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International Tax Newsletter: Americas


International Tax Newsletter

Americas Region

February 2018

This e-newsletter gives you an overview of international tax developments being reported globally by KPMG member firms in the Americas region between 1 February and 28 February 2018.


Brazil Canada Chile
Uruguay United States  

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International Tax Newsletter: Americas


Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Tax compliance - 19 January 2018

There is a new process for filing federal tax returns and other information reporting returns—including social security filings for workers in Brazil.

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Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Carbon tax - 12 February 2018

Finance has released carbon tax legislation, along with details of a related regulatory framework that will apply to any province or territory that does not implement a carbon pricing system before 2019 that meets the federal standards.

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GST/HST - 31 March 2018

GST/HST and QST related to taxable employee benefits must be remitted by March 31, 2018.

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Federal budget  - 27 February 2018

The Finance Minister delivered Canada's 2018 federal budget. As expected, the budget introduces the new taxation regime for holding passive investments inside a private corporation, originally contemplated in July 2017.

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Prescribed interest rate - 6 February 2018

The prescribed interest rate for the second quarter of 2018 is now available.

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Province budget - 20 February 2018

British Columbia’s Finance Minister delivered the province’s 2018 budget. Among other, the budget introduces new rules to better track changes in beneficial ownership.

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Tax compliance - 28 November 2018

British Colombia’s not-for-profits must transition to a new online filing system by November 28, 2018.

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Multilateral instrument - 31 January 2018

Canada has begun the Multilateral Instrument ratification process.

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Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Various tax areas February - 2018

KPMG in Chile prepared a summary of the tax developments in Chile in early 2018.

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Tax legislation approved and regulatory update

Corporate income tax - 21 February 2018

A circular was issued to address the tax implications when assets used in investment projects are sold before the end of the asset’s useful life or are sold before the expiration of a 10-year period in the event that the asset’s useful life is greater than 10 years.

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United States

For legislative changes and regulatory updates for the US please visit below link to the TaxNewsFlash United States.

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