Vern Krishna

Tax Law

Vern Krishna

Vern Krishna, FCGA, FCPA, CM, QC is a tax lawyer with TaxChambers LLP in Toronto.

Recent Blog Posts By Vern Krishna

GAAR Clips Westminster’s Wings

Vern Krishna, whose work was cited in the Deans Knight decision by the Supreme Court of Canada, explains the history of the Westminster principle and GAAR

The Revenue Rule In Tax Law

Vern Krishna of TaxChambers LLP on the history of international tax and trade law

Twelve rules that protect the tax collector

Taxpayers have minimal procedural rights says Vern Krishna of TaxChambers LLP

The Ancient Art Of Taxation

Vern Krishna, FCPA, FCGA on the history of taxation around the world, from ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Canada

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

Stock traders beware of tax traps: The taxman cometh

For speculators in GameStop, the taxman awaits around the corner, says Vern Krishna, FCGA, FCPA, CM, QC of TaxChambers LLP

A brief history on the unpleasant subject of taxes

The story of income tax is rooted in war, explains Vern Krishna, FCGA, FCPA, CM, QC of TaxChambers LLP in Toronto

Bottom Line Profits: "It Ain't Necessarily So"*

Tax lawyer and accountant Vern Krishna looks at "the art of communicating financial information" through accounting

Accounting Principles: Part I

Vern Krishna of TaxChambers LLP explains the language of the world of finance and taxation in part one of a series

Canada: A brief overview of tax history

Canadian calls for tax reform have been met with minimal success

The nature of taxes

Vern Krishna, FCGA, FCPA, CM, QC looks at taxation historically and in Canada

Tax Reform: Less talk and more action, please

Ultimately, all tax law is a compromise of competing values, says Vern Krishna