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Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 1:16 PM

New leaders and partners at Borden Ladner Gervais

Personnel changes at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) mean that there are now 19 new partners at the firm and new leaders of one of the firm’s working groups. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 18, 2018 @ 9:43 AM

Tax litigation beyond the Tax Court: Federal Court and superior provincial courts

The Federal Court of Appeal in Ereiser v. Canada 2013 FCA 20 concluded that the Tax Court does not have civil jurisdiction. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 @ 12:47 PM

Stikeman Elliott adds seven partners

Stikeman Elliott LLP has new partners in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary. ... [read more]

Monday, January 15, 2018 @ 11:24 AM

U.S. tax law reform means Canada has lost ‘competitive advantage’: experts Veronika Chang

The U.S. Congress made the biggest change to the American tax system in 30 years last month, the reverberations of which are still being felt across the country. And although individual Canadians will not be affected at nearly the same level, there are still aspects of the plan people residing inside Canadian borders should be aware of. ... [read more]

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 9:47 AM

The Tax Court of Canada’s exclusive jurisdiction

The issue of choosing the correct court has been a problem for lawyers for 200 years, and it remains a concern when dealing with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 @ 8:22 AM

Tax Views: Complex, uncertain split income rules not a good start to 2018 | Vern Krishna

We start the new year enthusiastic about our achievements in Canada. We are also mindful of the chaos that the minister of Finance caused last year with his tax reform proposals to promote so-called “fairness” for the middle class. The new taxes on split income (TOSI) target income shifting among shareholders of private corporations, such as professional corporations. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 09, 2018 @ 2:37 PM

Gowling WLG grows team

As of the first of the year, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP has 19 new partners. ... [read more]

Monday, January 08, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Administration and enforcement - Objections - Limitation period - Extension of time to object by Minister

Appeals by the Minister of National Revenue from a decision allowing a judicial review application by ConocoPhillips Canada Resources Corp. (ConocoPhillips) in relation to the Minister’s refusal to grant ConocoPhillips a waiver to file a notice of objection relating to a reassessment for the 2000 taxation year. ... [read more]

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 9:21 AM

Osler offers seminars on impact of U.S. tax reform on Canadians

During the busy year end, it’s hard to stay on top of all the twists and turns of U.S. tax reform. However, with the final bill having been signed by President Donald Trump only days before Christmas and the fact that many of the most important provisions become effective Jan. 1, 2018, there is no time to lose for Canadian businesses and investors in analyzing how this sea change will impact them. ... [read more]

Friday, December 29, 2017 @ 8:36 AM

More about what every lawyer should know about year-end tax planning Tax

This is part two of a two-part series. ... [read more]