The proposed tax changes have farmers, doctors and other incorporated small business owners now taking to twitter to voice their concerns using the hashtag #taxshelter.
In an op-ed published in The Globe & Mail, Finance Minister Bill Morneau attempted to explain why the government believes taking this action is necessary.
The proposed changes first announced in mid-July are now subject to a 75-day consultation period, which closes October 2nd. The Canadian Federation of Agriculture is now calling for farmers who could be affected by the tax proposed to contact their member of parliament.
Above you will see a selction of tweets from farmers tweeting from their “#taxshelter.”