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The Voice of Canada’s Investment Funds Industry


Tax policy, as it applies both to investment funds and individual investors, is an important area of IFIC comment and advice.

IFIC works with its members to develop positions on tax policy and technical issues for submission to federal and provincial governments in Canada. We serve as a resource for tax officials seeking to better understand the impact on the fund industry and investors of specific tax proposals.


Joint IFIC and CETFA Submission to Finance - Proposed Reporting Requirements for Trusts (Trust Reporting) (April 4, 2022)

IFIC Welcomes Federal Changes to Protect RDSP Beneficiaries

IFIC Submission to Finance Canada - Trust Reporting Rules (January 22, 2019)

IFIC Submission – Federal Government – Amendment of RDSP Rules (January 5, 2018)

Enhanced Financial Reporting to the CRA – for the Common Reporting Standard and Financial Account Tax Compliance Act December

Information to increase your understanding of the CRS and FATCA

IFIC Submission – Department of Finance – International Competitiveness (May 9, 2017)

Understanding the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) for the global automatic exchange of financial account information

IFIC Submission - Finance Canada - Qualified Investments (February 12, 2016)

Investment Funds Industry Coalition Letter – India Department of Revenue – Application of Minimum Alternate Tax (June 22, 2015)

Joint letter from 15 investment funds industry associations worldwide urging that India's minimum alternate tax not apply to foreign institutional investors

IFIC Submission - Department of Finance - Alternative Minimum Tax and Unit Trusts (March 13, 2015)