Let's call it progress...

Accounts Receivable Tax 
Airline surcharge tax
 
Airline Fuel Tax
 
Airport Maintenance Tax
 
Building Permit Tax
 
Cigarette Tax
 
Corporate Income Tax
 
Goods and Services Tax (GST)
 
Death Tax
 
Dog License Tax
 
Driving Permit Tax
 
Environmental Tax (Fee)
 
Excise Taxes
 
Federal Income Tax
 
Fishing License Tax
 
Petrol Tax (too much per litre)
 
Health Tax
 
Hunting License Tax
 
Interest Tax
 
Liquor Tax
 
Luxury Taxes
 
Marriage License Tax
 
Medicare Tax
 
Mortgage Tax
 
Personal Income Tax
 
Property Tax
 
Poverty Tax
 
Prescription Drug Tax
 
Real Estate Tax
 
Vehicle Tax
 
Retail Sales Tax
 
Service Charge Tax
 
School Tax
 
Vehicle License Registration Tax
 
Vehicle Sales Tax
 
Water Tax
 
Watercraft Registration Tax
 
Well Permit Tax
 
Workers Compensation Tax
 
And Now a Flood Tax and then a Carbon Tax !
 

Not one of these taxes existed 100 years ago, & our nation was one of the most prosperous in the world. 
We had absolutely no national debt, had a large middle class, and Mum stayed home to raise the kids.