A a communications employee of the National Union of Public and General Employees is encouraging his friends to give back their tax breaks.
According to The National Post, Andy Pedersen completed his tax-return and noticed his software gave him the option to opt-out and gave $1500 back to the government.
“Why are they giving it to people like us? We can find a way to spend it, for sure, but we definitely do not need it,”
Pedersen is hoping others do the same and took to Facebook to voice his opinion and attempt to convince others that 'lower taxes mean service cuts'.
“I disagree with the government contention that we, as individuals, are better at deciding how to use that money, that we are somehow more effective spenders. That flies in the face of all kinds of common sense. When you pool money together, that money becomes more powerful and you can do more with it,” he told The National Post.