Tax

Charity has same rights as taxpayer if challenged by CRA

As the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) widens its audit into the political activities of charities, organizations should be... Read more

Woodyard to discuss tax tips for lawyers, clients

Toronto tax litigator Adrienne Woodyard is... Read more

Ponzi tax deduction issue still unresolved

Although a recent Tax Court of Canada case attempted to deal with the question of whether Ponzi scheme losses are deduct... Read more

Advice from tax lawyer crucial before investing in charity shelter

News that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is widening its probe into a number of charity tax shelter schemes highlights... Read more

CRA cuts off electronic access over security concerns

OTTAWA - A major international security concern has forced the shutdown of electronic filing services at the Canada Revenue Agency, and there are concerns the problem could affect other government systems as well. Read more

Appeal to have tax implications for R&D-focused firms

R&D-focused companies are anxiously awaiting more guidance from the courts as to whether they can claim tax credits... Read more

Donation returns cannot be held in abeyance by CRA

By David J. Rotfleisch In Ficek v. the Attor... Read more

Era of secret offshore bank accounts may be ending

Although the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is not likely to start devoting as many resources to finding unreported offshor... Read more

Voluntary disclosure an option for unreported offshore income

Although the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has a new whistleblower program aimed at combating international tax evasion, t... Read more

Tax lawyer's advice key when entering into tax-based deals

A recent case that has left thousands of unsuspecting taxpayers facing steep penalties after they became involved in a q... Read more

CRA taking proactive approach in search for offshore accounts

Following news that a number of Swiss banks have signed up to a U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) program to disclose... Read more