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Published: March 6, 2020

Last Updated: April 16, 2020

Purchase price paid for a domain name


The purchase price paid for a domain name (URL) may not be immediately deductible for Canadian income tax purposes. It may constitute an eligible capital expenditure (ECE) in which case only 50% of the purchase price can be deducted at a rate of 7% per annum.


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