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The Canadian Taxpayers Federation’s politics are anti-Indigenous — so why do media outlets still quote them?

Canadian journalists should be wary of groups like the CTF, says Sociology Professor Kyle Willmott
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The pandemic and productivity silver linings

Tax Lawyer Dean Blachford on some of the ways that Ottawa-area accounting firms have adapted and innovated during the Covid-19 pandemic
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CRA applying GAAR for outside/inside ACB misalignment on 55(3)(a) transactions

In the final part of a three-part series, Doug S. Ewens and Kenneth Keung of Moodys Tax Law ask whether the CRA is over-reaching on the scope of the GAAR
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Our response to the CRA's position on creditor-proofing reorganizations – part 2 (a case study)

A three-part series from Doug S. Ewens and Kenneth Keung of Moodys Tax Law
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International Accounting Day: Thanking Canada's Accounting Professionals

An open letter from David Marquis, Country Manager, Intuit Canada
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The Pandora Papers: How punishing tax cheats can serve as a deterrent

Punishing tax evasion enablers could also compel taxpayers to comply with tax laws, says Professor Tisha King, CPA, CGA
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A Canadian tax lawyer's scary taxes for Halloween

From Halloween candy to the Halloween Massacre, David Rotfleisch on the tricks and treats of recent Canadian tax history
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The Ancient Art Of Taxation

Vern Krishna, FCPA, FCGA on the history of taxation around the world, from ancient Mesopotamia to modern-day Canada
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Will the OECD eliminate corporate tax avoidance? We’ll see

Allan Lanthier analyzes the most sweeping overhaul of global tax rules in more than a century
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Pandora Papers: “It’s time to pursue lawyers and accountants who enable tax evasion” – offshore tax expert Q&A

Professor Ronan Palan on the repercussions of the Pandora Papers
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Paid millions to hide trillions: Pandora Papers expose financial crime enablers, too

Greater transparency and accountability is needed says University of Ottawa accounting professor Marc Tassé, CPA, CA
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Corporate directors don’t see stopping wayward CEOs as their job – contrary to popular belief

A board’s ability to monitor for fraud, corruption or other problems is limited at best