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Published: May 28, 2020

Last Updated: June 6, 2021

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC, was recently featured in an article published in In this article, he highlighted some of the key points in the Income Tax Act and shared his thoughts on the case of Saini v The Queen. “

Justice Bocock also helpfully summarized the defences/arguments available to those who challenge the net-worth method of assessment. Justice Bocock summarized these as follows: The taxpayer may challenge the need for a net-worth assessment; The methodology used by the CRA can be challenged itself; and The taxpayer may challenge the quantum of the assessment based on prima facie errors, what Justice Bocock calls “Patent Errors.” —, “A Fond Look Back at the Last Tax Court of Canada Case”

Check out the full article here.


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