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By Vern Krishna
In 1966, the Carter Commission recommended that the income tax system should consider the family (spouse and minor children) as the basic unit for determining tax liability.
By Joe Wahba, David Piccolo
The Canada Revenue Agency recently published a news release, in which it identifies over $1 billion in unpaid taxes in the BC and Ontario real estate sectors since 2015.
By David Piccolo, Joe Wahba
The complex and archaic nature of the GST/HST rules result in unpleasant results for the Canadian economy.
By Joe Wahba, David Piccolo
The next step in this saga for the Samaroos would be to seek leave of this decision to the Supreme Court of Canada.
By Vern Krishna
The SNC-Lavalin affair has dominated the Canadian news media for two months without complete revelation of what really happened.
By Vern Krishna
An expense is generally deductible for tax purposes if the taxpayer incurs it for the purposes of gaining or producing income.
By Joe Wahba, David Piccolo
The Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") appears to be targeting users of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for audit, according to a Forbes online article (the "Article").
By Joe Wahba, David Piccolo
The Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") has launched roughly 100 audits into taxpayers named in the Paradise Papers offshore tax leak, according to documents tabled in Parliament.
By Vern Krishna
Attorney General (and Minister of Justice) Jody Wilson-Raybould's resignation following the government's SNC-Lavalin debacle highlights how the "rule of law" applies to public prosecutions under inconvenient laws enacted by Parliament.
By David Piccolo, Joe Wahba
The CRA is focussed on recovering lost revenue in the real estate market.
By David Piccolo, Joe Wahba
Uber wants its users, its drivers and particularly the Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") to agree that it does not provide "rides" to its "customers".
By David Piccolo
Audit, Bar Owners, CRA, David Piccolo, Federal Court, Joe Wahba, Law Society of Ontario, Restaurant Owners, Tax Lawyers, The Beer Store
By Sunita Doobay, B.A., LL.B., LL.M. (NYU), TEP
Public Law no. 115-97 (2017 tax act)—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed December 22, 2017—significantly changed the Code and negatively affects a US person in Canada holding shares in a closely held corporation.
By Vern Krishna
Please see Vern Krishna's latest article for the Taxnet Pro: Tax Disputes & Resolution Centre titled, "The Three Steps of GAAR" where he discusses the general anti-avoidance rule as a statutory commercial...
By David Piccolo
Please see David Piccolo's latest article for the September issue of the Tax Advocate titled, "A Review of Rectification in a Post-Fairmont World," ...