Sweet v Canada: Federal Court of Canada Certified Privacy Breach Class Action on Canada Revenue Agency; A Case Comment by an Expert Canadian Tax Lawyer

On August 25 of 2022, the Federal Court of Canada (the Federal Court) in Sweet…

Published: February 3, 2023

Last Updated: February 3, 2023

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Quebec’s Form TP-1097.PV and the Canada Revenue Agency’s Disclosure Policy Concerning Counter Letters: A Canadian Tax Lawyer’s Summary

Introduction: New Provincial Disclosure Obligations in Quebec for Nominee Agreements A “nominee agreement” is a…

Published: February 3, 2023

Last Updated: February 3, 2023

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New Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) policy on Taxable Benefits regarding gifts, awards, social events, parking, etc.: A Tax Alert by an Expert Canadian Tax Lawyer

A brief introduction to the new taxable benefit policies of CRA brought in force due…

Published: January 30, 2023

Last Updated: January 30, 2023

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Scholarship, Bursaries and Fellowships Taxation: Guidance From a Canadian Tax Lawyer

Scholarships and bursaries received toward elementary or secondary school educational programs are generally not taxable…

Published: January 16, 2023

Last Updated: January 16, 2023

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Another Historical Development in Claiming Negligence Against the CRA: Myers v Canada (Attorney General), 2022 BCCA 160

The entitlement of Canadian taxpayers to hold the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) liable for egregious…

Published: December 28, 2022

Last Updated: December 28, 2022

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Using Promissory Notes to Distribute Trust Income to Beneficiaries: A Canadian Tax Lawyer’s Analysis

Introduction – Taxation of Trusts and Trust Distributions in Canada The trust is a legal…

Published: December 23, 2022

Last Updated: December 23, 2022

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Singh v. Canada: A Canadian Tax Lawyer’s Observations on TFSA Penalties

Introduction – Tax Penalty and Interest Relief for Overcontributions to a TFSA As of 2009,…

Published: December 15, 2022

Last Updated: December 15, 2022

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The Tax Liability for DAO Profits and Token Disposition: A Canadian Crypto Tax Lawyer Guide

What to Know About “DAO”? - An Introduction In its most basic meaning, a decentralized…

Published: December 9, 2022

Last Updated: December 9, 2022

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