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Anti Surplus Stripping rules in section 84.1 are not applicable where the buyer corporation and the seller have separate economic interests

 

The Tax Court held in the decision of Brouillette v. The Queen, 2005 DTC 1004, that the anti surplus stripping rules in section 84.1 are not applicable where the buyer corporation and the seller have separate economic interests, and they carry out a purchase and sale in accordance with those separate interests, effectively overruling the position of the Canada Revenue Agency in Technical Interpretation 2002-0166655.

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