Tax Alert Archives April 2021

Reminder: Deadline to Apply for or Amend Initial CERS Applications Fast Approaching

Eligible businessowners are reminded that April 22, 2021 is the deadline to file an application for the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) in respect of the first qualifying period or to amend any election previously made in respect of that…

Prepared by: Alexander Demner, TEP , Ian Humphries

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 »

Ian Humphries is a partner 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 »


COVID-19 Tax Update: Tax Court Announces Further Cancellations

On April 7, 2021, the Tax Court of Canada released a further Notice to the Public and the Profession regarding its upcoming hearing schedule.

Previously, the Court had announced that a limited number of in-person hearings would proceed…

Prepared by: Tyler Berg

Tyler is an Associate working in the Vancouver office. Tyler attended the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, where he completed the Juris Doctor program and the Business Law Concentration.  He competed in the… more »