Taxation

Business

Taxing the Internet: An overview of Canada's approach to taxing the digital economy

Braek Urquhart and Elizabeth Egberts of BLG on the current patchwork of provincial and federal digital services tax rules
Thought Leaders

Our response to the CRA's position on creditor-proofing reorganizations – part 1

Doug S. Ewens and Kenneth Keung of Moodys Tax Law LLP in a three-part series on creditor-proofing reorganizations
Practice

Budget 2021 – Tax enforcement, audits, and oral interviews

If proposed legislative amendments receive Royal Assent, the Canada Revenue Agency will have the power to compel oral interviews
Practice

2021 updates for T1134: A Canadian tax lawyer's perspective

The T1134 has been updated to reflect legislation changes that allow the CRA to collect additional information and provide some reporting relief
Thought Leaders

G7 tax deal: if you think multinationals will be forced to pay more, you don’t understand tax avoidance

Anticipate new accounting ways around the rules, says Professor Ronen Palan
Practice

Dealing with Canada – Challenges and opportunities for global wealth and tax planners

Rahul Sharma and Jennifer A. N. Corak of Miller Thomson LLP present three common scenarios of non-Canadian or foreign trusts where Canada's Income Tax Act rules intersect with the international wealth planning of taxpayers
Practice

Maple Leafs GM vs CRA tax court ruling

Just in time for the playoffs, Dave Nonis scores a win in the Tax Court of Canada, six years after his dismissal as General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs
Practice

Post-Mortem Planning For Private Companies — Reconsidering Options For Triggering Capital Gains — Part II

Tax Planning For The Non-Specialist Advisor: In part two of a two-part series, Michael Goldberg looks at an alternative post-mortem PC Liquidation strategy he calls Spousal Rollover Liquidation Planning
Profession

How global tax dodging costs lives: New research shows a direct link to increased death rates

What is the human cost of revenue losses through tax avoidance and tax evasion?
Profession

Canadian tax professionals: A Canadian tax lawyer's guide

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J Rotfleisch breaks down the classifications and the kind of work done by Canadian tax professionals
David J. Rotfleisch

President Trump will single-handedly make forensic accountants sexy 

The investigation into former US president Donald Trump's finances could be turned into a hit TV series, says tax accountant and lawyer David J Rotfleisch
Practice

Post-Mortem Planning For Private Companies — Reconsidering The Options For Triggering Capital Gains — Part I

Tax Planning For The Non-Specialist Advisor: Part one of a two-part series from Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross LLP on an alternative strategy for post-mortem PC liquidation
Business

Friday News Roundup 21.05.07: Isle of Man, Laurentian, slow CRA on CRB and more 

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

Tax D-Day: As April 30 comes to a close, no extension for accountants despite 75k petition, CRA service disruptions

A tax season like no other is finally coming to a close. CPAs won’t soon forget it
Business

2021 Canadian federal budget – Top 5 tax measures

Jeremy Ho and Kabir Jamal, partners in the Tax Group at McCarthy Tétrault, on five key tax proposals, from interest deductibility limits to a new digital services tax
Transfer Pricing

Canadian budget proposes new cross-border interest deductibility limit

Jared A. Mackey, Brendan Sigalet and Philip B. Ward of Bennett Jones LLP on a fundamental change to the existing interest deductibility regime
Global

OECD Report: The role of corporations in fighting white collar crime enablers

OECD report recommends actions to battle global white collar crime accomplices
Business

2021 Federal Budget – Spend, spend, spend (part deux) with some interesting tax measures

Kim G C Moody FCPA, FCA, TEP and members of the Moodys Tax Law team in Calgary provide commentary and analysis of Budget 2021
Profession

Canadian accountants petition CRA for tax deadline extension

More than 50,000 taxpayers are signing petition available on Change.org
Business

Friday News Roundup 21.04.16: Watch out! Covid accounting inspectors! Plus (no) tax deadline extensions, and more!

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

Tax Court: No penalty for tax return filed without person's knowledge

The CRA did not rightfully impose a gross-negligence penalty in Bowker v. The Queen, explains tax accountant and lawyer David J Rotfleisch
Business

Friday News Roundup 21.04.09: A capital (gains) idea, corporate tax, bashing bloggers, grumpy accountants and more

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

Filing tax returns, paying income tax, is saving us during COVID-19

Tax accountant and lawyer David J Rotfleisch says paying our income taxes is what keeps Canada a great country to live in
Practice

CRA's views on charitable remainder trusts

CRTs can be a useful charitable giving tool say M. Elena Hoffstein and Brittany Sud of Miller Thomson LLP
Profession

A Taxonomy Of Tax Professionals

With a close look at US tax professionals from Jason Galek of Moodys Tax Law