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ACEC argues for increased access to Overseas Export Tax Credits

ACEC sent a letter to Minister of Finance Paul Martin early in December urging him to make Overseas Export Tax Credits (OETC) available to individuals on short-term overseas assignments. The federal g...


ACEC sent a letter to Minister of Finance Paul Martin early in December urging him to make Overseas Export Tax Credits (OETC) available to individuals on short-term overseas assignments. The federal government currently restricts tax relief to overseas employment periods of six months or more.

ACEC also recommended that employment under CIDA-funded projects no longer be disqualified for purposes of the OETC. Anyone who can contribute to this dossier should contact Hlne Schneider at the ACEC National Office.