CPA Canada’s response to the federal Department of Finance’s legislative proposals for new tax measures

Learn about Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)’s submission to the federal government in response to its proposals for new tax legislation.

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CPA Canada has weighed in on the Department of Finance’s September 13, 2013 draft legislative proposals that would implement a number of tax measures from the government’s Economic Action Plan 2013. The proposals would affect personal income tax, business income tax, international taxation, sales tax and other tax areas. Developed by the Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and CPA Canada, this submission paper responds to the government’s tax plans and provides several constructive recommendations to improve their effectiveness.

What you will learn

The Joint Committee on Taxation of the CBA and CPA Canada committee members provide their expert insights on tax topics such as:

  • derivative forward agreements
  • synthetic disposition arrangements
  • currency hedging
  • thin capitalization rules
  • typical family trusts
  • majority-interest beneficiaries of trusts


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