Published: March 10, 2020
Last Updated: April 16, 2020
Assets of a business, or shares of a corporation
Assets of a business, or shares of a corporation, can be transferred on a tax deferred basis by a taxpayer to a corporation by electing under section 85 of the Canadian Income Tax Act. Failure to prepare and file the election can result in a tax liability.
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