Saskatchewan looks to overhaul potash taxation

By James Sean Dickson
Published: Monday, 23 November 2015

The province’s potash tax regime is regarded as complicated by fertiliser industry insiders, given its convoluted structure of royalties, taxes and rebates. Reform is on the cards, according to Saskatchewan’s finance minister, though sympathy for potash producers suffering from low prices appears to be in short supply.

Canada’s province of Saskatchewan is looking at updating the tax regime for its world-scale potash mining industry, Bill Boyd, the region’s finance minister, said last week.

The review of the province’s potash taxation methods would be the first for 10 years according to Canadian newspaper, The Globe and Mail....

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