Taxation and “Small Business”

Given MP Trudeau's commitment to running deficits for the next few years, he will be simultaneously looking for new forms of revenue. Perhaps small business is in his cross-hairs. Let's hope the Minister focuses her energies on those…

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New Canada-New Zealand Double Tax Treaty – Good For Investors

The new double tax agreement between New Zealand and Canada is set to facilitate investment and trade between the two nations

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Canada – Spain Tax Treaty Amendments

The double-taxation agreement between Canada and Spain has been amended to reduce withholding tax rates on dividends and interest payments, and to include standard provisions for the exchange of tax information.

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CRA and Foreign Assets Disclosure

Canadians with income from foreign assets are now obliged to report them in much more detail on Form T1135.

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Health Profession Corporations – British Columbia

The benefits of health professionals within British Columbia (such as Dentists, Physicians, Naturopaths, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists and Optometrists etc) consider the benefits of becoming self employed and practicing through their own professional corporation.

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Charity Law Bulletin – Canada

This bulletin highlights some of the topical issues that concern a registered charity.

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British Columbia Budget 2014

The British Columbia budget for fiscal 2014 .

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Canadian Tax Planning and “Reportable Transactions”

The Government of Canada passed legislation requiring disclosure of reportable transactions to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The legislation addresses concerns about how aggressive tax avoidance transactions affect the fairness of the income tax system – everyone must…

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US Citizens Abroad Organise to Fight Worldwide Tax Net

This article address the issue of the tax problems faced by expatriate American citizens, especially with regard to Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) compliance.

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Canada: Federal Budget 2013

The Canadian Government released its 2013 Federal Budget on March 21st, 2013, with a renewed focus on skills and training for workers, assistance for manufacturers and businesses to succeed in the global economy (including measures to support a…

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