Canada steps up efforts to fight tax avoidance

Pedro Gonçalves
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Canada has approved a law updating the country's tax treaties to tackle corporate tax avoidance after the latest figures revealed that companies avoided up to C$11bn in taxes in 2014. Last Friday royal assent was given to Bill C-82, a multilateral tax treaty developed by more than 100 countries that is designed to reduce opportunities for tax avoidance by multinationals and improve cross-border tax dispute resolution. The Bill allows Canada to modify any bilateral tax treaties with it h...

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