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: Fraser Institute Tax Index: Half a Century of Fuzzy Math: Canadian Income Tax Video – Do You Know How Canadian Tax Works?: Payroll Taxes: Taxes for Self-Employment & Side Hustles: Beer & Wine Taxes in Ontario: Spirits Taxes in Ontario: Tobacco Taxes in Ontario: [More]