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Published: April 10, 2020

Taxpayers who sue for wrongful dismissal, including damages for mental distress and other non-financial matters, should try to ensure that the original statement of claim, and minutes of settlement include a detailed breakdown of the settlement’s components to demonstrate that some of the settlement is not subject to Canadian income tax.


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