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Canadian Bar Association joins chorus of opposition to Ottawa's tax plan

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 2:40 PM | By Ian Burns

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has joined a group of business organizations from across the country voicing opposition to the federal government's proposed tax changes for privately held corporations.

The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness released an open letter to federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau Aug. 30 asking the government to undertake further consultations on its proposed taxation changes. These changes, which Morneau unveiled July 18, will ban “income sprinkling,” where a private business’ income is diverted from a high-income individual to family members who...