Taxation

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Why is the CRA targeting temporary labour agencies?

The Canada Revenue Agency believes many agencies engage in fraudulent tax schemes
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Updates to CERS, CEWS & CEBA

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch reviews recent updates to government support
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Should Canada have a wealth tax: lessons learned

Wealth taxes are not new – and many countries that had them have abandoned them, says Margaret R. O'Sullivan of O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
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CRA operational update - Ten things you need to know (Fall 2020)

Stevan Novoselac of Gowling WLG on the October update from the CRA
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No elation when rectification takes a vacation

John A. Sorensen of Gowling WLG looks at the recent rejection of a rectification application as retroactive tax planning
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Deducting motor vehicle expenses: Gardner v The Queen

A recent Tax Court decision provides guidance for taxpayers working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic
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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
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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
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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
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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