E-invoicing model:
  • Post Audit
Mandatory file format:
  • No Mandatory Format
B2G requirements:
  • N/A
Archiving requirements:
  • 6 Year Period
E-signature:
  • Not Required

Summary

Navigating the global tax compliance landscape successfully is complex and resource-intensive. Every country has a specific and constantly evolving set of legislated e-invoicing requirements.

Non-compliance, intentional or not, can result in significant financial penalties, business disruption, and reputational damage.

Updates

03.23.22

  • Other applicable taxes
Proposed tax rate reduction for zero-emission technology manufacturers In the federal budget in Canada, there is a proposal for a temporary reduction in corporate income tax for any entities that qualify as zero-emission technology manufacturers. This is currently being discussed, and draft legislation to this effect has already been included in a package of draft legislative proposals on 4 February 2022 by the Department of Finance.

03.23.22

  • Other applicable taxes
New Digital Tax Act Canada’s department of Finance has released a draft of the Digital Services Tax Act (DSTA). This Act covers a wide array of entities- both residents and non-residents who engage with online users in Canada. The tax is proposed to be set at 3%, and it is expected that this will become payable in 2024, in respect of revenues earned from January 2022. As this is a draft only, dates are provisional, and we can expect more concrete information in the coming months.

08.08.21

  • VAT/G(S)ST rate information
GST / HST tax changes

From 1 July 2021, Canada’s GST / HST rules have changed around how tax is applied to online sales from non-resident digital businesses. These changes were implemented as GST / HST was often not being collected on online purchases from non-resident vendors.

Therefore, from 1st July 2021, any foreign suppliers of digital services to consumers based in Canada will be required to register for GST / HST and to collect and remit any tax to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

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