September 11, 2017

Morneau worries about tax cheats, but his assistant keeps “misplacing” expense receipts

Sheila Gunn ReidRebel Commentator
 

Finance Minister Bill Morneau says he is worried about tax cheats and tax loopholes and people paying their fair share. 

I’m more worried about what politicians do with the money we already give them.

I took a look at some of the Finance Ministry's expenses for April and May, 2017.

They’re doing too much spending and not enough Skyping:

$8,300 in airline expenses for Morneau to fly to Beijing and $5,400 to fly him to London. It goes on and on.

I saw claims that you and I couldn’t get away with on the travel expenses of Sharan Kaur, Morneau’s Senior Special Assistant.

When in Venice, Italy for the G7 Finance Ministers’ meeting earlier this year, Kaur expensed $400 in water taxi charges. She added:

“They wouldn't provide receipts, and prices were high given it was the Venice biennial.”

No receipt. And no questions asked.

Actually she does that a lot, as you can see from the documents I received, below.

WATCH my report and I’ll show you.

Right now the Finance Minister has a war on Canada's entrepreneurial class.

Morneau wants more of their hard earned money — your hard earned money — but you can't trust him to ask for receipts while overseeing the tax money he already has.

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commented 2017-09-12 10:26:26 -0400
Liberals: “Your money is our money.”
NDP: “Your money is everybody’s money.”
Conservatives: “Your money is your money.”
Vote Conservative 2019.
commented 2017-09-12 10:11:39 -0400
Never since Confederation has there been a more entitled, corrupt and incompetent bunch in Ottawa as Trudeau’s gang.
commented 2017-09-12 10:06:39 -0400
PIGS. Plain and simple. This entitlement is my biggest problem with the Liberal party. They truly believe Canada owes them.
commented 2017-09-12 10:04:34 -0400
Liberals: “Your money is our money.”
commented 2017-09-12 05:52:13 -0400
If taxing was fair there would be no cheats.. The more tax laws we have the more corrupt our government is .
commented 2017-09-11 23:34:42 -0400
Do as I say and not as I do.
commented 2017-09-11 22:09:38 -0400
William Elder, I think that’s a fair assessment!
commented 2017-09-11 21:41:56 -0400
If Milky Morneau is hot to trap cheats he should audit his own Caucus and senators. The AG caught 23 of then screwing the public on claimed expenses last time , I’ll wager things have gotten worse now the Libranos have the key to the treasure chest.
commented 2017-09-11 18:01:44 -0400
Morneau and Kaur must be graduates of the ‘Jack Carter School of Accounting’.
commented 2017-09-11 17:30:42 -0400
Theft of tax payer funds!
commented 2017-09-11 17:24:50 -0400
The alt – left greedy Morneau keeps coming back for more $$. He underestimates the ordinary Plebeian.
commented 2017-09-11 17:23:40 -0400
Excellent report Sheila.
Morneau and his executive assistant are the tip of the iceberg!
Sharan Kaur,and, all government workers who lose their receipts should bear the cost themselves, this might help them “remember” where they put the receipts; if they actually exist.

The Finance Ministry mismanages the budget with all the taxes they receive now; it will only get worse….incompetence is the LPC way!