Tax

Federal government to clarify shared parenting benefits eligibility

Federal government to clarify shared parenting benefits eligibility

Amendment seeks to correct disparity between executive’s and judiciary’s definitions of shared parenting

Miller Thomson’s Manwaring named to federal committee on charities

Miller Thomson’s Manwaring named to federal committee on charities

Newly formed committee to serve as link between not-for-profit sector and government

Julie Colden joins Davies’ tax practice

Julie Colden joins Davies’ tax practice

Veteran tax lawyer of over two decades joins from global law and professional services firm

SCC decision will make it harder for tax evasion across provincial borders

SCC decision will make it harder for tax evasion across provincial borders

Service of demand by Quebec Revenue Agency on Calgary branch deemed valid

Decisions examine companies’ right not to self-audit

Decisions examine companies’ right not to self-audit

To many observers, the Federal Court’s November 2018 decision in Canada (National Revenue) v. Atlas Tube Canada ULC has tempered the enthusiasm that arose in the business community following the Federal Court of Appeal’s earlier ruling in BP Canada Energy Company v. Canada (National Revenue).

SCC decision liked by lenders

SCC decision liked by lenders

In a decision widely welcomed by lenders, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the bankruptcy of a tax debtor, although subsequent to the repayment of the secured creditor’s debt, terminated secured creditors’ personal liability for deemed trust claims under s. 222 of the Excise Tax Act.