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10 things everyone should know about taxation

Why Québec Premier François Legault’s ethically and legally questionable tax on the unvaxxed was not a tax but a levy
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Corporate taxes can be good for shareholders: Why some actually want their companies to pay tax

Accounting Professor Andrew Bauer on non-integrated tax systems
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Twelve rules that protect the tax collector

Taxpayers have minimal procedural rights says Vern Krishna of TaxChambers LLP
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Alberta oilpatch may face lending crunch as financial regulators worry about the risks of climate change

Banks, lenders will be less keen to lend to the oilsands, says Alberta economist
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The Robillard decision:  The uncertain world of death and taxes

Allan Lanthier on confusion in surplus stripping and the post-mortem pipeline, due to a recent Tax Court of Canada decision
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The importance of community in accounting

Professional networks lead to continuous innovation and camaraderie in the accounting profession, says Twyla Verhelst, Director of the Accountant Channel at FreshBooks
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The latest Canadian tax scam has a Caribbean flavour

Allan Lanthier looks at the BVI Switch tax avoidance scheme used by wealthy Canadians and what action could be taken by the federal finance minister
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The irony behind Québec’s proposed health tax 

Fred O'Riordan, National Leader of Tax Policy at EY Canada, on whether Quebec's health tax on the unvaccinated can "move the needle"
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Alta Energy: Has the GAAR become toothless? – Part II

In part two of his two-part series, Allan Lanthier highlights areas of the Supreme Court's Alta Energy decision that are open to vigorous debate
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Alta Energy: Has the GAAR become toothless? – Part I

In part one of a two-part series, Allan Lanthier looks at the details of the Alta Energy tax avoidance decision by the Supreme Court of Canada
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The Calm Before The Insolvency Storm?

David Bish of Torys LLP on the current insolvency climate and forecast for 2022
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After a big year for cryptocurrencies, what’s on the horizon in 2022?

Three Canadian accounting academics review the year in cryptocurrencies