An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (to provide for the deduction of funeral expenses)

This bill was last introduced in the 37th Parliament, 1st Session, which ended in September 2002.

Sponsor

Mac Harb  Liberal

Introduced as a private member’s bill. (These don’t often become law.)

Status

Not active, as of June 1, 2001
(This bill did not become law.)

Elsewhere

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Income Tax ActRoutine Proceedings

June 1st, 2001 / 12:10 p.m.
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Liberal

Mac Harb Liberal Ottawa Centre, ON

moved for leave to introduce Bill C-361, an act to amend the Income Tax Act (to provide for the deduction of funeral expenses).

Mr. Speaker, the bill would allow a tax deduction of up to $10,000 for a taxpayer who has paid the funeral expenses of a person who has been buried in Canada. Taxpayers eligible for the tax deduction include the taxpayer who has died, the legal representative of the taxpayer who has died or any other taxpayer who has paid the funeral expenses of the person who has died.

(Motions deemed adopted, bill read the first time and printed)