Taxation

Profession

Third party penalties under the Income Tax Act

Why the landmark 2015 Guindon decision by the Supreme Court of Canada matters to Canadian accountants
Practice

Reconsidering Consideration – TCC concludes funding attracts HST in CanLII v The Queen

Bobby Solhi and Braek Urquhart of BLG on the CanLII sales tax implications for non-profit organizations
Practice

Director's liability and the Income Tax Act statutory limitation

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at Soulliere v The Queen
Taxation

Me Too defeats You Too in Tax Court

The Penate decision by the Tax Court of Canada is welcome awareness of racial and gender discrimination, says Claire M.C. Kennedy and Anu Nijhawan of Bennett Jones LLP
Practice

Planning to Maximize the Capital Dividend Account — Part III

The third and final part of a three-part series, "Tax Planning for the Non-Specialist Advisor: Unlocking Liquidity in Corporate Capital Losses," by Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross LLP
Practice

Are tax free savings account swap transactions legitimate?

In Louie v Canada, a Canada Revenue Agency cross-appeal was allowed
Practice

R. v. Scholz — A Canadian tax lawyer analysis of document forging and tax fraud

David Rotfleisch provides analysis of falsely claiming GST/HST rebates
Practice

How to help clients avoid grant penalties in SR&ED claims

When a client wins grant funding, it can have a dramatic impact on their claim
Thought Leaders

COVID-19 has exposed the limits of philanthropy

Apply a Canadian super-wealth tax to philanthropic foundations, says Adam Saifer
Profession

Is the CRA's Northern Service Improvement Strategy enough?

Taxpayers ombudsperson says improvements still need to be made, reports Jeff Buckstein in the third of a three-part series on CRA service to northern Canada