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RCC Statement on Bill C-59 Digital Services Tax

June 21, 2024

With the passing of Bill C-59, the Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, retailers worry that new policies contained within the bill, such as a Digital Services Tax, risk hurting our industry and will increase costs for Canadians. Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has always believed that the development of a digital services tax needs to be coordinated with our international partners and should not be applied retroactively. RCC urges the government to commit to negotiations with the United States and other countries to arrive at a harmonized digital services tax, and to work with our industry to ensure other measures contained within Bill C-59 do not end up hurting the Canadian economy.

MATT POIRIER

For questions or more information contact Matt Poirier, VP Federal Government Relations, RCC at: MPoirier@retailcouncil.org