Finance and Tax Policy

Print

finance

On Price, Who's Naughty? Who's Nice?

Ask Canadians whether retail prices are lower in the United States than they are here in Canada and you are likely to hear a resounding yes. Many...

Summary

In order to meet its November 4, 2014 commitment to reduce its average interchange rate to 1.50%, MasterCard is reducing rates on all consumer credit cards in all...

Retail Council of Canada attended a press conference to launch the Price Transparency Act on December 9, 2014. 

The Minister of Industry, the Honourable James Moore, introduced legislation...

Avoid potential Canadian retaliatory tariffs against the US.

Current Status:

In October the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that US COOL rules discriminated against exports...

After a long, hard-fought campaign by RCC members, retailers are today seeing a reversal and cap in the fees that merchants are charged for accepting credit cards.

  • Earlier this...

The Statistics Canada Study released today:  Cross-border shopping, 2006 to 2012, demonstrates why the Government of Canada needs to implement changes to address the Canada/U.S. Price gap.  The...

Small Business Job Credit is expected to save businesses more than $550 million over the next two years.

The Small Business Job Credit, announced today by Minister of Finance Joe Oliver,...

New federal legislation came into force on January 1, 2014 with administrative monetary penalties and criminal offences to address the underreporting of revenues through the use of ESS software,...

The majority Liberal government fresh off election victory re-released the May 1st budget on July 14.  This note restates the issues of interest to retailers.

Ontario Retirement Pension...

With the election of a Liberal majority, Premier Wynne will select a new cabinet over the next few days. 

The Legislature will resume with a throne speech on July 2nd, followed within...

Pages

Subscribe to Finance and Tax Policy