Saturday, July 16, 2016

Why are Canadian taxpayers subsidizing private school tuition?

To quote a friend, "This has always made me crazy."

We were hard-pressed to take the kids refused attendance at private or religious school.
Well religion has another aspect here. What I was able to find is an elite private Catholic school here, Vancouver College, issues a charitable donation tax receipt for approximately 80% of the total cost of tuition. 
Canada Revenue Agency offers a child care expense deduction for a variety of child care services. But in one of the clauses they permit a deduction for educational institutions — for the part of the fees that relate to child care services. "
Sending your child to a private school in Canada can have many perks. But recently, Vancouver writer Sandy Garossino discovered some of those perks are tax breaks from the Canada Revenue Agency, and now she's calling for the rules to be…

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