Bill

C-207 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (tax credit for new graduates working in designated regions)

Vote topic

That the Motion proposing to restore Clause 1 of Bill C-207 be amended by deleting all the words in paragraphs 118.71(1) and (2) and substituting the following: “118.71 (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in this section. “base period” means the first 52 weeks of the aggregate of all periods each of which is a period during which the individual ( a) holds qualifying employment; and( b) ordinarily performs the duties of the qualifying employment at an establishment of the individual’s employer situated in a designated region or is ordinarily attached to such an establishment.“designated educational institution” has the meaning assigned by subsection 118.6(1). “designated region” has the meaning assigned by section 3 of the Regional Development Incentives Act. “qualifying employment” means an office or employment that the individual begins to hold in the 24-month period that follows the date on which the individual successfully completes the courses and, where applicable, the internships leading to the awarding of a recognized diploma, or the date on which the individual is awarded a recognized diploma that is a master’s or doctoral degree under an educational program requiring the writing of an essay, dissertation or thesis, if ( a) the individual begins to perform the duties of the office or employment after January 1, 2008;( b) at the time that the individual takes up the office or employment, the establishment of the individual’s employer at which the individual ordinarily performs the duties of that office or employment, or to which the individual is ordinarily attached, is situated in a designated region; and( c) the knowledge and skills obtained during the individual’s training or educational program are related to the duties performed by the individual in connection with the office or employment.“recognized diploma” means a degree, diploma or attestation awarded by a designated educational institution. (2) For the purpose of computing the tax payable under this Part by an individual for a taxation year, there may be deducted an amount equal to the lesser of ( a) the amount that is 40% of the aggregate of all amounts each of which is the salary or wages of the individual for the year from qualifying employment;( b) $3,000; and( c) the amount by which $8,000 exceeds the aggregate of all amounts each of which is an amount that the individual deducted under this section for the purpose of computing the tax payable, or that the individual is deemed to have paid to the Receiver General under this section for a preceding taxation year.”.

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