CPA Canada Commodity Tax Committee response to CRA bulletin about GST/HST rebate for pensions

Learn about the insights shared by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) Commodity Tax Committee (CTC) with the federal government on its effort to publicly explain the GST/HST rebate for pensions.

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The CPA Canada CTC has shared its insights with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on Notice 257, its draft GST/HST technical information bulletin, The GST/HST Rebate for Pension Entities. The document is an attempt by CRA to provide guidance to taxpayers on how to apply the GST/HST to pension arrangements. This November 29, 2010 letter raises several issues and provides constructive recommendations to help make the rules easier to understand.

What you will learn

In this letter, members of the CTC address topics such as:

  • residency of pension plans
  • master trusts
  • selected listed financial institutions
  • employer resource/deemed and actual supplies