Bill to Allow Tradespeople to Claim Travel Expenses Passes Third Reading | Mar 27, 2023

“The Conservative MP for Essex will be starting the week looking for support in the Senate for his private member’s bill aimed at skilled trades workers.

Chris Lewis’s Bill C-241, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act, passed third reading in the House of Commons on March 22.

The bill would allow allow tradespeople to claim expenses for work at least 120 kilometres from their residence, including travel, accommodation and meals.

Lewis says there are a lot of great projects across Canada that need skilled trades.”

Chris Lewis MP - Essex

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