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New proposed mandatory tax planning reporting obligations under the Canadian Income Tax Act

Amendments to the new rules were made in August 2022 and are likely to become…

Court rules employers must include electronic tips under pensionable earnings

David Rotfleisch, founder of tax boutique Rotfleisch & Samulovitch Professional Corp., who wasn’t involved in…

Barrs v The Queen: Taxpayer relief under S.220(3.1)

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on a Federal Court of Appeal case…

Court rules employers must include electronic tips under pensionable earnings

David Rotfleisch, founder of tax boutique Rotfleisch & Samulovitch Professional Corp., who wasn’t involved in…

Woman mistakenly declared dead by Service Canada for almost a year demands answers

David Rotfleisch, a Toronto tax lawyer, did not work on Shum's case specifically, but he…

David Rotfleisch on Canadian Tax Residence: Are Significant Residential Bonds Less Essential for Canadian Immigrants than for Canadian Emigrants in the Case of Tax Residence in Canada?

The amount of income that can be taxed by Canada depends on a person's status…

David Rotfleisch (Taxpage): Is Canada Taxing Bitcoin? – Global Law Experts

MNR v Zhao: CRA collection action when there are reasonable grounds for delay

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on the Canada Revenue Agency's successful jeopardy order in…

Canadian Tax Amnesty – Reviews by Real Customers – TrustAnalytica

Voluntary Disclosure Program (also known as Canadian Tax Amnesty) allows Canadian taxpayers who have not filed…

Tax pipeline planning: A Canadian tax lawyer’s guide and case study

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on extracting value from a business to an…

FCA overturns Tax Court’s decision because the CRA’s evidence was exclusively about the …

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the Khanna v The Queen decision by the…

Important tax developments in commercial arena

With the international and domestic commercial landscape changing so rapidly of late, it’s perhaps no…

Important tax developments in commercial arena

David Rotfleisch of Toronto tax boutique Rotfleisch & Samulovitch Professional Corporation downplays the significance of…

The Queen v Paletta – The legal test for business income – Canadian Accountant

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the CRA's successful appeal of a Tax Court of…

Afghan employees of Canada’s Kabul embassy say CRA taxing income earned in Afghanistan

“I find this quite bewildering … I’m amazed at this result,” said Rotfleisch. “I can’t…

Transferring cryptocurrency to a bare trustee or holding cryptocurrency as a bare trustee

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch on Canadian cryptocurrency tax planning through the use of bare trusts.…

Tax facts resource provides info which is ‘important and not readily accessible,’ lawyer says

A Toronto-based tax lawyer has released an online resource aimed at providing up-to-date information about…

How to dispute a tax decision

The single biggest tax mistake David Rotfleisch sees Canadians make is waiting too long to…

Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. Launches LinkedIn Company Page

Clients and possible prospects of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch Professional Corporation and the general public can…

Corporate taxes can be good for shareholders: Why some actually want their companies to pay tax

Accounting Professor Andrew Bauer explained that in the integrated tax system in Canada, corporate and…

Inside a little-known tax ‘loophole’ experts say is helping rich Canadians avoid millions in taxes

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, commented on how…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Quoted in Article on Death Tax and Deemed Dispositions

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, shared his thoughts…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains Relationship Between Deemed Disposition and Double Taxation

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, explained why all…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Shares Thoughts on How ‘Carousel Fraud’ Can Hurt Innocent Businesses.

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, was featured and…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Shares Perspective on Minutes of Settlement vs. Consent to Judgment

As many Canadian taxpayers face possible CRA tax disputes, David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Analyzes the Expanded Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit

As more and more people lose their jobs due to the pandemic, the Canadian government…

Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. Launches LinkedIn Company Page

Clients and possible prospects of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch Professional Corporation and the general public can…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains Why a Homebuyer Was Denied the New Housing Rebate by the Tax Court of Canada

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, shared his thoughts…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains Why a Homebuyer Was Denied the New Housing Rebate by the Tax Court of Canada

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, shared his thoughts…

Share transfers to executives, employees are income not capital gains: appeal court

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, explained why executives…

Tax Court rules that gift of shares of a private corporation to a foundation was ineligible for a charitable tax credit

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, shared his thoughts…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Weigh in Whether CRA’s Decision to Not Process the Amended Returns Was Reasonable

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch reviewed and shared his thoughts about the…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Weigh In On Legal Steps to Take If Included In the Pandora Papers

