January 07, 2015
The past year saw a number of announcements from the Canadian federal Department of Finance with respect to new and updated bilateral tax treaties and tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs) entered into between Canada and other countries. Generally speaking, tax treaties are entered into in order to avoid double taxation and to prevention fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and on capital. TIEAs, on the other hand, provide for the mutual exchange of tax information that is possessed by, or accessible to, the taxation authorities of either jurisdiction, in order to better administer and enforce taxation laws and to prevent international fiscal evasion. For a further discussion on TIEAs, please refer to our July 2010 Tax Law Update.
The following two tables list (in chronological order) Canada’s new and updated tax treaties...
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