Branch profits tax

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The branch profits tax is a tax that may be imposed by the source state on that portion of the business profits of a foreign corporation that is attributable to a permanent establishment therein. The rate of the branch profits tax is determined by the Income Tax Act (Part XIV), but is often reduced in Canada’s bilateral tax treaties.

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