December 13, 2017

Archived - Government to Announce Next Steps on Tax Fairness for the Middle Class

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Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will announce next steps to simplify the Government's plan to improve the treatment of income sprinkling for owners of Canadian-controlled private corporations, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

Department of Finance Canada officials will provide a background briefing immediately following the release of the simplified proposals.

Time and location:

1:00 p.m. EST
National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street

A question and answer session with media will follow.

For those unable to attend in person, the briefing is also available by teleconference.

Teleconference Information

613-954-9003 / or toll-free 1-866-206-0153 in North America
Access code: 8669707#

Note: This background briefing is for journalists only. Participants should dial in 10 minutes before the call is scheduled to begin.

The briefing is offered on a background basis only. Any information provided verbally may only be paraphrased and attributed to a senior Department of Finance Canada official.

Embargoed Reading for Media

Information related to the revised income sprinkling tax measures will be made available to reporters who register in advance and who have explicitly agreed to the terms of an embargo on the material and content.

The documents will be made available to reporters at 12:00 p.m. All materials will be under embargo until the briefing begins at 1:00 p.m.

To register to receive the information under embargo, contact prior to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 13.

The embargoed reading is for journalists only.

Minister's Media Availability

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau will be available to the media to discuss the revised tax measures.

Time and location:

3:15 p.m. EST
Foyer of the House of Commons

Media may contact:

Chloé Luciani-Girouard
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance

Media Relations
Department of Finance Canada

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