On the 21st October 2015 we, Vassili and Felix Lukas(exchange student from Germany), were invited to represent Camosun College at the Greater Victoria Development Agency’s (GVDA) seminar: “Selling to Europe”, sponsored by PWC and HSBC. The main topic of the day was the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union and how it impacts Canadian businesses. Speakers with exporting experience shared their insights on overcoming trade barriers, common mistakes when entering new markets and hedging business risk/protecting your assets. This is especially relevant for small Canadian businesses since SME create the largest share of the … Read more..
The following is a report I worked on for a school project. Its purpose was to answer questions about exporting goods to Germany from Canada.
Exporting and Tax Concerns When Exporting Goods from Canada to Germany
To avoid double taxation on Income and “Certain Other Taxes”, Canada and Germany signed an agreement to avoid double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion on July 17th 1981. It was replaced by a new updated agreement on March 28, 2002 after many changes in German political economics, mainly the reunification of East and West Germany in 1990 and establishment of the … Read more..