Competitiveness, Tax and Unilateral State Action. A Canadian Perspective.


“For its part, Ottawa must decide if and when it will introduce legislation to implement BEPS and, having regard to the international competitiveness of Canadian business, to what extent it will do so without firm commitments that our major trading and treaty partners will follow suit – in particular the United States, where the legislative process is in disarray.”

Allan Lanthier, former chair of the Canadian Tax Foundation, and a retired partner of Ernst & Young hits the bullseye.

This conclusion is not new and is one which as you know I endorse whole-heartedly.

Although I never reproduce external content in its entirety on my blog,  Allan Lanthier’s piece in today’s Globe and Mail deserves to be considered in its entity.

Here it is.





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