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Upcoming tax events

Agricultural Excellence: Your Farm Transition

IN-PERSON EVENT

Agricultural Excellence: Your Farm Transition

RSM’s Bob Boser, partner, tax will be speaking at the Agricultural Excellence Forum on Tuesday March 17 at Westerner Park

  • March 17, 2020
Lunch and learn with BILD Central Alberta

IN-PERSON EVENT

Lunch and learn with BILD Central Alberta

Join RSM as we host a lunch and learn with BILD Central Alberta on March 18 from 12:00pm – 1:30pm discussing GST hot topics and issues.

  • March 18, 2020

most recent tax insights

Departure tax for individuals emigrating from Canada

TAX ALERT

Departure tax for individuals emigrating from Canada

Without careful tax planning, taxpayers may be caught off guard with a tax obligation that they do not have the resources to pay.

  • Enzo Testa, Nirusaa Nirmal
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  • February 12, 2020
Crown fails in its attempt to withdraw from TCC settlement

TAX ALERT

Crown fails in its attempt to withdraw from TCC settlement

FCA forces Crown to comply with settlement terms and finds that a principled settlement does not subsequently lose its principled basis.

  • Yoni Moussadji
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  • February 05, 2020
Should safe income on hand include taxes accrued but not yet paid?

TAX ALERT

Should safe income on hand include taxes accrued but not yet paid?

Our authors summarize FCA’s decision on the calculation of safe income, specifically, the consideration of taxes accrued but not yet paid.

Cross-border debt financing - an overview of Canadian tax implications

TAX ALERT

Cross-border debt financing - an overview of Canadian tax implications

Our authors highlight tax rules that businesses often overlook during cross-border debt financing via shareholder loans.

  • Tracy Li, Jiani Qian, Jennifer Lin
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  • January 22, 2020
Annulment or rectification - what can taxpayers do to address an error

TAX ALERT

Annulment or rectification - what can taxpayers do to address an error

A recent case signals how opting to annul versus rectify an error may affect the outcome, cost and timeliness of the tax dispute process.

How OECD Pillar One could change international tax processes for MNCs

TAX ALERT

How OECD Pillar One could change international tax processes for MNCs

The OECD’s proposal to combat taxation challenges arising from the digital economy could have drastic implications for multinational firms.

  • Sean McNama, Wenyan Gu, Jiani Qian
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  • December 18, 2019