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Budget 2019: Positioning for a fall election

With Canada's top marginal tax rates described by some analysts as 'punitively high', and with the Canadian economy sliding to an annualized rate of growth of only 0.4 per cent in the fourth quarter, many were hoping for tax reductions in Budget 2019 that would help make Canada more competitive.

With over 30 tax professionals in offices across Canada, Gowling WLG's Tax Group is recognized by Chambers Global and the International Tax Review as a leading law firm in the areas of tax, transfer pricing, tax planning and indirect tax.

Our extensive experience advising clients - from small entrepreneurs and mid-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies - means we have the right background to meet your unique tax needs. We counsel both Canadian and international clients, and have an in-depth understanding of a wide range of industries, including apparel, banking, energy, finance and leasing, insurance, manufacturing, payments, real estate, traditional and Internet retail, telecommunications and transportation.

We implement Canadian in-bound investments for multinational corporations, tax-exempt entities, foreign sovereign entities, and high net worth individuals, and tailor outbound tax structures for Canadian entities doing business abroad. Our tax professionals can work with you to provide specialized advice to meet all of your tax requirements, from corporate reorganizations, executive compensation and international trade to private client services, tax dispute resolution and transfer pricing.

Our tax group includes lawyers, accountants, economists and former senior officers of the Canada Revenue Agency. We have the resources and first-hand experience to anticipate the problems you may face - and offer creative, practical solutions that deliver effective tax results for your business.

Automated tax advice

Are you a foreign business that plans to render services in Canada? If so, the income you receive for these services may be subject to withholding (known as Regulation 105 withholding), even if you might not ultimately have any tax payable in Canada. You may also be required to fulfill other tax-related obligations.

We invite you to use our automated Tax Adviser service - at no cost - to determine the extent of your obligations and any available Regulation 105 waivers.

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To learn more about how we can assist you with your tax issue, please contact any member of our tax team.