Category: Bombardier Inc.

Revenu Québec keeps Bombardier findings secret

Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitão said in December he would ask Revenu Québec to look into whether Bombardier Inc. used Luxembourg as a way to avoid paying provincial taxes. What he didn’t say was that the results of those inquiries would remain secret. Washington-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists discovered… – Continue reading

Bombardier among companies using legal tax havens at expense of home country

MONTREAL – The problem is not that Bombardier Inc. played a complex shell game since at least 2010 by refinancing and redirecting US$500 million of its financing activities to Luxembourg, a notorious tax haven. It’s that it does so legally — and is hurting its home country despite being one… – Continue reading

Revenue Quebec looking into whether Bombardier is using a European tax haven

Quebec’s finance minister says he understands Bombardier Inc. pays its taxes according to Quebec and Canadian laws and that “we receive what we should receive.” But nevertheless, Carlos Leitão said he has asked Revenue Quebec to look into whether Bombardier is using a European tax haven to avoid provincial taxes…. – Continue reading