The Canada Revenue Agency has warned eBay sellers to pay tax on revenues earned from auction sales. CRA plans to begin conducting audits in the fall.
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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 […]
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.