July 22, 2020 - The U.S. Treasury Department and the IRS have released final regulations (2020 Final Regulations) allowing certain domestic shareholders of a “controlled foreign corporation” (CFC) to elect under a high-tax exception to opt out of the tax imposed on the CFC’s “global intangible low-taxed...
Canadian and U.S. Tax Laws: A Review of 2016 and a Look Ahead to 2017
The year 2016 was eventful from a Canadian tax perspective, with the current Liberal government introducing its first federal budget and important judicial developments that included two decisions in tax cases by the Supreme Court of Canada. Conversely, while U.S. tax developments in 2016 were limited to regulatory changes – some of them quite significant – it is anticipated that 2017 will mark the beginning of major legislative tax developments as the president-elect’s new administration begins to implement promised tax reforms.
This article looks back at tax developments in Canada and the United States in 2016 and offers a look forward to possible Canadian and U.S. tax developments in 2017.
Canadian Tax Review and Outlook
- Key Canadian tax developments in 2016
- Outlook for Canadian tax developments in 2017
U.S. Tax Review and Outlook
- Key U.S. tax developments in 2016
- Outlook for U.S. tax developments in 2017
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July 22, 2020 - The Québec Superior Court recently handed down a decision stating that the mandatory closure of businesses ordered by the Québec government on March 24, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic constitutes force majeure. The Court also interpreted a clause of the lease providing that the tenant must...