Taxation

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"Not Authentic" CERS claims result in jeopardy order

A recent Federal Court decision shows the benefits of a submission letter in CRA jeopardy cases
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Expert witness perils in SR&ED appeals

Stevan Novoselac of Gowling WLG on practical considerations for resolving SR&ED appeals, in light of a recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal
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Tax pipeline planning: A Canadian tax lawyer's guide and case study

A pipeline plan is a tool used to avoid paying tax on dividends to pay tax on capital gains explains David J Rotfleisch
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.24: Tech taxes, Portapique, CPA seller’s market, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.17: Cheating, acquisitions, software and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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GST/HST input tax credit claims: Does the supporting documentation need to be issued by the supplier?

Jean-Guillaume Shooner of Stikeman Elliott on a recent decision by the Tax Court of Canada that recognizes the benefits of electronic record-keeping
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FCA overturns Tax Court's decision because the CRA's evidence was about the taxpayer’s spouse

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch on the Khanna v The Queen decision by the Federal Court of Appeal, which overturned a Tax Court ruling
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.10: Rogers outage, Paletta FCA tax case and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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The Queen v Paletta – The legal test for business income

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the CRA's successful appeal of a Tax Court of Canada ruling regarding foreign currency trading
Thought Leaders

Corporation tax: Why plans to set a global rate are too complicated and need a new approach

The multilateral plan for a global minimum corporate tax is too complex to work. The OECD should adopt minilateralism instead
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.03: Recission, recession, ethics cheating and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Canada's top court decides against equitable rescission in Collins Family Trust

Supreme Court decision marks loss of important remedy against unjust and onerous taxation, say tax law experts from Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
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Zvilna v. The Queen: Director's liability for unpaid taxes, a note of caution to directors

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the successful appeal of a director’s liability assessment before the Tax Court of Canada
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Sunday News Roundup 22.06.19: CSSB, Supreme Court tax dissent, vax policies and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Canada confirms intention to institute new interest and deductibility rules

Marc Pietro Allard and Marc André Gaudreau Duval of Davies on the implications of new excessive interest and financing expenses limitation rules
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Sunday News Roundup 22.06.12: American rules, Russian sanctions, and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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5 tips arising from Ontario Divisional Court's denial of property tax exemption for lands owned by places of worship

David Tang and Jesse White of Miller Thomson on judicial treatment of satellite sites in a recent Ontario court property tax decision
Taxation

Canada among low corporate tax jurisdictions as global average falls

New trend of rising rates has already begun, says international accounting network
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Substantive CCPCs: Is the tax deferral game over?

Allan Lanthier: Ottawa’s new substantive Canadian-controlled private corporation rules should end tax planning that seeks to manipulate non-CCPC status
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How contract agreements impact SR&ED claims

Canadian accountants filing SR&ED claims should be careful when their client companies use subcontractors, explains Richard Hoy of Catax Canada
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Sunday News Roundup 22.04.24: Come-from-away taxes, truck taxes, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Transferring cryptocurrency to a bare trustee or holding cryptocurrency as a bare trustee

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch on Canadian cryptocurrency tax planning through the use of bare trusts
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The federal budget hits private corporations with foreign affiliates

Allan Lanthier: Why Canada’s federal budget included tax measures against CCPCs with CFAs earning foreign accrual property income
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Sunday News Roundup 22.04.10: Budget tough on tax avoidance, ISSB Montreal, SR&ED warning and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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The Des Groseillers decision: Charitable donations of stock options

Allan Lanthier: The resolution of a Quebec tax dispute is now in the hands of the Supreme Court, which has recently been taxpayer-friendly