June 30, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the imposition of safety measures by governments around the world, including that in Canada, to protect the health of their citizens. Similarly, businesses have imposed safety measures to protect their employees. These measures include restrictions on...
Neal Armstrong Named an Indirect Tax Leader by International Tax Review
Davies partner Neal Armstrong has been recognized as an Indirect Tax Leader: Canada in the International Tax Review’s 2018 Indirect Tax Leaders guide.
Neal has over 30 years of experience in domestic and international tax matters, with particular expertise in REITs, GST/HST, financings, and inbound and outbound cross-border transactions. He is the editor of Tax Interpretations, an online commentary on the transactional implications of a broad range of Canadian tax matters. In 2016, Neal acted for RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust on Canadian and U.S. tax matters in connection with the US$1.9-billion sale of its portfolio of 49 shopping centres to Blackstone Real Estate Partners.
Published annually, the Indirect Tax Leaders guide lists the world’s leading indirect tax practitioners, as identified via peer nominations and recommendations.
June 09, 2020 - Introduction Earlier this year, Parliament enacted legislation adopting the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) through amendments to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (Act). We previously reviewed the initial legislation in detail. Read our earlier analysis. In a press release issued on May...