TEI Requests European Commission Intervention to Assist Businesses Survive COVID-19 Disruptions

On November 2, 2020, TEI submitted a letter to the European Commission requesting VAT-related intervention to assist businesses survive COVID-19 disruptions.

TEI Members Provide Feedback on CRA Draft of Simplified Form T2200, Declaration of Conditions of Employment for Working at Home During COVID-19

On September 15, 2020, following an intensive effort to survey TEI members working for companies in different industries across Canada, TEI’s Canadian Income Committee submitted a compilation of responsive, actionable comments to the CRA concerning the draft form.

TEI Participates in Canadian Pre-Budget Consultations

On August 10, 2020, TEI submitted written recommendations to the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of its pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2021 federal budget.

TEI Members Submit Follow-up Questions to Canada Revenue Agency on Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program

On June 19, 2020, members of TEI’s Canadian Income Tax Committee submitted a number of follow-up questions to the Canada Revenue Agency’s Legislative Policy and Regulatory Affairs Branch concerning various aspects of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) program.

TEI Engages with Canada Revenue Agency and Department of Finance Regarding Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

On April 17, 2020, members of TEI’s Canadian Income Tax and Canadian Commodity Tax Committees participated in a joint conference call with representatives of the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) and Department of Finance (“Finance”) to discuss a range of questions concerning the newly enacted Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”).

TEI Holds Call with Canada Department of Finance on March 30, 2020 Regarding COVID-19 Commodity Tax Issues

On March 30, 2020, members of the TEI Canadian Tax Committee had a call with the Canada Department of Finance Tax Policy Branch to discuss COVID-19 commodity tax issues and Finance’s March 27, 2020 announcement.

TEI Requests Administrative and Payment Relief for State and Local Taxes in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

On March 25, 2020, TEI sent state and local tax organizations and state tax revenue agencies a letter seeking administrative, filing, and payment relief for state and local taxes in response to the COVID-19 crisis.