Taxation

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Supreme Court of Canada rejects Paletta, grants Iristel appeal in tax cases

Forex trading, carousel schemes, court jurisdiction and retroactive tax planning
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Millions in SR&ED tax credits are being missed in overlooked industries by accountants

Real-world examples from Richard Hoy of claims that may surprise accountants looking for Scientific Research & Experimental Development tax credits
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Sunday News Roundup 23.03.19: Tax change speculation, everything MNP everywhere and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Trustees need to be prepared for new trust reporting rules

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch explains the new trust reporting rules to take effect In the 2023 taxation year
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When a tax-free savings account is a business & stripped of tax benefits

David J Rotfleisch comments on a recent Tax Court of Canada case
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SR&ED: The CRA cannot use its civil tax audit power to gather information for a criminal investigation

David J Rotfleisch explains why the Federal Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the CRA in a Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax credits case
Thought Leaders

The Foix decision:  The long and uncertain reach of subsection 84(2)

The broader interpretation by the Federal Court of Appeal in a tax case involving a complex hybrid sale was a breath of fresh air says Allan Lanthier
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Sweet v Canada: Federal Court Of Canada certified privacy breach class action against CRA

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on the latest privacy class action lawsuit to be certified by the Federal Court of Canada
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The reasonability requirement for administrative suspension of EFILE rights

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J Rotfleisch on Virgen v Canada (Attorney General), a Federal Court decision in favour of an Ontario tax preparer
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The CRA's new power to compel oral interviews

To delineate the limits to its new power, the Canada Revenue Agency should adopt these best practices for audit interviews, argue three tax lawyers from Davies
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Rectification saves taxpayers from adverse tax consequences arising from drafting error

A KPMG tax planning document saved Sleep Country from the consequences of a numerical error, explains Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch
Thought Leaders

How a proposed app called TaxTrack could make taxes more democratic

Participatory budgeting is a direct opportunity for public involvement in how taxpayer dollars are spent and can revive trust in governments
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Another historical development in claiming negligence against the CRA

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on the Myers ruling
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Sunday News Roundup 23.01.01: Happy New Year tax changes and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Singh v. Canada: A Canadian tax lawyer's observations on TFSA penalties

As taxpayers, we are ultimately responsible for meeting our obligations under tax law, as explained by Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch
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Sunday News Roundup 22.12.18: OTO annual report, CRA jabs nurses, Williams warns, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Sunday News Roundup 22.12.11: COVID clawbacks, PCAOB warnings, accounting firm dealbook, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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More bite than bark: Proposed changes to tax laws look to empower the CRA

Michelle Fong and MaryAnne Loney of McLennan Ross provide an update to legislative changes empowering the Canada Revenue Agency
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Sunday News Roundup 22.12.04: Tax tip season, fee disputes, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Tax Court orders CRA to release GAAR committee reports about similarly situated taxpayers

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch explains why the Committee's legal analysis fell within within the scope of discovery
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Sunday News Roundup 22.11.27: Accounting exams, IFRS 8 greedflation, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Sunday News Roundup 22.11.20: Supreme Court decisions, Lysyk Laurentian, Big Box builders and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Down to brass tax: R&D vs SR&ED

Richard Hoy of Catax Canada looks at some real-world examples of the difference between research and development and actual Scientific Research & Experimental Development claims
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The Ontario Ministry Of Finance's Voluntary Disclosures Program – A Canadian tax lawyer's summary

David J. Rotfleisch explores the differences between the federal and Ontario VDPs
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Sunday News Roundup 22.11.13: Pre-Budget planning, taxing windfalls and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news