Income Tax Paid by Investors, Other Than Promoters Remission Order



Registration 1996-08-21

Income Tax Paid by Investors, Other Than Promoters Remission Order

P.C. 1996-1274 1996-08-07

His Excellency the Governor General in Council, considering that it is in the public interest to do so, on the recommendation of the Minister of National Revenue, pursuant to subsection 23(2)Footnote * of the Financial Administration Act, hereby remits to each taxpayer, other than a promoter, who has delivered or delivers to the Minister a timely and duly executed agreement letter (referred to in the details of the settlement project regarding general partnerships used as SR & ED tax shelters issued by the Minister on June 30, 1995) accepted by the Minister, amounts payable under the Income Tax Act by the taxpayer equal to (1) the difference between (a) 50% of the product of each payment made before executing the agreement on account of the tax liability resulting from adjustments made by the Minister to the taxpayer’s claim in respect of the tax shelter and the prescribed rate of interest for income tax refunds, for the period from the date of the payment to the date of the assessment of the tax liability made as a result of the agreement, compounded daily, and (b) refund interest in respect of any such payment, (2) 50% of the product of that difference and that rate, for the period from the said date of assessment to the date this Order is implemented, so compounded, and (3) amounts that would not be payable if there were no such refund interest or if this Order were not made.

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