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CONSUMER TAXES

Optimizing your financial strategy: the hidden impact of taxes
and indirect taxes.

The impact of consumption and indirect taxes is often underestimated, yet should be integrated into the overall financial strategy. Tax risk is very important, because a company can manage very large sums (purchases and sales) in taxes and pay little or no tax.

What’s more, a company may have to manage taxes in several jurisdictions (Canada, U.S., etc.), which makes tax compliance more complex given the different tax systems from one country to another.

OUR CONSUMER TAX SERVICES

Real estate projects

In the real estate sector, the application of consumption taxes can represent a major challenge, given the complexity of the rules, which are generally unfamiliar to individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations alike. At Demers Beaulne, we’re here to support you at every stage of your projects, offering you specialized expertise in this field.

Whether you’re considering major renovations, new construction, or the management of residential or mixed-use commercial properties, we’re here to provide you with expert advice and solutions tailored to your specific needs.

We can also help you with crucial aspects such as changing the use of buildings, determining whether consumption taxes apply to the sale or rental of a property, and much more.

All other aspects

Consumption taxes that we cover:

    • Goods and Services Tax GST;
    • Harmonized sales tax;
    • Provincial sales tax;
    • U.S. sales tax;
    • Foreign value-added taxes VAT.

Whether you’re a company operating on an international scale or an individual involved in real estate transactions, our team will help you understand and comply with these complex tax systems. We’re here to help you determine and meet your tax obligations, minimize your tax risks and optimize potential refunds. Here are just a few of the situations in which we can assist you:

 

    • Application of consumption taxes to real estate transactions or corporate reorganizations;
    • Support for audits, objections and disputes relating to consumption taxes;
    • Determining the compliance of a company’s current consumption tax transactions;
    • Settlement of tax liabilities with tax authorities.

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