Tax Alert Archives November 2020

COVID-19 Tax Update: Tax Court of Canada cancels in-person judicial sittings through January 15, 2021

On November 26, 2020, the Tax Court of Canada cancelled all in-person judicial sittings scheduled between November 30, 2020 and January 15, 2021 (other than select sittings underway which conclude the week of November 30th). All parties affected by this…

Prepared by: Morgan Watchorn

Morgan Watchorn is an associate working out of the Vancouver office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Morgan earned her Juris Doctor from Thompson Rivers University. While in law school, she competed in the Bowman National Tax Moot and worked as a teaching… more »


COVID-19 Tax Update: Finance proposes further extension and revisions to CEWS program

On November 2, 2020, Parliament tabled Bill C-9 which, among other things, proposes to further extend and revise the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program. The proposals are in addition to the extensive CEWS revisions enacted on July 27, 2020;…

Prepared by: Alexander Demner, TEP

Alexander is a partner practicing in the firm’s Vancouver office. Alexander’s practice covers several areas of taxation, including estate planning, pre-sale and divestiture structuring, owner-manager remuneration, taxpayer representation, and tax litigation. Alexander routinely advises on and implements reorganizations for individuals,… more »