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  • Today at McGill Law: Singer on Remission OrdersOctober 22, 2018

    Today at McGill Law, Prof. Sam Singer of Thompson Rivers University will present his work in progress, entitled “Evaluating Canadian Tax Remission Orders: A Debt Relief Vehicle for Taxpayers,” as part of the annual Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium at McGill Law.Here is the abstract:Remission ord … Read more »

  • Canada implements the MLI on BEPS; Will Parliament Take a Nap?September 20, 2018

    With the return of Canada’s Parliament to business this week, debate theoretically should take place on Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting, a.k.a. the “Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax … Read more »

  • 2018 Tax Policy Colloquium at Mcgill LawAugust 29, 2018

    I’m very happy to announce the 2018 McGill Tax Policy Colloquium, which will take an interdisciplinary approach to tax policy analysis. The colloquium is made possible by a grant from Spiegel Sohmer. The land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk), a place whi … Read more »

  • Introduction to Tax Policy TheoryJune 14, 2018

    Every year I make this primer, an Introduction to Tax Policy Theory, available to my tax policy students (and otherwise send it whenever I’m asked for an overview look at tax policy basics), so I decided to post it on SSRN. It is not a published piece but may be some day. Here is the description:Tax … Read more »

  • Taxing Income Where Value is Created: draft and powerpointApril 11, 2018

    I have posted a draft of a work in progress, Taxing Income Where Value is Created, which is co-authored by Laurens van Apeldoorn (Leiden University). Here is the abstract:Subscribing to the core idea that income should be taxed where value is created, the international community has devised a set of … Read more »