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Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 8:32 AM

Ontario changed the real property landscape: Here's what it means to lawyers house_tax_sm

The Ontario government recently announced policy changes that affect the real estate market. I wish to comment on three of the policy initiatives: ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 11:59 AM

Canada Revenue Agency offers voluntary disclosure for non-compliant charities

Charities Directorate needs to strengthen guidance to bring process into line with upcoming changes to program covering non-profits. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 9:02 AM

New tax proposals will overturn decades of settled law

The firestorm from the July 18, 2017, federal tax proposals has been met with fury from the tax community and from small and medium enterprises. Some of the changes will dramatically change tax planning for private corporations, including many professional corporations. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 8:47 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Administration and enforcement - Penalties and interest - Interest - Refund interest

Application by the taxpayer from the dismissal of his application for judicial review of the Minister’s decision denying him interest on an amount that had been refunded to him. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 8:43 AM

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE - Customs - Dumping and subsidies - Determination of material injury

Application by Essar Steel Algoma Inc. (Essar Algoma) for judicial review of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s finding that hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate imports dumped from the Russian Federation and dumped and subsidized from the Republic of India had not caused injury and were not threatening to cause injury to the domestic steel industry. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 2:40 PM

Canadian Bar Association joins chorus of opposition to Ottawa's tax plan Kerry Simmons, President, Canadian Bar Association

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. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 8:51 AM

REAL PROPERTY TAX - Assessment - Methods - Valuation of land - Methods of - Factors affecting - Environmental contamination

Appeal by the assessor from a judgment on the property owner’s stated case appeal from a decision of the Property Assessment Appeal Board assessing its property at $975,000. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 @ 9:19 AM

Agreement between Quebec, Airbnb on tax remittance called 'unique'

The government of Quebec has reached an agreement with Airbnb that allows the online hospitality service to collect and remit the tax on lodging on behalf of the hosts on its home-sharing platform, and a McGill University professor is saying the agreement is "an expansion of the idea" about who is responsible for paying taxes in the era of the shared economy. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 @ 10:10 AM

CREDITORS AND CLAIMS - Claims - Priorities - Secured claims - Claims by Crown - Federal

Appeal by the Crown from an order determining a question of law in its Federal Court action to recover a debt owing by Callidus Capital Corporation (Callidus) for unremitted GST and HST, and awarding costs to Callidus. ... [read more]

Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 12:04 PM

Dentons Boekel adds four partners for Dutch tax practice

Dentons Boekel announced the launch of its tax practice in the Netherlands with the recruitment of four partners, Jurjen Bevers, Paul Halprin, Heico Reinoud and Marnix Veldhuijzen. ... [read more]