CRA’s right to compel the production of “third party information”

The Canada Revenue Agency (the Canadian income tax department, “CRA”) has broad powers to require…

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TFSA Contributions

Contributions to a Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) are not tax-deductable, but the income or capital…

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Hesitating About Filing Personal Tax Return?

If you are hesitating about filing your Canadian personal income tax return (T1) by the…

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CRA can get the details of the sales figures of Canadian eBay PowerSellers

The Canada Revenue Agency (the Canadian income tax department, “CRA”) released new guidelines for the…

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CRA can get the details of eBay PowerSellers

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling and ordered eBay…

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Art Donation Tax Shelter Allowed

In the October 2004 case of Quinn v The Queen, 2004 TCC 64, the Tax…

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Did not file Canadian income tax returns for a number of years?

If you have not filed Canadian income tax returns for a number of years there…

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New voluntary disclosure rules

New voluntary disclosure rules have just been announced by the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency.…

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Income from a foreign pension plan is taxable in Canada

Income from a foreign pension plan received while a resident of Canada is taxable in…

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