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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 file photo, the logo of Google is displayed on a carpet at the entrance hall of Google France in Paris. On Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 Ireland agreed to join an international agreement establishing a minimum corporate tax of 15% around the world, ditching the low-tax policy that has led companies like Google and Facebook to base their European operations in the country. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

How global deal stems corporate use of tax havens

Sweeping agreement was struck Friday

  • Oct 9, 2021

 

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 18, 2019 file photo, the logo of Google is displayed on a carpet at the entrance hall of Google France in Paris. On Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 Ireland agreed to join an international agreement establishing a minimum corporate tax of 15% around the world, ditching the low-tax policy that has led companies like Google and Facebook to base their European operations in the country. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

More than 130 countries reach deal on corporate minimum tax

More than 130 countries reach deal on corporate minimum tax

 

FILE - Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks during a media conference prior to a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at NATO headquarters in Brussels, in this Wednesday, May 5, 2021, file photo. Hundreds of world leaders, powerful politicians, billionaires, celebrities, religious leaders and drug dealers have been stashing away their investments in mansions, exclusive beachfront property, yachts and other assets for the past quarter century, according to a review of nearly 12 million files obtained from 14 different firms located around the world. The report released Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists involved 600 journalists from 150 media outlets in 117 countries. Jordan's King Abdullah II is one of 330 current and former politicians identified as beneficiaries of the secret accounts. (Johanna Geron, Pool via AP, File)

‘Pandora Papers’ bring renewed calls for tax haven scrutiny

‘Pandora Papers’ bring renewed calls for tax haven scrutiny

 

Auditor General Karen Hogan listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday May 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Conservatives ask auditor general to review tax-change confusion

Conservatives ask auditor general to review tax-change confusion

Auditor General Karen Hogan listens to a question during a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday May 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) headquarters is pictured in Paris, France. Some 130 countries have backed a global minimum tax as part of a worldwide effort to keep multinational firms from dodging taxes by shifting their profits to countries with low rates. The agreement announced by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Thursday also provides for taxing the largest global companies in countries where they earn profits through online businesses but may have no physical presence.(AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

130 countries back deal on global minimum tax for companies

To address challenges presented by a globalized and increasingly digital world economy

  • Jul 2, 2021
FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) headquarters is pictured in Paris, France. Some 130 countries have backed a global minimum tax as part of a worldwide effort to keep multinational firms from dodging taxes by shifting their profits to countries with low rates. The agreement announced by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Thursday also provides for taxing the largest global companies in countries where they earn profits through online businesses but may have no physical presence.(AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows its program to combat tax evasion by the super-rich has resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions in recent years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

CRA audits of ultra-wealthy Canadians yield zero prosecutions, convictions

Only two cases proceeded to federal prosecutors, with no charges laid

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Data from the Canada Revenue Agency shows its program to combat tax evasion by the super-rich has resulted in zero prosecutions or convictions in recent years. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left and US President Joe Biden sit around the table at the top of the G7 meeting, in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, England, Friday, June 11, 2021. (Leon Neal/Pool Photo via AP)

Biden sells G-7 on global tax, but U.S. Congress is a hurdle

Biden sells G-7 on global tax, but U.S. Congress is a hurdle

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left and US President Joe Biden sit around the table at the top of the G7 meeting, in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, England, Friday, June 11, 2021. (Leon Neal/Pool Photo via AP)
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Red Deer city council to consider tax rate bylaw

Economic initiatives and incentives to be discussed at Monday’s council meeting

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The Canadian Taxpayers Federation wants Premier Jason Kenney to stop the de-indexation of tax brackets. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

Taxpayers association warns of UCP tax grab

Opposes de-indexation of tax brackets

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation wants Premier Jason Kenney to stop the de-indexation of tax brackets. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

New taxpayer watchdog plans to monitor how CRA handles pandemic-stressed taxpayers

New taxpayer watchdog plans to monitor how CRA handles pandemic-stressed taxpayers

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) headquarters Connaught Building is pictured in Ottawa on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Bill Kirwan holds up the notice that was left on his doorknob on Sept. 8, that states his utilities would be disconnected if he didn’t pay his overdue amount by Sept. 11. Parts of the image were blurred to protect personal information. Photo by Emily Jaycox

Ponoka homeowner feels ‘disrespected’ by utility disconnection notice

Town responds with information about overdue account process

Bill Kirwan holds up the notice that was left on his doorknob on Sept. 8, that states his utilities would be disconnected if he didn’t pay his overdue amount by Sept. 11. Parts of the image were blurred to protect personal information. Photo by Emily Jaycox
Central Alberta rural officials protest energy industry tax break plan

Central Alberta rural officials protest energy industry tax break plan

Rural elected officials fear tax break will shift unfairly burden on to ratepayers

Central Alberta rural officials protest energy industry tax break plan
FILE- In this June 18, 2018, file photo an employee scans a battery into the cash register at an electronics store in Secaucus, N.J. Best Buy reports financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)

Central Alberta mayors pan municipal sales tax idea

Proposal calls for 1% temporary provincial sales tax dedicated to municipal infrastructure

FILE- In this June 18, 2018, file photo an employee scans a battery into the cash register at an electronics store in Secaucus, N.J. Best Buy reports financial results on Tuesday, Nov. 20. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey, File)
Tax writeoffs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners

Tax writeoffs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners

OTTAWA — Canada is making off-road electric vehicles and automotive equipment eligible…

Tax writeoffs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners
Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies

Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies

A former provincial Liberal leader and member of the Alberta legislature says…

Ex-Alberta legislature member on tax strike over unpaid oilpatch property levies
Rural Municipalities of Alberta says its members need more power to make oil and gas companies pay their taxes.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff

Municipalities want the power to make energy companies pay their tax bills

Rural Municipalities of Alberta says amount of unpaid tax bills is soaring

Rural Municipalities of Alberta says its members need more power to make oil and gas companies pay their taxes.
Photo by PAUL COWLEY/Advocate staff
Municipalities left guessing what province wants in school taxes

Municipalities left guessing what province wants in school taxes

Provincial election disrupted usual budgeting schedule in Edmonton

Municipalities left guessing what province wants in school taxes
Red Deer County approves 2018 tax rates

Red Deer County approves 2018 tax rates

Non-residential tax rate increases but residential and farmland rates stay the same

Red Deer County approves 2018 tax rates
Property taxes to go up 1.5 per cent

Property taxes to go up 1.5 per cent

City council gave first reading to tax bylaw on Monday

Property taxes to go up 1.5 per cent
Trump pitches tax cut as ‘middle class miracle’

Trump pitches tax cut as ‘middle class miracle’

INDIANAPOLIS — Promising a “middle class miracle,” President Donald Trump on Wednesday…

  • Sep 27, 2017
Trump pitches tax cut as ‘middle class miracle’