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Canadian income tax - Proposed first home savings account

David J Rotfleisch on the Liberals' proposed tax favoured savings account
Practice

Dale et al. v the Queen – Timing on issue of shares in Section 85 rollover

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on a successful appeal of a Tax Court decision
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 21.10.03: ISSB, Laurentian, Lightspeed, deficit elephants, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this past week’s Canadian accounting news
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Sunday News Roundup 21.09.26: Election news, M&A, Mailchimp, Techathon and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
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Tax Topics We're Thinking About This Fall

MaryAnne Loney of McLennan Ross LLP on opportunities and risks in the current tax landscape
Profession

2021 Election Poll: Conservative support slips among Canadian accountants

CPA loyalty leaks to Liberals, PPC over pandemic restrictions, financial supports
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.09.10: KPMG Canuck vs. FRC, Big Four WFH, Big Law and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

Electing out of spousal rollover on death

Toronto Tax Lawyer and Accountant David J Rotfleisch explains when, with proper estate planning, it is possible to achieve a substantially better tax outcome
Practice

When will the Tax Court of Canada resume in-person sittings?

Some notable decisions recently announced from videoconference hearings
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.09.03: Big Four jabs, CRA secrets, minimum taxes, wealth taxes and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

Tax Clearance Certificates: Canadian Tax Lawyer Guidance

Tax clearance certificates can be beneficial but may also trigger scrutiny from the Canada Revenue Agency. Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J Rotfleisch explains
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.08.27: Election promises, auditor shopping, online business registry and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
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Voluntary Disclosure Applications: Canadian Tax Lawyer's Guide

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at a recent Federal Court on voluntary disclosure (4053893 Canada Inc.)
Business

Friday News Roundup 21.08.13: CRA errors, Xero, Freshbooks, record low insolvencies and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

The general anti-avoidance rule and family surplus strips

Allan Lanthier on why the Deans Knight court decision should cause HNW individuals to pause before engaging in aggressive surplus stripping through intergenerational wealth transfers
Thought Leaders

Is the principal residence an endangered species?

The federal government is desperate for money, says Vern Krishna. Tax increases will follow a Liberal majority government
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.08.06: Mandatory jabs, CPAB, Allan Inquiry, Muslim charities and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

Tax Court won't uphold gross-negligence penalties: Taxpayer not aware of accountant errors

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch explains the case of Frank-Fort Construction in the Tax Court of Canada
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.07.30: Supreme Court on Atcon, ISSB pitch, MNP embrace and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
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Alberta Court rejects CRA's duty of care to taxpayers

David Rotfleisch explains the Signal Hill Manufacturing case and duty of care
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.07.02: Bill C-208, DST opinions, CHRP calculator and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
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New opportunities for intergenerational transfers of businesses after enactment of Canada’s Bill C-208

Any transfer of a family business must be structured correctly to avoid re-assessment by the CRA, says Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch
National

Happy Canada Day 2021 from the team at Canadian Accountant!

Have a safe and happy holiday! We will return with more content tomorrow!
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.06.25: No CRA cuffs for ultra-wealthy Canucks, ESG anger, move to Oz and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
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Friday News Roundup 21.06.18: G7 tax deal, PwC equations, firing a future CPA and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news