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Quebec Taxpayers Take Note: Timely Disclosure Of Nominee Agreements Now Required
As mentioned in the March 21, 2019, Quebec budget, the Province of Quebec has bolstered the disclosure requirement of nominee agreements (Measure).
Canada
17 Jun 2019
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Canada Details Federal Carbon Pricing System In Face Of Increasing Opposition
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced additional details regarding the federal carbon pricing system and published draft regulations amending the Greenhouse Gas
Canada
1 Nov 2018
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Just In Time For Legalization, Federal Government Publishes Proposed Cannabis Excise Duty Rates
The federal government recently gave royal assent to the Budget Implementation Bill, 2018, No. 1, which amends the Excise Act, 2001 in order to implement a new framework for the taxation of cannabis.
Canada
1 Oct 2018
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2018 Federal Budget: Selected Tax Measures
On February 27, 2018, the Minister of Finance introduced Canada's 2018 Federal Budget (2018 Budget).
Canada
2 Mar 2018
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Ontario Land Transfer Tax Rates To Increase On Commercial Properties
If passed, the Bill will increase land transfer tax (LTT) rates for certain properties, effective January 1, 2017.
Canada
30 Nov 2016
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Legal Advisers' Files Are Not Archives For Tax Authorities, SCC Rules
The Supreme Court of Canada released two decisions last week regarding the power of the Canada Revenue Agency to demand production of information and documents, including accounting records...
Canada
14 Jun 2016
7
Legal Trends 2016: Tax
Elected in October 2015, Canada's new Liberal government has proposed a tax platform featuring significant changes, including a four per cent increase (to 33 per cent) in the federal tax rate for individuals on income over C$200,000 and a 1.5 per cent drop in the middle-income tax rate.
Canada
14 Apr 2016
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Your Guide To The 2016 Federal Budget
We have summarized key aspects of the Liberal government's 2016 federal budget that may impact your business.
Canada
5 Apr 2016
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Significant Proposals To Duties On Transfers Of Immovables
The measures are not a complete overhaul of the currently available exemptions, but are seemingly targeted at certain schemes.
Canada
30 Mar 2016
10
CRA Positions On Deferred Share Unit Plans And Private Health Services Plans
In November of this year at the Canadian Tax Foundation's 67th Annual Tax Conference (Conference), the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced its current positions on Deferred Share Unit (DSU) conversions...
Canada
8 Dec 2015
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Government Of Québec 2015-16 Budget: A Balanced Budget And Ambitious Economic Plan
On March 26, 2015, the Quebec government (Government) unveiled the 2015-16 budget.
Canada
30 Mar 2015
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B.C.’s Proposed LNG Tax – Some Answers, Many Questions
The recent British Columbia budget included a basic framework for a new income tax on the liquefaction of natural gas at LNG facilities in the province.
Canada
4 Mar 2014
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Selected GST/HST Measures In 2014 Federal Budget
The 2014 Federal Budget (Budget) contained some significant GST/HST changes. Most importantly, it proposes changes to the election contained in section 156 of the Excise Tax Act (ETA), which allows closely related parties to make intercompany supplies on a GST/HST-free basis.
Canada
23 Feb 2014
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2014 Federal Budget – Selected Tax Measures
There is an evident international theme to many of the tax measures included in the 2014 Federal Budget presented by the Minister of Finance on February 11, 2014 (the 2014 Budget).
Canada
18 Feb 2014
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August 2013 Legislative Proposals - Foreign Affiliate Dumping Update
The Minister of Finance recently released for consultation draft legislative proposals to amend the foreign affiliate dumping rules.
Canada
27 Aug 2013
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Canadian Government Introduces Treaty Shopping Consultation Paper
In the March 2013 Canadian federal budget, the Minister of Finance announced an intention to consult on possible measures to "protect the integrity of Canada's tax treaties while preserving a business tax environment that is conducive to foreign investment".
Canada
20 Aug 2013
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Preparing And Filing Notices Of Objection – Some Tips And Traps
Once the CRA completes an audit of a taxpayer's taxation year, the CRA may change the amount of the income tax liability and may also assess penalties and interest.
Canada
15 Jul 2012
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2010 Federal Budget
While the lead-up to and the media coverage of the federal budget introduced on March 4, 2010 (the Budget) was heavily skewed towards deficit control, there was no shortage of significant tax proposals in the Budget, including the following:
Canada
10 Mar 2010
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Amendment To Exchange Of Information Provision To Encourage More Requests By The CRA And IRS
Under the exchange of information provisions of Canada’s tax treaties, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is able to request taxpayer information from its treaty partners. In 2002, the Auditor General of Canada found that those exchange of information provisions “have not been used frequently.”
Canada
18 Jul 2008
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Special Report On Cross-Border Compensation And Pension Issues: Participation Of Canadian Employees In Cross-Border Plans – Impact of Proposed Non-Resident Trust Tax Legislation
On November 9, 2006, the Canadian Department of Finance published the fifth revised version of draft income tax legislation relating to non-resident trusts. The draft legislation is now before the House of Commons – as part of Bill C-33 – and has received First Reading.
Canada
 
6 Jun 2007
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