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P.E.I. Reduces Small Business Tax Rate — Bill Receives Royal Assent

P.E.I. Reduces Small Business Tax Rate

Bill includes corporate tax changes

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P.E.I. Bill 57 received Royal Assent on December 5, 2018. This bill reduces the province's small business tax rate to 3.5% (from 4%) effective January 1, 2019, among other changes.

The corporate income tax measures in Bill 57 are considered substantively enacted for IFRS and Accounting Standards for Private Enterprise (ASPE) purposes on November 21, 2018, which is when the bill received first reading in the provincial legislature (since P.E.I. has a majority government). The corporate income tax measures in Bill 57 are considered enacted for U.S. GAAP purposes on December 5, 2018, the date the bill received Royal Assent.

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Information is current to December 11, 2018. The information contained in this publication is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. Although we endeavour to provide accurate and timely information, there can be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received or that it will continue to be accurate in the future. No one should act upon such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. For more information, contact KPMG's National Tax Centre at 416.777.8500

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