TORONTO, March 22 /CNW/ –
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Reports suggest that the federal government may attempt to strike a fine balance in this afternoon’s federal Budget, reaffirming the government’s commitment to previously enacted corporate tax rate reductions, while attempting to constrain future deficits.
Although current financial circumstances may limit the government’s ability to introduce further tax relief, the Finance Minister may still unveil certain targeted tax changes.
MICHAEL FRIEDMAN and MICHAEL TEMPLETON are tax lawyers with MCMILLAN LLP and are available after 4pm EDT, to discuss the 2011 federal Budget and the federal government’s future tax plans.
- MICHAEL FRIEDMAN is a Partner in the McMillan Tax Group and advises clients on a broad range of domestic and international taxation matters. Michael has extensive experience guiding the tax-efficient execution of domestic and cross-border corporate transactions and regularly assists clients in resolving disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency and provincial revenue authorities.
- MICHAEL TEMPLETON is also a Partner in the McMillan Tax Group and practices in the areas of international transactions, business taxation and tax litigation. Before joining the firm, he represented the Canada Revenue Agency in tax appeals and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on tax issues.
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