On January 29, 2021, TEI filed comments with the Canadian Department of Finance regarding certain items in the Department’s fall economic statement. TEI’s comments focused on issues related to proposed new rules on cross border digital products and services, as well as goods supplied through fulfillment warehouses. These issues included alignment of the new rules with Quebec, treatment of commissions, the implementation date of the rules, and certain practical considerations.
TEI’s comments were submitted under the aegis of its Canadian Commodity Tax Committee, whose Chair is Don Mills of Canopy Growth Corporation. Benjamin R. Shreck, TEI Tax Counsel, coordinated the preparation of TEI’s comments.