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Published: April 10, 2020

Last Updated: April 10, 2020

Several court decisions on income splitting and the use of management service family trusts and partnerships raised concerns over leakage in tax revenue. The 1999 Canadian federal income tax budget curtailed income splitting with minors via taxable dividends paid on private company shares and business income earned by management partnerships that provide administrative and other services to related businesses.


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