Is there too much tax legislation in Canada?

The country’s tax system is too complex for businesses and individuals: Experts
By Melissa Mancini
|Canadian Payroll Reporter|Last Updated: 09/30/2011

It’s no surprise to payroll professionals  the tax system is complex.

As payroll grapples with more than 190 pieces of legislation, it’s obvious there is more to tax than the average person realizes.

Former Auditor General Sheila Fraser called the Income Tax Act “one of the longest and most complex pieces of Canadian legislation” in her 2009 report.