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Sunday News Roundup 22.01.23: Omicron blues, green taxation, anti-vax tax, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

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
Thought Leaders

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"
Practice

RRSP double taxation from overcontribution

Tax lawyer and accountant David J Rotfleisch on double taxation and relief
Business

Accounting firms pay their fines despite weak Ontario Securities Commission collection record

Report by Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk raises alarm bells over political interference and collection enforcement at the Ontario Securities Commission
Profession

Ontario Auditor General wants better communication between audit and securities watchdogs

Bonnie Lysyk and Carol Paradine comment on the Auditor General's report into the structural relationship between the Ontario Securities Commission and the Canadian Public Accountability Board
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.01.09: CPA dismissal lawsuit, Alta Energy, NB AG and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

Reeves v the Queen & applicability of the GST/HST new housing rebate

Tax lawyer and accountant David J Rotfleisch on why a homebuyer was denied the new housing rebate by the Tax Court of Canada
Thought Leaders

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
Thought Leaders

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
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.01.02: Whining auditors, buy and sell, competition law and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

The Calm Before The Insolvency Storm?

David Bish of Torys LLP on the current insolvency climate and forecast for 2022
Thought Leaders

After a big year for cryptocurrencies, what’s on the horizon in 2022?

Three Canadian accounting academics review the year in cryptocurrencies
Thought Leaders

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
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 21.12.19: Pandora Progress, CRA complaints, FVV, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Management

Using losses in a corporate group: An overview of loss consolidation

Brian Nichols and Kelsey Horning of GSNH on loss consolidation arrangements
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 21.12.12: Fiscal anchors, full of beans, Alta opinions, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

Tax Court rules that gift of shares of a private corporation to a foundation was ineligible for a charitable tax credit

Tax lawyer and accountant David J Rotfleisch on gifting non-qualifying securities such as a promissory note to a registered charity
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 21.12.05: Lyskyk calls out OSC, Omicron cancels Xmas, CPA fraud and more 

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

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
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 21.11.28: Throne Speech, Bridging Finance, inflation, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

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
Thought Leaders

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
Practice

What can a taxpayer do if a CRA decision letter is unclear?

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on a recent Federal Court decision against Canada Revenue Agency
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 21.11.21: Sustainability standards, Xmas shopping, Xero psych, and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news