Taxation

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
Business

Tax litigators may represent corporations in Canada Tax Court appeals

But under certain conditions, accountants may represent taxpayers in Tax Court
Practice

A pending VDP application won't stop a CRA tax reassessment

Notably, says Canadian tax accountant and lawyer David Rotfleisch, a voluntary-disclosure application must indeed be voluntary
Profession

What can Canadian accountants expect from François Boileau, the new Taxpayers' Ombudsperson?

In a wide-ranging interview, Boileau discusses the OTO mandate and CRA service
Practice

7 service problems accountants say the CRA could fix for tax preparers

Canadian accountants offer practical advice for "a tax season like no other"
Thought Leaders

Bounty programs: Ineffective in the war on money laundering

Think twice before extending American anti-AML programs to Canada, says UBC Allard School of Law Professor Joven Narwal
Thought Leaders

Tax ‘pandemic profiteering’ by tech companies to help fund public education

Trevor Norris says public education should receive tech sector taxation revenue
Practice

CRA Remission Guide: Canadian tax lawyer's overview

David Rotfleisch looks at the last resort of taxpayers for relief from tax debt and enforced penalties, including interest, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
Transfer Pricing

Key takeaways from Supreme Court's termination of Cameco transfer pricing saga

The gulf will continue to grow between Canadian tax law and OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines, says Steve Suarez of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Thought Leaders

The myth of CERB forgiveness

Critics of CERB forgiveness miss the point, says Allan Lanthier, FCPA, FCA
Transfer Pricing

Transfer pricing in the time of COVID-19

How the consequences of COVID-19 impact TP reporting and compliance is complex, say Claire M.C. Kennedy and Hennadiy Kutsenko of Bennett Jones