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Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Ebay Power Seller Decision

The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier decision ordering eBay to provide information on Canadian power sellers.  The Globe and Mail reports that the Canadian Revenue Agency plans to escalate its investigation in light of the decision.  A key part of the case turns on the fact that […]

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November 14, 2008 10 comments News

E-commerce Tax Policy Penalizes Canadian Business

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While my previous column highlighted encouraging new Canadian policy on the consumer e-commerce front, recent e-commerce tax policy developments are troubling. After several years of deliberations, the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency has released its interpretation on the application of the goods and service tax to e-commerce. The result should set off alarm bells among Canadian businesses engaged in e-commerce, since it places them at a competitive disadvantage relative to their U.S. and European rivals.

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September 5, 2002 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive

Canada’s Online Tax Policy Lags Leaders

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While privacy and e-commerce legislation have topped the Canadian government's Internet and e-commerce law agenda in recent years, one critical e-commerce issue has received little attention: tax policy.

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January 24, 2002 Comments are Disabled Columns Archive