OTTAWA, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Tax complexity adversely affects taxpayers, businesses, governments and Canada's economy, which is why simplifying Canada's tax system is the number one policy priority for the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada). The association has led the charge urging the federal government to reform Canada's tax system and is now convening the first-ever summit on tax simplification in Canada.
On Tuesday, December 4, public policy experts will convene to discuss the matter of tax simplification and design a roadmap on how to move forward. An outcomes report, which will highlight key recommendations made at the summit, will be published and broadly disseminated early next year.
|Date:||Tuesday, December 4, 2012|
|Location:||Ottawa Convention Centre, Ottawa ON|
|Interviews:||Anthony Ariganello, President and CEO at CGA-Canada and Carole Presseault, Vice-President of Government and Regulatory Affairs at CGA-Canada|
Spokespeople are available for interviews once the summit concludes.
Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada serves 75,000 Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and nearly 100 countries. Respected accounting and financial management professionals, CGAs work in industry, finance, government and public practice. CGA-Canada establishes the designation's certification requirements and professional standards, offers professional development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs nationally and internationally.
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