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Is your business prepared for a visit from the CRA?

Is your business prepared for a visit from the CRA?

Taxpayers beware - CRA’s GST/HST audits have increased significantly and it has become very aggressive in its tax positions.

  • Alannah Johnston, David Crawford
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  • September 11, 2019
Post-mortem pipeline transactions can be a useful estate planning tool

Post-mortem pipeline transactions can be a useful estate planning tool

CRA confirmed that pipeline transactions are still appropriate post-mortem planning tools to avoid double tax on private corporation shares

TCC supports CRA decision to reallocate partnership income and loss

TCC supports CRA decision to reallocate partnership income and loss

Taxpayers may have to reallocate partnership income and loss if their original allocation does not meet CRA's “Reasonableness Test”.

Reminder: QST registration may be required as of Sept. 1, 2019

Reminder: QST registration may be required as of Sept. 1, 2019

Businesses registered for GST/HST and without a physical presence in Quebec will be required to register for QST starting in September.

  • Ibrahim Hatia, Julie Poulin
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  • August 21, 2019
CRA applies the small business deduction recharacterization rule

CRA applies the small business deduction recharacterization rule

Associated corporations must pay attention to the income recharacterization rule when applying for the small business deduction.

CRA clarifies scope of ‘excluded shares’ exception for TOSI

CRA clarifies scope of ‘excluded shares’ exception for TOSI

Due to the difficulty around Tax on Split Income (TOSI) rules, taxpayers should do a careful analysis to determine if exclusions apply.

Foreign property - the latest on T1135 reporting

Foreign property - the latest on T1135 reporting

Taxpayers’ due diligence and compliance can be a mitigating factor when seeking relief from late filing penalties.

Manitoba update: Retail Sales Tax reduction and transitional rules

Manitoba update: Retail Sales Tax reduction and transitional rules

Businesses with interests in Manitoba should take note of the RST rate reduction and transitional rules for taxable good and services.

  • David Crawford, Alannah Johnston, Beverly Lucas-King
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  • July 25, 2019

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