Digital Services Tax Consultation

Current Status: Open until June 18, 2021

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The government is committed to ensuring that corporations in all sectors, including digital corporations, pay their fair share of taxes on the money they earn by doing business in Canada. This consultation seeks views and feedback on the proposed approach to implementing the Digital Services Tax outlined in Budget 2021. Details about this proposal are available in the Budget 2021 Annex 7 entitled Consultations on Other Tax Measures: Supplementary Information.

Who is the focus of this consultation?

Through this consultation, we want to hear from interested stakeholders including affected businesses, tax practitioners, civil society groups and members of the public. In submitting your comments, please include:

Participate through email

Due to COVID-19 public health considerations, email submissions are preferred. Send us your comments at with “Digital Services Tax Consultation” as the subject line.

Should you wish to provide comments by mail, please direct your submission to the attention of the Tax Policy Branch.

What’s next?

We’ll be collecting your feedback and will consider your input alongside the analysis of departmental officials to help inform decisions on the proposed Digital Services Tax.

Information received through this comment process is subject to the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act. Those providing comments are asked to indicate clearly the name of the individual or the organization that should be identified as having made the submission. In order to respect privacy and confidentiality, please advise when providing your comments whether you:

Should you indicate that your comments, or any portions thereof, be considered confidential, the Department of Finance will make all reasonable efforts to protect this information.

Related links

Budget 2021 Annex 7 entitled Consultations on Other Tax Measures: Supplementary Information

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