Tax Treaty Negotiations with Finland

August 23, 2004


Negotiations to update the income tax treaty between Canada and Finland will commence the week of September 27, 2004, in Helsinki.

The purpose of this bulletin is to ensure that persons whose interests are affected have an opportunity to inform the government of any particular issues of double taxation that might be taken into account during the course of negotiations. The government is particularly interested in learning of any difficulties encountered by Canadians under the tax system of Finland.

Persons wishing to offer comments concerning the negotiations may send their views to:

Department of Finance
17th Floor, East Tower
140 O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Canada
K1A 0G5
Fax: 613-992-4450

For further information contact:

David Senécal
Tax Legislation Division
Phone: (613) 947-9860