Is Ottawa violating Canadians’ constitutional rights to help the U.S. collect taxes? According to two Ontario women, it is.
Two women are suing the Canadian government over a controversial deal in which Canada has agreed to share the tax information of U.S. persons who are Canadian residents with the IRS.
On its face, the deal may seem to be nothing extraordinary. In practice, however, the costs to privacy, autonomy, and Canadian sovereignty of complying with the United States’ Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are sweeping. At America’s behest, Canada must share tax information even about Canadians who have never lived a day of Read more