Hat Forum Sat. July 21, OISE 11am "Taxation and the Common Good"

HAT FORUM, Sat. July 21, 2012,
LOCATION:  OISE, 242 Bloor Street W
Time:  11AM - 1PM.
FACILITATOR:  Jodi Perrin
TOPIC:Taxation and the Common Good.

Questions:
What is the general purpose of taxation?
What might be reasons behind differences in tax regimes for different persons or institutions?
Would we wish to make changes to our current taxregimes/  exemptions/ and breaks and how could we do  What might be some consequences if tax exemptions were withdrawn from, for example religious institutions

(apologies for the absence of  Forum posting for last week - the heat wave led to computer problems  --. mb ).