Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services were...
Foreign Banks and Canada’s CFC System
Originally published in Tax Notes International, this article examines the Tax Court of Canada’s CIT judgment, as well as two pending companion cases, and sheds light on how the simple notion underlying controlled foreign corporation attribution rules— that CFCs’ undistributed passive income should be taxed as earned — can evolve into complex, mechanical, and sometimes convoluted rules.
Aug. 22, 2019 - As outlined in our e-communications of May 21, 2019, and August 12, 2019, Québec’s Ministry of Finance has introduced new rules regarding the disclosure of nominee agreements. The new disclosure requirement is relevant to nominee agreements involving one or more parties that are subject to Québec tax...