.50 per month increase!

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on July 30, 2010

Sure Mr. Mguinty is the premier of Ontario but that's his job title.This does'nt make him a "leader" because he  lacks any qualities that a real leader posseses,Honesty and Integrity.The sneaky way he and his cronies changed the law for the G20 summit , the introduction of the eco tax are 2 examples.Both these situations came to be without much public awaresness or debate.This demonstratea a total lack of respect for the people of Ontario and displays a level of arrogance to it's exreme and shows just how out of touch these people have become with the real life burdens on working people.As for the HST I believe that a consumption based tax isn't all that bad of an idea BUT ONLY if it's offset with a respectible reduction in income taxes.I also believe that neccesties of life (Hydro,Natural gas \ oil for heating our homes,Water,Telephone service,Basic foods,Personal hygene products) should be exempt from ANY taxes since there are no alternatives to using these things.

That's my 2 cents         

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on September 10, 2010

Now they're incresing EI premiums.I guess it won't stop until no one has any money left to take.I know our social programs demand higher taxes and I don't mind paying my FAIR share.But when the government says they are willing to give 100's of millions for pro sports teams to build arenas ARE THEY FREAKIN KIDDING.This is insanity.

The Nordiques moved because the fan base was too small so why would they reinvest in a seemingly losing venture.I suppose it would buy a lot of votes in Quebec.These e mails we write do nothing to stop government from gambling with are tax dollars and i'm wondering if thre's anything effective that we can actually do to stop this BS.other than an election since NO politition regardless of political stripes when elected into office has the willingness to stop this waste of tax dollars.At the very least they could justify these decisions to the public.

 

 

 

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on December 07, 2010

Another ripoff gouge - this Government need to GO NOW - we cannot afford another minute of these Liberal jack asses - they have gone way to far,

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