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Thought Leaders

IRS is using $60B funding boost to ramp up use of technology to collect taxes — not just hiring more enforcement agents

After a decade of underfunding, the Internal Revenue Agency is receiving a cash injection, similar to the reinvestment in the CRA by the Trudeau government
Profession

CIMA and CPA Canada sign Memorandum of Understanding

MOU will mean a wider range of employment opportunities for CPAs and will allow Canadian businesses access to a deeper pool of management accounting talent
Thought Leaders

Challenges to free trade reveal a big change in conservative ideology

A shift in conservative ideology towards protectionism, not free trade, is not new in Canada and could have profound effects for business leaders such as CPAs
Transfer Pricing

Royal Bank Of Canada: A common sense approach to tax treaty interpretation

Michael Hunt and Steven Wenham of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP explain a transfer pricing ruling in the UK Supreme Court in favour of RBC and an oil exploration loan
Practice

How to legitimately defer the worst of Canada's departure tax when becoming a non-resident and moving to another country

The departure tax can create a substantial and unforeseen tax bill for the unaware emigrating taxpayer explains tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch
Thought Leaders

Taxing the wealthy to the hilt would make us all much better off

Western University professor Tom Malleson presents five reasons for levying high taxes on the very rich, from the environment to (reduced) social friction
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.09.11: EY announces split and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

The United States has rejected the OECD minimum tax. Canada should as well – Part II

Allan Lanthier: The OECD rules were developed by committee after committee and compromise after compromise, and it shows
Thought Leaders

The United States has rejected the OECD minimum tax. Canada should as well – Part I

Allan Lanthier: We should not hamstring our job creators at the precise time when our giant competitor to the south has rejected the tax
Profession

We called it: Former CPA Canada head appointed ISSB regional director

Charles-Antoine St-Jean appointed Regional Director—Americas of the International Sustainability Standards Board — an appointment we predicted
Taxation

Canada confirms intention to institute new interest and deductibility rules

Marc Pietro Allard and Marc André Gaudreau Duval of Davies on the implications of new excessive interest and financing expenses limitation rules
Thought Leaders

Most companies buying renewable energy certificates aren’t actually reducing emissions

Accounting sustainability standards must change say academics