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Room 1 – Canadian Tax Foundation (Québec office) workshop
Cooperate, Share, Promote and Coach: The Sharing Economy


May 15 2019, 3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

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The sharing economy has been rapidly expanding all over the world in the last few years. This growth has presented governments with many issues and challenges regarding taxation and regulation. With this phenomenon now reaching into almost all sectors of the economy, decision makers must keep an open mind and let it develop alongside the traditional economy, while properly responding to issues and challenges as they arise. This workshop will cover various aspects of how public bodies and other stakeholders are interacting with the sharing economy to promote general interest, tax fairness and innovation.

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30 minutes per speaker

15-minute question period

Total duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

  1. Guillaume Lavoie (the Sharing Economy Working Group’s proposals for structuring and supporting the sharing economy)
  2. Dardan Isufi (industry perspectives, a sharing economy start-up )
  3. Didier Leemans (perspectives from a government that has regulated the sharing economy)
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