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Tax fraud contrary to the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act and the Criminal Code

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at Regina V Reynolds
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When can a Canadian taxpayer seek punitive damage from the CRA?

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the Quebec Court of Appeal case of Ludmer c. Attorney General of Canada
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CRA Operational Update: Ten Things You Need To Know

A CRA status update on tax controversy and dispute resolution from Stevan Novoselac and John Sorensen of Gowling WLG
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Tax Court update on getting back to business – top ten takeaways

An update on the reopening of the Tax Court of Canada, by Stevan Novoselac and John Sorensen of Gowling WLG
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The Tax Court Of Canada's new fast track settlement conference system, post the COVID-19 pandemic

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the ramifications of trying to clear the Tax Court's backlog of cases
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Do Swiss banks owe your accounting clients money?

Clock is ticking for investors who held Swiss bank accounts to claim reimbursements of retrocessions deemed illegal
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Income tax reassessment periods – proposed changes

Aasim Hirji and Christopher Ellett of Moodys Tax Law are concerned about Bill C-17, the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19)
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A Canadian tax lawyer's perspective of tax audits of COVID-19 tax fraud claims

The government will be looking out for those attempting to abuse the system, says David Rotfleisch
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Shifting to virtual: 5 tips to conduct effective virtual meetings

Running effective, productive and engaging virtual meetings requires a different approach, says Sofia Arisheh
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Duque V. The Queen: Analysis and comments on director's liability

David Rotfleisch on how the 2020 Federal Court of Appeal decision clarifies tax law for directors challenging an underlying assessment
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The plan to reopen the Tax Court and the new fast track settlement conference system

Neil Bass and Josh Kumar of Aird & Berlis look at the Tax Court of Canada's new Fast Track Settlement Conference System
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COVID-19: How SME accounting firms will change post-pandemic

The fifth and final story in our series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms across Canada
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The taxpayer's onus of proof in tax litigation: A Canadian tax lawyer's analysis

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at the case law for taxpayers challenging the Canada Revenue Agency
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COVID-19: Accounting firms are finding efficiencies amidst disruption

Part four in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at SME accounting firms across Canada
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Income splitting with family members

Prescribed rate loans and other tips for reducing taxes, by Gergely Hegedus and Keith Hennel of Dentons’ Edmonton Tax group
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CaseWare launches breakthrough cloud solutions to better connect accountants, auditors and clients

New product suite includes audit and client collaboration functionality, made-for-Canada analytics, and a streamlined accounting platform to benefit users at all stages of cloud adoption
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The Corporate Piggy Bank: Accessing corporate cash through use of short-term specific purposes loans

Gergely Hegedus and Keith Hennel of Dentons on short-term corporate loans during the current COVID-19 pandemic
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Tax residence of Canadian airline pilots: No simple answer

Tax Court cases illustrate subtlety of determining tax residence
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WFH: COVID-19 is accelerating remote work at accounting firms

Part three in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms
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A fond look back at the last Tax Court of Canada case

Two months have passed since the last court decision was published
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Civil penalties for third-party tax advisors

Ploughman v The Queen and its implications for Canadian accountants
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Tax Court of Canada to prioritize sittings for summer reopening

17-point prioritization plan detailed by Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter
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COVID-19 pandemic promotes paperless public practices

Part two in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms
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Tax Court of Canada presents summer reopening pandemic scenarios

Chief Justice Eugene Rossiter lays out plans, procedures for summer hearings
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Shifting to virtual: 3 tips for onboarding new hires virtually

Adapting onboarding practices to welcome new hires remotely is a new way forward, says Sofia Arisheh