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Summary of FNTC COVID-19 Related Measures

In response to the needs of First Nations and taxpayers alike during the COVID-19 Pandemic, the FNTC has been working hard to ensure all First Nations have the flexibility needed to administer their tax systems while rapidly responding to the ongoing pandemic. Effective May 21, 2020, the Commission approved the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Response Standards, 2020. These Standards amend several Commission Standards in response to the pandemic. FMA First Nations Facilitating Council Meetings Held by Videoconference or Teleconference The Commission HISTOIRE COMPLÈTE

21 May, 2020|

10 First Nation Organizations & Institutions Sign Protocol

November 7, 2019 (Coast Salish Territory, Vancouver, British Columbia) Today, ten First Nation organizations and institutions gathered in Vancouver to sign a Protocol on Cooperation and Communication. The signatories commit to coordinating their efforts to support capacity development in governance and governance administration in First Nation communities in British Columbia. The protocol voices the pressing need to assist all First Nations in BC in moving beyond the existing fiscal relationship with the Crown and the delivery of delegated programs services. HISTOIRE COMPLÈTE

7 November, 2019|

An Introduction to FMA Service Tax Laws

Watch as FNTC Legal Counsel Marie Potvin introduces the FMA service tax law. This brief but informative webinar outlines: Service Tax Laws & the FMA The FMA includes a specific First Nation law-making power for the “taxation for the provision of services in respect of reserve lands.” Using this power, first Nations can levy a service tax to pay the costs of providing service – related infrastructure to reserve lands. The First Nation borrows the funds required to build the HISTOIRE COMPLÈTE

27 September, 2019|

Annual Laws under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act

In this webinar, FNTC Legal Counsel Marie Potvin discusses and breaks down annual laws under the FMA. This webinar highlights: Annual Laws and the FMA Every First Nation that is taxing under the First Nations Fiscal Management Act (FMA) will enact two laws each year: the annual tax rates law and the annual expenditure law. Annual Tax Rates Law The annual tax rates law must be made in compliance with the FMA and the standards for First Nation Annual Tax HISTOIRE COMPLÈTE

27 September, 2019|

An Introduction to FMA Service Tax Laws

Watch as FNTC Legal Counsel Marie Potvin introduces the FMA service tax law. This brief but informative webinar outlines: Service Tax Laws & the FMA The FMA includes a specific First Nation law-making power for the “taxation for the provision of services in respect of reserve lands.” Using this power, first Nations can levy a service tax to pay the costs of providing service – related infrastructure to reserve lands. The First Nation borrows the funds required to build the HISTOIRE COMPLÈTE

27 September, 2019|

The Canadian Property Tax Association

The Canadian Property Tax Association (CPTA) is happy to provide the readers of Clearing the Path insight into the Canadian Property Tax Association (CPTA). Our organization has worked with the First Nations Tax Commission (FNTC) for over 10 years, providing commentary and support on FNTC legislative reform and implementation of property tax initiatives. Prior to formation of the FNTC, the CPTA worked closely with the former Indian Taxation Advisory Board. The CPTA was founded in 1967 and brings together a HISTOIRE COMPLÈTE

25 September, 2019|
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