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Published: April 17, 2020

Last Updated: April 17, 2020

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the case of Vasiliki Tsiaprailis v. Her Majesty the Queen that a lump sum settlement from an insurance company that represents disability benefits that would have been taxable for Canadian income taxation purposes when received remains taxable when received as a lump sum.


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