Tax
AccounTrust Business Services Inc.
profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
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

profile
Voluntary disclosure best option for coming clean with CRA

For Canadians who may be wondering how to go about disclosing their unreported income to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), the good news is that the taxman has a specific ... Read more

profile
Woodyard to speak at Law Society taxation program

Toronto tax litigator  Adrienne Woodyard  will share her insights on advising clients with tax compliance problems at the upcoming ‘Taxation for General ... Read more

profile
CRA search for offshore tax evasion aided by database, bank info

Although the searchable database at the centre of the Panama Papers data leak may have made it easier for authorities to crack down on unreported offshore accounts, it is ... Read more

profile
CRA taking novel approach to underground economy crackdown

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is setting its sights on the underground economy — and taking innovative approaches to find unpaid taxes in the construction, ... Read more

profile
Trustee duties extend to relational, financial issues

For trustees, the ability to manage a trust’s tax and investment needs is vital – but a focus on relational issues among stakeholders is also key to effectively ... Read more

profile
Most taxpayers would 'suffer' in CRA strike situation

Thousands of Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) employees could be in a position to strike after recently rejecting their employer’s latest contract offer — a move that would ... Read more

profile
CRA's swift action shows priority of Panama Papers files

The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) rapid and public response to the recent ‘Panama Papers’ information leak shows just how much importance the taxman is ... Read more

Lawyer Directory
Janus ConferencesToronto Lawyers AssociationMKD InternationalFeldstein Family LawInfoware Canada Gene ColmanLawrence Forstner