Recent Consultations

Pre-Budget Consultations

2014 Pre-Budget Consultations

Online 2013 Pre-Budget Consultations

Online 2012 Pre-Budget Consultations

Other Consultations

2014

Federal Capital Markets Stability Act: Draft for Consultation (September 2014)

Department of Finance Consults on Draft Tax Legislation (August 2014)

Government Launches Public Consultation on a Taxpayer Protection and Bank Recapitalization Regime (August 2014)

Harper Government Consults on National Strategy for Financial Literacy (June 2014)

Harper Government Begins Consultations on a Potential Target Benefit Pension Plan Framework (April 2014)

Department of Finance Releases Income and Sales Tax Technical Amendments for Public Comment (April 2014)

Consultation on Tax Planning by Multinational Enterprises (February 2014)

Information Exchange Agreement Signed Between Canada and the United States (February 2014)

Harper Government Announces Tax Relief for Hospital Parking (January 2014)

The Department of Finance Clarifies GST/HST Rules Following Court Decision (January 2014)

Government of Canada Invites Comments on Draft Legislative Proposals to Require Reporting of International Electronic Funds Transfers to the Canada Revenue Agency (January 2014)

2013

Canada’s Financial Consumer Protection Framework: Consultation Paper (December 2013)

The Department of Finance Releases Technical Proposals to Assist With the Orderly Phase-Out of the Federal Labour-Sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Tax Credit (November 2013)

Government of Canada Moving Forward With Its Plan for Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity (September 2013)

Government Invites Comments on Legislative Proposals to Modernize the Life Insurance Policy Exemption Test (August 2013)

Government Proposes Changes to Foreign Affiliate Dumping Rules (August 2013)

Government Invites Comments on Possible Measures to Prevent Treaty Shopping (August 2013)

Government of Canada Seeks to Improve the Fairness and Certainty of the Tax System (July 2013)

Government Invites Comments on Proposals to Improve the Integrity of the Federal Tax System by Limiting Access to Graduated Rates for Trusts and Certain Estates (June 2013)

Consultations Launched on Phase-Out of the Labour-Sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Tax Credit (May 2013)

Prime Minister announces plan to strengthen venture capital investment in Canada (January 2013)

2012

Harper Government Launches Review of Canada’s Tariff Regime for Developing Countries (December 2012)

Harper Government Releases Income Tax Technical Amendments for Public Comment (December 2012)

Department of Finance Launches Public Consultation on International Aid (December 2012)

Harper Government Releases Draft Legislative Proposals Concerning Income Tax Rules Applicable to Canadian Banks With Foreign Affiliates (November 2012)

Harper Government Pre-Publishes Second and Final Tranche of Pooled Registered Pension Plan Regulations (October 2012)

Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities (October 2012)

Harper Government Announces Code of Conduct Expansion to Mobile Payments (September 2012)

Harper Government Moving Forward With Plan for Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity (August 2012)

Harper Government Publishes Pooled Registered Pension Plan Regulations (August 2012)

Harper Government Launches Consultations on Contingency Fees for the SR&ED Tax Incentive Program (August 2012)

Harper Government Releases Draft Legislation to Strengthen Tax Fairness for Canadians (July 2012)

Harper Government Imposes Tough New Pro-Consumer Oversight on Banking Complaints (July 2012)

Harper Government Encourages Consumer Choice and Competitiveness of Credit Unions Nationwide (July 2012)

Minister of Finance Launches Consultations on Increasing Venture Capital in Canada (June 2012)

Government Releases for Consultation Draft Legislative Proposals to Improve the Caseload Management of the Tax Court of Canada (June 2012)

Department of Finance Announces Transitional Rules for the Elimination of the Harmonized Sales Tax in British Columbia (February 2012)

2011

Government Launches Consultations on Canada’s Foreign Trade Zone-Like Policies and Programs (December 2011)

Minister of Finance Launches Consultation to Update Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorist Financing Regime (December 2011)

Provincial and Federal Governments Partner Toward Introduction of Pooled Registered Pension Plans (December 2011)

Government Invites Comments on Proposals to Improve the Caseload Management of the Tax Court of Canada (November 2011)

Consultation Paper on Proposed Amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Regulations on Ascertaining Identity (November 2011)

Government of Canada Releases Income Tax and Sales Tax Technical Amendments for Public Comment (October 2011)

Government Launches Review of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (October 2011)

Pooled Registered Pension Plans: Building a Stronger Retirement Income System for Canadians (October 2011)

Finance Canada – Customs Tariff

Joint Notice with the Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness under the Customs Act

Government Invites Comments on Tax Rules for Employee Profit Sharing Plans (August 2011)

Government of Canada Releases Draft Foreign Affiliate Rules (August 2011)

Government Launches Employment Insurance Rate-Setting Consultations (August 2011)

Government of Canada Moving Forward With Its Low-Tax Plan for Jobs and Growth (August 2011)

Department of Finance Invites Comments on Proposal to Strengthen Regulation of Registered Canadian Amateur Athletic Associations (July 2011)

Consultation on a Demutualization Framework for Federal Property & Casualty Insurance Companies (June 2011)

Covered Bonds Consultation Paper (May 2011)

Department of Finance Releases Draft Income Tax Proposals (March 2011)

Harper Government to Further Strengthen Protection for Canadian Consumers of Financial Products and Services - Access to Funds Regulations and Negative Option Billing Regulations (March 2011)

Invitation to submit views on proposed Most-Favoured-Nation tariff elimination on certain products (February 2011)

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Government Proposes Changes to Certain GST/HST Rules Relating to Financial Institutions (January 2011)

Financial Action Task Force (January 2011)