Taxation

Practice

Toronto employment agency owner sentenced for tax fraud

The CRA may have an ongoing project to scrutinize staffing agencies and their clients, says Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch
Business

Canadians will pay the bill for COVID-19 in higher taxes — here’s how it will likely happen

Gordon Pape on eight potential Canadian tax increases post-pandemic
Practice

Hansen v The Queen: The principle residence exemption and house flipping

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at a recent Tax Court ruling involving a CRA charge of gross negligence
Practice

Refinancing Prescribed-Rate Loans Used For Income Splitting

Vincent E. Didkovsky of Newport Private Wealth and Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross on minimizing the risk of a challenge from the CRA
Book Reviews

Book Review – Victory Over the CRA: An Accountant's Guide to Representing a Client

Tax Lawyer Dale Barrett wears the white hat in a timeless showdown with the CRA
Practice

Professional corporations and income for child support – Guidance from the BC Court Of Appeal

Chantal M. Cattermole of Clark Wilson LLP on a case involving competing income assessments prepared by two Canadian accountants
Business

WE Charity demise shows why trust, transparency are so critical for NGOs

Most NGOs fund their operations from taxpayer dollars, says accounting doctoral candidate Nelson Duenas
Practice

Rogers Enterprises (2015) Inc. v The Queen

Beware the tax trap of GAAR, says tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch
Practice

Here comes the CEWS audits

Practitioners are now seeing the first CRA "small-scale" CEWS audits say Kenneth Keung and Kim G C Moody
Thought Leaders

The throne speech: Fiscal prudes are fretting about the wrong issues

Finance public policy professor Marc-Andre Pigeon says much of government debt is simply accounting entries
Practice

Changes to the Canadian principal residence exemption – part two

Kim G C Moody provides an update to the principal residence exemption conversation
Business

What will be the impact of the WE Charity scandal on the Canadian charity sector?

A longform article by charity sector lawyer Mark Blumberg on the We Charity, its governance and for-profit activities