CANADIAN COMMODITY TAX

The Canadian Commodity Tax Committee is responsible for TEI’s advocacy and educational efforts in Canadian federal and provincial excise, sales, and use tax matters.  The committee provides comments on legislative and administrative proposals and conducts annual liaison meetings with the Canada Revenue Agency and Canadian Department of Finance to discuss tax-enforcement and policy matters in the commodity tax field.

On February 28, 2018, TEI filed comments on the proposed Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Act) and Draft Fuel Charge Regulation (Regulation) (collectively, Proposed Legislation) released by the…
On December 5–6, 2017, a delegation of Canadian Income Tax Committee and Canadian Commodity Tax Committee members assembled in Ottawa, Ontario, for TEI’s annual liaison meetings with representatives…
On August 7, 2017, TEI submitted comments to the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") regarding the proposed changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program ("VDP") outlined in Draft Information Circular –…
On June 30, 2017, TEI filed comments on the Technical Paper on the Federal Carbon Pricing Backstop (“Technical Paper”) released by the Canada Department of Finance (“Finance”). In 2016, the Canadian…
On November 15-16, 2016, representatives from Tax Executives Institute, led by 2015-2016 International President for Janice Lucchesi, met with officials from Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian…
On September 29, 2016, TEI filed a submission responding to the British Columbia Commission on Tax Competitiveness's call for feedback on how to improve BC's competitiveness. TEI's submission follows…
On May 16, 2016, TEI's Canadian Commodity Tax Committee held a liaison meeting with the British Columbia Ministry of Finance. Jordan Goss, Executive Director of the Consumer Tax Programs Branch; Ann…
On November 17-18, 2015, representatives from Tax Executives Institute, led by 2015-2016 Vice President for Canadian Affairs Lynn Moen, met with officials from Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian…
TEI has filed two letters with British Columbia's Ministry of Finance proposing changes to British Columbia's provincial sales tax and carbon tax. TEI's August 31, 2015 letter, filed with the Tax…
On December 22, 2014, TEI submitted a letter to the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) listing concerns with the new filing obligations under Section 156 of the Excise Tax Act raised by TEI members that…
On December 22, 2014, TEI submitted a letter to the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) listing concerns with the new filing obligations under section 156 of the Excise Tax Act raised by TEI members that…
On November 18-19, 2014, representatives from Tax Executives Institute, led by 2014-2015 President Mark C. Silbiger and 2014-2015 Vice President for Canadian Affairs Paul T. Magrath, met with…
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