Tax Alert Archives June 2016

Filing Deadline for self-employed Individuals is June 15, 2016

As a reminder, individuals who carried on a business as a sole proprietor (or spouses of such individuals) are required to file their tax returns by midnight of this Wednesday, June the 15th if they have not already filed on…

Prepared by: Ian Humphries

Ian Humphries is an Associate working out of the Vancouver office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Ian joined Thorsteinssons after articling and practicing securities law at a national law firm. Prior to law school, Ian worked as an investment banker in the… more »

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The Supreme Court of Canada strikes down “accounting records” exception to solicitor-client privilege

On Friday, the SCC released its decisions in Canada (Attorney General) v Chambre des notaires du Québec, 2016 SCC 20 (“Notaires”) and Canada (National Revenue) v Thompson, 2016 SCC 21 (“Thompson”).

In Notaires, the CRA had issued demands for documents…

Prepared by: Ian Humphries

Ian Humphries is an Associate working out of the Vancouver office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Ian joined Thorsteinssons after articling and practicing securities law at a national law firm. Prior to law school, Ian worked as an investment banker in the… more »

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