Tax Alert Archives April 2018

Federal Court of Appeal Rules on GAAR Again

In Fiducie financière Satoma c. Canada, 2018 CAF 74, the Federal Court of Appeal ruled on the General Anti-Avoidance Rule (the “GAAR”) again this year (see our previous Alert re: Oxford Properties). In upholding the Tax Court of Canada’s…

Prepared by: Josh Kumar

Josh’s practice focuses on tax litigation and dispute resolution with the Canada Revenue Agency and Department of Justice, as well as domestic and international tax planning for individuals, trusts and corporations, including estate planning, reorganizations and business structuring. Josh clerked… more »


Deadline Approaching to Dispute Vancouver Vacancy Tax Notices

Monday, April 16, 2018, is the deadline to submit notices of complaint to dispute vacancy tax notices issued by the City of Vancouver. Any registered owner who received a vacancy tax notice could potentially submit a complaint, even if they…

Prepared by: Noah Sarna

Noah is a partner practising in the firm’s Toronto and Vancouver offices. Noah’s practice focuses on all aspects of commodity tax, including Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax, provincial sales taxes, property or land transfer taxes and municipal taxation as… more »