February 26, 2008 13:08 ET

KPMG: Sources Available for Comment on 2008 Federal Budget

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2008) - For reporters covering the federal budget on Tuesday February 26, 2008, KPMG has sources across the country available for commentary.

Possible topics for discussion may include:

- Federal and provincial tax harmonization
- Enhanced R&D tax incentives
- Capital gains tax deferral
- Income trust conversion guidelines to be clarified
- International tax changes
- Personal tax bracket thresholds to increase
- Cap on defined benefit pension plan surpluses to rise

About KPMG

KPMG LLP, a Canadian limited liability partnership established under the laws of Ontario, is the Canadian member firm affiliated with KPMG International, a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax, and Advisory services. Member firms operate in 145 countries and have more than 123,000 professionals working around the world.

The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International, a Swiss cooperative. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity, and describes itself as such.

Contact Information

  • For media interviews, please contact:
    KPMG - Toronto
    Shilpa Kotecha
    (416) 777-8918
    KPMG - Montreal
    Lucie Freniere
    (514) 840-2353