First Nations and the Canadian tax environment

July 11, 2019

First Nations, individuals and businesses receive tax exemptions for many of their activities. But this unique tax status has evolved since it was first drafted over 150 years ago. Decades of court decisions have shaped it in surprising ways.

This guide updates you on First Nations taxation – and shows how First Nations, businesses and individuals can plan their affairs to save money.

In this guide you will learn:

  • When employment, business and investment income is exempt from tax
  • Why on-reserve vs. off-reserve dominates First Nations tax discussions
  • How to structure your business to minimize taxes
  • How sales tax rules impact First Nations and differ from province to province

Fill out the form on this page to download the guide.

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