Sources Available for Comment on 2008 Federal Budget

    TORONTO, Feb. 26 /CNW/ - For reporters covering the federal budget on
Tuesday February 26, 2008, KPMG has sources across the country available for

    Possible topics for discussion may include:

    -   Federal and provincial tax harmonization
    -   Enhanced R&D tax incentives
    -   Capital gains tax deferral
    -   Income trust conversion guidelines to be clarified
    -   International tax changes
    -   Personal tax bracket thresholds to increase
    -   Cap on defined benefit pension plan surpluses to rise

    About KPMG

    KPMG LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the
laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm affiliated with KPMG
International, a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax,
and Advisory services. Member firms operate in 145 countries and have more
than 123,000 professionals working around the world.
    The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG
International, a Swiss cooperative. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and
separate entity, and describes itself as such.

For further information:

For further information: For media interviews, please contact: Toronto,
Shilpa Kotecha,, (416) 777-8918; Montréal, Lucie Frenière,, (514) 840-2353

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