Events

Key US Issues - Breakfast Session

BY bmalmberg

st. clair centre for the arts

Date:  Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Time:  7:30 am - 8:00 am Breakfast Buffet and Networking, 8:00 am - 9:00 am Session 1 - The Tax Challenges of Doing Business in the US, 9:00 am - 10:00 am - Financial Protection for the Agricultural Industry

Location:  St. Clair Centre of the Arts - Skyline Room

Join us for the Chamber's Briefing Breakfast to learn the latest about two key United States issues, two sessions for the price of one.

Session 1 - The Tax Challenges of Doing Business in the US

Scott Dupuis and Dan Dwyer, Tax Partners at Collins Barrow along with Nachu Vellayappan, Baker Tilly Senior Manager and Bryan Bussert, Baker Tilly Tax Manager will present

  • Recent changes to Federal and State tax laws
  • Sales tax considerations and the impact on Canadian business distributing product in the US (including state and sales tax considerations)
  • Grants and incentives available to business considering relocating to the US
  • Canadian tax considerations and implications of companies doing business in the US

Session 2 - Financial Protection for the Windsor/Essex County Agriculture Industry

Ron Lemaire, Canadian Produce Marketing Association President and Fred Webber, Dispute Resolution Corporation President & CEO will discuss:

  • urgently needed government changer to protect Canadian fruit and vegetable growers from payment disruption by doing business in the US

Sponsored by Collins Barrow Chartered Accountants, Baker Tilly, Sunset and Red Sun Greenhouse Vegetables