retricted input tax credits

TEI Urges Changes to Canada Regulation on Restricted Input Tax Credits

On March 7, 2011, TEI submitted a letter to Finance Canada and Canada Revenue Agency recommending amendments to the Harmonized Value-added Tax System regulations to make restricted input tax credit (RITC) reporting administrable. The letter follows up on TEI's December 2010 liaison meetings with Canada Revenue Agency and the Department of Finance, where TEI representatives raised the timing for reporting and applying the rules relating to RITCs. TEI maintains that reporting RITCs pursuant to the timeframes required in Harmonized Value-added Tax System Regulations, No.