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  • Today at McGill: Mehrotra on value added taxationNovember 20, 2017

    Today, Ajay Mehrotra, Northwestern University and the American Bar Foundation, will present “The VAT Laggard: A Comparative History of U.S. Resistance to the Value-Added Tax, as part of the annual Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium at McGill Law. This is a fascinating topic as the United States co … Read more »

  • Today at McGill: Tillotson on the Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian DemocracyNovember 6, 2017

    On Monday November 6, Shirley Tillotson of Dalhousie University will present her new book,  Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy, as part of the annual Spiegel Sohmer Tax Policy Colloquium at McGill Law.The tax policy colloquium at McGill is supported by a grant mad … Read more »

  • Monday at McGill: Pichhadze on Transfer Pricing and GAAR in CanadaOctober 21, 2017

    On Monday October 23, Amir Pichhadze, Lecturer at Deakin University, Australia, will present his work in progress, entitled “Canada’s Federal Income Tax Act: the need for a principle (policy) based approach to legislative (re)drafting of Canada’s transfer pricing rule” as part of the annual Spiegel … Read more »

  • Does a country's willingness to exchange tax info alter the character of its trade in services?October 21, 2017

    Delimatsis and Hoekman have posted National Tax Regulation, International Standards and the GATS: Argentina—Financial Services, of interest especially in light of ongoing discourse about what kinds of tax competition are approved versus harmful in OECD terms. Here is the abstract:Can a WTO Member di … Read more »

  • 100 Years of Tax Law in CanadaSeptember 17, 2017

    2017 marks the 100thanniversary of Canada’s federal income tax. In commemoration of this milestone, a half-day symposium will be conducted in conjunction with the Spiegel Sohmer Colloquium on 2 October 2017. The goal of this symposium is to explore the evolution of tax law and policy in Canada over … Read more »