Media Advisory - Need an on-the-ground source on Budget Day?

    PwC tax leaders available for comment in Ottawa on March 19

    TORONTO, March 15 /CNW/ - The federal budget will be delivered on
March 19, 2007 and tax experts from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will be in
Ottawa to provide commentary and analysis. Tax cuts are expected to play a big
part of this year's budget, the second for the minority Conservatives. Our
experts can help explain how the budget affects individual taxpayers and
businesses across Canada.
    They have a great deal of experience in tax planning, taxation in the
technology sector and working with Canadian private companies and their
shareholders. They have helped clients work through the effects of many
previous federal budgets and are ready to do the same this year. Our tax
experts in Ottawa will be available in person when the lock-up ends at 4:00
p.m. at the Ottawa Congress Centre. Other PwC tax experts from cities across
Canada will be available by phone throughout the day.
    PwC will once again prepare a same-day budget memo that will be sent to
media. It will be available at in the early evening on
March 19.
    To arrange a one-on-one interview with one of our tax experts, please
contact Carolyn Forest,, 416 814 5730 (office) or
416 986 2316 (cell) or Peter Zvanitajs,,
416 941 8383 x13408.

    PricewaterhouseCoopers ( provides industry-focused assurance,
tax and advisory services to build public trust and enhance value for its
clients and their stakeholders. More than 140,000 people in 149 countries
across our network share their thinking, experience and solutions to develop
fresh perspectives and practical advice. Now celebrating 100 years of
excellence in Canada, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ( and its
related entities have more than 4,700 partners and staff in offices across the
    "PricewaterhouseCoopers" refers to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, an Ontario
limited liability partnership, or, as the context requires, the
PricewaterhouseCoopers global network or other member firms of the network,
each of which is a separate and independent legal entity.

For further information:

For further information: Carolyn Forest, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP,
(416) 814-5730,; Peter Zvanitajs,
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, (416) 941-8383 x13048,

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