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CRA takes too long to resolve tax objections, says audit

OTTAWA — The federal government takes months — sometimes years — to make decisions, costing Canadians time and money when it comes to resolving ... Read more

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Measuring lawyer efficacy through client-centric data

Although clients always want the best possible litigator in their corner when facing a tax dispute, when it comes to evaluating a lawyer’s skills and experience, no firm has ... Read more

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Building NewLaw podcast eligible for CPD credits in Ontario, B.C.

The  Building NewLaw podcast  recently became the first and only CPD-accredited legal podcast in Canada, following decisions by the Law Society of Upper Canada ... Read more

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Days of bank secrecy for offshore accounts 'long gone'

In the wake of the 'Panama Papers' data leak, there has been a concerted international effort to catch offshore tax evaders — which taxpayers should take as a clear ... Read more

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Custom tech solutions help deliver results for firm

For lawyers, technology shouldn't be about a particular app or piece of software — instead, it’s about taking advantage of opportunities to be better, Toronto tax ... Read more

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'Unconscionable' to tax income without allowing expenses, losses

Although the significant loss Donald Trump reportedly declared on his 1995 income tax return may be partly the result of government loopholes, the ability to carry that loss ... Read more

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Return on investment vital data point for law firms, clients

Providing undeniable proof of the benefits of harnessing data in a boutique law practice, Toronto tax litigation lawyer  Peter Aprile  tells the  ... Read more

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Sending condo sellers for tax advice a prudent move

In some Canadian markets, the practise of buying prebuilt condos and flipping them once completed has been a profitable activity — however, as Toronto tax litigation ... Read more

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Drilling down on the deductibility of paid executor compensation

By Avi Dahary The uncertainty surrounding whether compensation paid to an estate executor is deductible and if so, how much of it is deductible, has meant that most tax ... Read more

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Profit shifting concerns 'overstated' given corporate objectives

Concerns raised by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) about the risks that base erosion or profit shifting create for international investment and ... Read more

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Deducting losses essential part of tax system for business

Although reports claim that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and other real estate investors may have used previously incurred losses to reduce ... Read more

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Quick action key when dealing with tax debt, appeal

For taxpayers who feel they may have received an incorrect or unfair tax assessment, it is vital to contact the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) about your concerns without delay ... Read more

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Performance-based law firm culture a valuable asset

Although Shea Nerland Law used to emphasize loyalty to its long-term employees, Calgary tax and fiduciary services lawyer Dennis Nerland tells Lawyers Weekly that the ... Read more

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Lawyers need to make change happen in new 'connection economy'

The shift currently underway in the legal profession is a positive development for those determined to make change happen, but lawyers in favour of the status quo may be in ... Read more

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CRA likely to seek bank client details after new offshore leak

With newly leaked documents showing a link between several of Canada’s banks and an island tax haven, there is a strong likelihood that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will ... Read more

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Webinar provides practical guide to tax audit

Toronto tax litigation lawyer  David J. Rotfleisch  is hosting a webinar via CPDonline.ca, where he will share practical information on how to deal with ... Read more

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Revenue minister asks CRA to investigate B.C. real estate speculators

OTTAWA — National Revenue Minister Diane Lebouthillier has asked the Canada Revenue Agency to look into the actions of real estate speculators in B.C. following a newspaper ... Read more

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Lifestyle, income mismatch not proof of tax evasion

The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) reported investigation into Vancouver’s real estate market and the lifestyles of those who own the costly properties will likely ... Read more

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Building client-centric law firm takes creativity, passion, grit

Building a law firm may be a dream for many lawyers, but achieving that reality — especially an innovative, businesslike, ‘perfect’ practice — is not ... Read more

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EU rules Apple must pay up to 13B euros in back taxes

BRUSSELS — The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits worth up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back ... Read more

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