According to the Fraser Institute, Canadians pay about 43% of their income in taxes. Now not all of that is income taxes, which really depend on your income. To test their tax estimate against my own situation, I tracked all the taxes I paid throughout the year. Fraser Institute Study: https://www.fraserinstitute.org/sites/default/files/tax-freedom-day-2018.pdf Fraser Institute Tax Index: Half a Century of Fuzzy Math: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/commentary/fraser-institutes-consumer-tax-index-grossly-misrepresents-reality Canadian Income Tax Video – Do You Know How Canadian Tax Works?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_IsUvhV35I Payroll Taxes: Taxes for Self-Employment & Side Hustles: Beer & Wine Taxes in Ontario: https://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/tax/bwt/index.html Spirits Taxes in Ontario: https://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/tax/st/index.html Tobacco Taxes in Ontario: https://www.fin.gov.on.ca/en/tax/tt/index.html [More]