Saskatchewan Bill 127 received Royal Assent on May 30, 2018.
Bill 127 introduces two non-refundable tax credits that were announced in Saskatchewan's 2018 provincial budget-the Saskatchewan Technology Start-up Incentive (STSI) and the Saskatchewan Value-added Agriculture Incentive (SVAI). Bill 127 harmonizes the province's corporate tax legislation for claiming the small business deduction with 2016 federal amendments to the small business deduction rules. It also includes several other measures announced in the province's 2018 budget.
The corporate income tax measures in Bill 127 are considered substantively enacted for IFRS and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE) purposes on April 23, 2018, which is when the bill received first reading in the provincial legislature (since Saskatchewan has a majority government). The corporate income tax measures in Bill 127 are considered enacted for U.S. GAAP purposes on May 30, 2018, the date the bill received Royal Assent.
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