MORNEAU VS. BUSINESS
Entrepreneurs say Ottawa’s proposed changes to small-business taxes are a costly ‘slap in the face’ to the people who take big risks to build the economy and create jobs. The government says it’s simply levelling the playing field, closing loopholes that widen the gap between the wealthy and the middle class. Who’s right?
Finance Minister Bill Morneau, top, wants to level the taxation playing field. But Hamilton small-business owner Joe Camillo, above, believes the federal government’s proposals will put entrepreneurs such as him at a disadvantage.