native-american-887936_1920There is a common misconception in Canada that indigenous people don’t have to pay taxes. The truth is that fewer than half of all indigenous people qualify for a tax exemptions and even less can actually use them.

It is seriously annoying when people exclaim “You’re so lucky, you don’t pay taxes!” Nope, sorry, but I pay tax just like you and I have always done so.

Please read this article and watch the video which explains clearly who doesn’t pay taxes, under which circumstance and why: First Nations pay more tax than you think