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March 9, 2022

Canada releases proposed EIFEL rules

Canada released for public comment on February 4, a package of draft legislative proposals to implement various tax measures. Included in these measures are rules aimed at limiting the amount of interest and other financing expenses that businesses may deduct for income tax purposes based on a proportion of earnings, as previously announced in the 2021 Federal Budget. These new rules are described as the excessive interest and financing expenses limitation (EIFEL) rules.

A Tax Alert prepared by Ernst & Young Canada, and attached below, provides additional details.


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