CPA Canada’s response to Finance Canada’s consultation paper on treaty shopping

Learn about Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)’s submission to the federal government in response to its consultation paper on treaty shopping.

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CPA Canada has weighed in on the Department of Finance’s consultation paper on treaty shopping, providing constructive insights on the various approaches being considered. Developed by the Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and CPA Canada, the submission paper responds to the government’s seven questions about how to develop anti-treaty shopping legislation, and offers recommendations regarding strategies and resources to develop and enact effective treaty shopping laws.

You will learn about:

  • our position on appropriate anti-treaty shopping legislation
  • why cost-benefit analysis is necessary prior to the introduction of a treaty-shopping law
  • an assessment of the pros and cons of treaty-shopping approaches being considered
  • suggestions for crafting a treaty-shopping law that works


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