Taxation

Practice

R. v. Scholz — A Canadian tax lawyer analysis of document forging and tax fraud

David Rotfleisch provides analysis of falsely claiming GST/HST rebates
Practice

How to help clients avoid grant penalties in SR&ED claims

When a client wins grant funding, it can have a dramatic impact on their claim
Thought Leaders

COVID-19 has exposed the limits of philanthropy

Apply a Canadian super-wealth tax to philanthropic foundations, says Adam Saifer
Profession

Is the CRA's Northern Service Improvement Strategy enough?

Taxpayers ombudsperson says improvements still need to be made, reports Jeff Buckstein in the third of a three-part series on CRA service to northern Canada
Business

Tax deadlines extended and CEWS amended by Bill C-20

Bhuvana Rai of BLG reviews Bill C-20 and its details relevant to tax practitioners
Profession

Is the CRA unfairly targeting residents of northern Canada?

Northern Canadian communities express frustration with frequent CRA reviews, service delivery, and residence rules
Business

E-commerce businesses now face PST registration in Saskatchewan

New rules part of a broader trend to tax digital platforms, say Nicolas Désy, Kassandra Grenier and Fred Purkey of McCarthy Tétrault
Profession

Taxpayer’s ombudsman report flags CRA service issues in Northern Canada

The CRA disputes allegations of Northern Canada service issues, in the first of a three-part series by business reporter Jeff Buckstein
Practice

Indirect tax opportunities in a precarious economic context

An overview of GST/HST and PST relief and opportunities under the current pandemic, from the Tax Group of the Montreal office of McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Practice

Planning to Maximize the Capital Dividend Account — Part II

Part two of a three-part series, "Tax Planning for the Non-Specialist Advisor: Unlocking Liquidity in Corporate Capital Losses," by Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross LLP
Practice

Planning to Maximize the Capital Dividend Account — Part I

Tax Planning for the Non-Specialist Advisor: Unlocking Liquidity in Corporate Capital Losses, is part one of a three-part series by Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross LLP
Practice

The CRA's national policy for saying sorry to taxpayers

There are clear issues with a CRA formal apology policy, says Canadian atax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch