Commodity Tax

Commodity taxes at your service

In the globalization of business, increased taxation through value added taxes (VAT: in Canada, GST/HST/QST) represents the largest tax program of the last 50 years. The VAT was introduced in over 150 countries and now represents 20% of the tax revenues collected worldwide.

Support for your tax management

Since each and every transaction matters, the members of our specialized team help you manage indirect taxes so that you can concentrate on operating your business.

We share your entrepreneurial spirit and know that you are looking for practical solutions. Our multidisciplinary team has developed an efficient and practical series of reference tools that we place at your disposal:

  • Tables of rates applicable to expense accounts for SMEs and large corporations;
  • A map of Canada that shows the applicable sales tax rates in Canada by province and references future changes;
  • Regular publications that summarize changes and highlight important items for consideration.

Our experts make every effort to optimize the recoveries you are due, as well as your liquidity. We ensure that you pay the right amount of tax, at the right time and place.

Ensure efficient tax compliance

We apply a practical and integrated approach to managing indirect taxes and meeting your tax obligations. As a result, your tax compliance is simplified, in terms of both revenues and expenses. In addition to helping you manage your day-to-day transactions, this approach includes the management of audits by the tax authorities.

We have developed a unique collaborative approach and tools that facilitate these audits for both your company and the tax authorities. We work to foster a shared understanding that saves time and minimizes differences of opinion and assessments requiring opposition procedures.

Avoid unpleasant surprises and costly errors

Our team can also support you in your planning of extraordinary, international or complex transactions such as a business acquisition. We will help you structure your transactions with an eye to minimizing taxes payable, increasing cash on hand, and even ensuring that your internal processes and your contracts are consistent with the desired treatment and protect your company from costly errors. At the same time, you are assured that your reputation is protected.