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Department of Finance Canada News Release 2009-037

Tax Development Apr 30, 2009

“A Simple, Modern and Efficient Value-Added Tax System in Canada – Column by the Minister of Finance”

The Department of Finance has issued this news release containing an article by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, as printed on April 15, 2009 in Montréal’s La Presse and The Gazette newspapers. The article discusses the recent acknowledgement by the Québec government of the desire to consider fully harmonizing the QST with GST, and the federal government’s commitment to work with Québec.

Dept Finance News Release 2009-037