David Rotfleisch, the founding partner at Toronto tax boutique Rotfleisch & Samulovitch Professional Corporation. was…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Quoted in Article on Tax and Cryptocurrencies in Canada

David Rotfleisch, a tax lawyer with Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C. in Toronto, was recently interviewed…

Client education key to TFSA compliance

Canadian tax lawyer and expert David Rotfleisch was quoted in an article published by Investment…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Tax Analysis on Targeted COVID-19 Business Support Measures THRP, HBRP, and CRHP

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Client education key to TFSA compliance | Investment Executive

Canadian tax lawyer and expert David Rotfleisch was quoted in an article published by Investment…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Shares Perspective on Provincial Sales Tax Voluntary Disclosure Programs

In his newly-published commentary in Mondaq, Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax…

A Canadian tax lawyer’s scary taxes for Halloween

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC…

Canadian Tax Expert Shares Information on How Bitcoin is Taxed in Canada

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Canadian Tax Experts Share a Few Cautionary Tax Tales for Halloween

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

How is Bitcoin taxed in Canada? It’s complicated

October 18, 2021, 2:19 PM EDT) -- Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin, are in use throughout…

Canadian Tax Experts Write About Whether One Can Hold Cryptocurrencies in RRSP on TheLawyersDaily.ca

Canadian tax lawyers David Rotfleisch and Kevin Persaud of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC recently wrote…

Toronto Tax Expert Shares His Opinion on Electing Out of the Spousal Rollover on Death on Canadian-Accountant.com

In an article published at Canadian-Accountant.com, renowned Canadian tax lawyer and tax expert David Rotfleisch…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Explains Tax Clearance Certificates on Canadian-Accountant.com

Canadian tax lawyer and tax expert David Rotfleisch of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC recently did…

Trudeau Pledge to Tax Vacant Homes May Not Go Far Enough

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Voluntary Disclosure Applications: Canadian Tax Lawyer’s Guide

Toronto tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC, recently wrote an article…

Acquisition Of Real Estate: Taxation For Canadian Non-Resident Owners

Toronto tax expert David Rotfleisch pointed out the constitutional challenges such as tax on Canadian…

OECD to release cryptocurrency reporting framework in October

Canadian tax expert David Rotfleisch was recently cited in an article on thelawyersdaily.ca. He mentions…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Offers Insights About US-Canada Employee COVID-19 Guidelines on OneNewsPage.com

Toronto tax lawyer David Rotfleisch recently shared his insights regarding US-Canada employee COVID-19 guidelines through…

Audio

“Fight Back with Libby Znaimer,” Zoomer Radio

David Rotfleisch and Toronto Councillor Stephen Holyday discuss interest and penalties on late payments to the…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Calls on the Government to Extend the Tax Deadline on Zoomer Radio

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch was recently featured on Zoomer radio, along with other tax…

What does carbon pricing mean for you?

Prime Minister Trudeau announced on Tuesday the Liberals' federal carbon tax and rebate plan to…

Is the CRA treating you fairly?

The Auditor General says how you're treated by CRA depends on where you live and…

Are the feds coming for your lottery winnings?

Reports suggest the Canada Revenue Agency is looking at taxing your poker winnings. Tax expert…

Television

“Talking Tax – Segment 3: The tax man is very aware of cryptocurrency: Tax lawyer David Rotfleisch” BNN Bloomberg

David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch, goes over tax issues…

“Talking Tax – Segment 2: Tax Tips with David Rotfleisch, managing partner at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch” BNN Bloomberg

David Rotfleisch, managing partner at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch, shares his tax tips with viewers. Watch…

“Talking Tax – Segment 1: Talking Tax with David Rotfleisch, managing partner at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch” BNN Bloomberg

David Rotfleisch, managing partner at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch, answers viewers' questions. Watch this segment by…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Shares Insights on Cryptocurrency Taxation on BNNBloomberg.ca

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Toronto Tax Lawyer Answers Tax-Related Questions on BNNBloomberg.ca

Toronto tax lawyer David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer of Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Toronto Tax Expert Shares Tax Tips on BNNBloomberg.ca

Toronto-based tax expert David Rotfleisch, founder and senior tax lawyer at Rotfleisch & Samulovitch PC,…

Canadian Tax Lawyer Featured on CityNews Video Report on CERB Repayments

Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch was featured in a video news report on CityNews ("Self-employed…

Toronto Tax Expert Talks About CERB Repayments in Video Interview on BNNBloomberg.ca

Toronto tax expert David Rotfleisch offered his take on CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) repayments…

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