April 30, 2013 13:00 ET

Media Advisory: Deloitte Tax Advisor and Policy Specialist Available for Budget Commentary and Insight

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 30, 2013) - Partner David Mason from Deloitte's tax practice will be available for commentary on the 2013 Ontario provincial budget and to provide context on what the budget will mean for Ontario businesses and individuals.

Mason is available to discuss several topics including, Ontario's debt and deficit, tax rates, innovation, productivity and job creation.

The 2013 Ontario provincial budget is an opportunity to enhance prosperity through increased economic competitiveness. Deloitte's recommendations for Budget 2013 focus on improving Ontario's productivity:

  1. Foster innovation and foreign investment through improvements to the research and development (R&D) tax program
  2. Support a "start-up economy" with an angel tax credit
  3. Attract and retain the world's most talented people by enhancing the competiveness of the personal tax regime and the Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program
  4. Enhance the HST program


  • David Mason is a partner at Deloitte and leader of the Ontario Private Company Services Tax Team. With over 30 years of experience, he is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and member of The Canadian Tax Foundation.


  • Mason is available for pre-budget commentary and will be available in Toronto on budget day to provide insight and analysis.

About Deloitte

Deloitte, one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services. Deloitte LLP, an Ontario limited liability partnership, is the Canadian member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited. Deloitte operates in Quebec as Deloitte s.e.n.c.r.l., a Quebec limited liability partnership.

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Contact Information

  • Media wishing to speak with
    a Deloitte tax specialist, contact:
    Caitlin Stidwill
    Direct: 416.775.7144