Taxation

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
Thought Leaders

Stock traders beware of tax traps: The taxman cometh

For speculators in GameStop, the taxman awaits around the corner, says Vern Krishna, FCGA, FCPA, CM, QC of TaxChambers LLP
Practice

Deducting life insurance costs: Why opportunity may be overlooked

In part two of a two-part series, why paragraph 20(1)(e.2) of the Income Tax Act may be missed, from Dale Barrett and Simon Townsend of Barrett Tax Law
Practice

Deducting life insurance costs: Paragraph 20(1)(e.2) of Income Tax Act explained

In part one of a two-part series, Dale Barrett and Simon Townsend of Barrett Tax Law on the cost of life insurance as a deductible expense
Practice

February 2021 Tax Court update on getting back to business — top ten takeaways

Stevan Novoselac and John Sorensen of Gowling WLG review the February 9 update from the Tax Court of Canada
Practice

Tax preparers and professionals: Here’s what you need to know for the 2021 tax-filing season

Canada Revenue Agency on planning ahead, what’s new for upcoming tax season
Practice

Canadian tax laws: A review of 2020 and a look ahead to 2021

A comprehensive review of Canadian tax developments in 2020 and outlook for 2021 from experts at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in Montreal and Toronto
Business

Liberals do 180 on gross blunder over CERB eligibility of self-employed

Qualtrough, Lebouthillierand Trudeau also announce one-year grace period for pandemic relief tax debt
Practice

Canadian criminal tax evasion sentencing

A Brampton business owner was one of the few taxpayers to be sentenced in 2020