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Monday, May 27, 2019 @ 10:37 AM

Non-resident executors: From ancillary grants to foreign trusts foreign_cash_sm

In our last article in this series, we talked about some of the tax and non-tax-related considerations that may arise when an estate has foreign executors or other legal representatives. Here are the remaining considerations. ... [read more]

Friday, May 24, 2019 @ 8:25 AM

The Coach: Succeeding through financial management | Gary Mitchell and Mayur Gadhia

How well can your law firm answer these three questions? What does your cash flow look like for the next week/month? How close to budget are your actual income and expenses? What is each lawyer’s realization rate/billable hours? ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 @ 2:16 PM

New tax partner for Gowling WLG’s Calgary office

Gowling WLG announced that Ted Thiessen has joined the firm’s tax group as a partner in Calgary.   ... [read more]

Thursday, May 16, 2019 @ 9:34 AM

Non-resident executors and legal reps in estate law foreign_money_sm

There are a number of tax and non-tax-related considerations that may arise when an estate has foreign executors or other legal representatives. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 @ 7:25 AM

CROWN - Malicious prosecution by Crown servants

Appeal by the Canada Revenue Agency from an order finding it liable for malicious prosecution and breach of the s. 7 Charter rights of the respondents. ... [read more]

Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 9:27 AM

Response time, dispute resolution should be addressed as part of CRA consultation: lawyers Bradley Bryan, University of Victoria faculty of law

The Beatles may have lamented the fact the taxman in the U.K. didn’t like you giving your opinions, but the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has launched a public consultation process with an eye to getting input on how it operates and how it can improve the services it offers. “Our government is committed to ensuring that the CRA puts people at the centre of everything it does,” said National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier. ... [read more]

Friday, May 10, 2019 @ 8:24 AM

Not filing U.S. tax forms serious for Americans in Canada FBAR_tax_sm

It’s been nine years since the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) was passed in the United States, and almost five since the U.S. and Canada entered into an intergovernmental agreement to share tax-related information. Americans who live in Canada should know now that they are required to file a U.S. tax return and other information returns annually. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 08, 2019 @ 9:50 AM

Foreign Beneficiaries: From multiple taxation to transfer of interests foreign_money_sm

With increased mobility of people and their assets, more and more estates have a multijurisdictional dimension. A multitude of special considerations come into play which must be identified and dealt with if an estate has foreign beneficiaries which increase the complexity of the estate administration. This series of articles highlights a number of them and is written from the perspective of Canadian and Ontario law. ... [read more]

Friday, May 03, 2019 @ 6:03 PM - Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2019 @ 10:38 PM

Saskatchewan Appeal Court rules carbon tax valid, so all eyes on Ontario, says legal mind Nathalie_Chalifour_sm

The Saskatchewan Appeal Court’s ruling that the federal government’s carbon tax imposed in that province is constitutionally sound “likely” paves the way for a similar decision to be made in Ontario, says a legal mind. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 2:51 PM

Robins Appleby hires associate for firm’s tax and estate group

Robins Appleby LLP announced that Jennifer Lynch has joined the firm’s tax and estate group as an associate. ... [read more]