New tax incentives for investment could increase Canada’s emissions
Manufacturing and processing companies can write off the full cost of buying new equipment and machinery as soon as they put the purchases to use.
Ottawa has a competitiveness plan, but it’s unclear how much help is needed
Focus will be on targeted measures to attract investment, rather than broad-based corporate tax reductions.
Canadian competitiveness lags because of US tax reform
635,000 jobs, $85 billion in GDP and $20 billion in government revenue could be at risk.
Canada needs tax reform, not tinkering
A response is needed to US policies that have reduced personal and business-related taxes.
Asleep at the wheel on US tax reform
Clear warning signs yet Ottawa and many of the provinces have done nothing to respond.
US tax reforms could hurt Canada more than NAFTA pullout: business groups
Bank of Canada warns NAFTA uncertainty and the tax reforms would encourage firms to divert investment to the US.
IMF raises outlook for Canadian economy, upgrades global projections
Projects Canada’s economy will grow 2.3% this year, up from 2.1% in October.
Ryan promises to overhaul US tax code this year despite hurdles
House speaker’s proposals include import tax that would impact Canadian manufacturers and exporters.
Worry about a decline in start-ups
Concerns over the decline in start-ups has not been met with practical solutions – capital gains tax reform is one practical possibility.
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How OECD’s new guidelines will impact base erosion and profit splitting.