Why isn't this a scandal?



There’s a dirty secret hiding in the shadows of yesterday’s federal budget.

Trudeau’s government chose to maintain loopholes that allow corporations to stash cash offshore and dodge $15 billion in taxes each year.
That’s $15 billion that will be lining the pockets of billionaire CEOs, instead of funding the schools and hospitals your family relies on. [1-2]

This should be a scandal, PAOV, yet no one is talking about it. You can change that.

I just got off the phone with a team of independent researchers who are working on exposing how big business has lobbied behind the scenes to stop the government from closing tax loopholes. They need $10,000 to complete their research and release a bombshell story exposing the cozy relationship between politicians and the tax havens lobby.

This story could create the political pressure needed to force the Liberals to finally act on tax havens. But I have to let the research team know if we can cover the costs of this vital research by Monday.



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A scientific poll funded by Leadnow members found that a whopping 87% of Canadians want Trudeau to close the loopholes that allow corporations to avoid paying their fair share of taxes -- but just like the Harper Conservatives before them, the Trudeau Liberals refuse to touch them. [3]

We need your help to shine a spotlight on backroom political deals preventing action to crack down on corporate tax dodgers. A research team is looking into the links between elected officials, the donors that bankroll their parties, their closest friends, and the corporate lobbyists working behind the scenes to keep offshore tax havens open.

They’re close to uncovering a story that could create the political pressure needed to force the Liberals to finally crack down on corporate tax dodging -- but we need to help raise $10,000 by Monday to complete the research.

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Together, we can shine a light on dodgy political behaviour and the power of the corporate tax lobby – but we need your help.

We’re in this together,

Brittany, Jolan and Logan on behalf of the entire Leadnow team

[1] https://www.budget.gc.ca/2018/docs/plan/toc-tdm-en.html

[2]http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2017/11/07/paradise-papers-canada-losing-billions-more-than-estimated-to-offshore-tax-havens_a_23269548/

[3] https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/12/13/canadians-want-ottawa-to-ban-use-of-tax-havens-poll-finds.html



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