Tax Alert Archives May 2021

Federal Court of Appeal re-affirms the scientific method as a requirement for SR&ED eligibility

In Kam-Press Metal Products Ltd. v. The Queen, 2021 FCA 88, the Federal Court of Appeal once again endorsed the criteria set out by the Tax Court of Canada in Northwest Hydraulics Consultants Limited v. The Queen (1998),

Prepared by: Chris Canning

Chris is a partner practicing in the firm’s Vancouver office. Chris’s practice focuses tax litigation and taxpayer representation. He represents taxpayers in all manner of tax disputes, including income tax and GST/HST audits andmore »

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COVID-19 TAX UPDATE: Government extends relief for Registered Pension Plans (RPPs) and deferred salary leave plans (DSLPs) for one more year

On May 20, 2021, the Department of Finance announced a one-year extension of draft regulations providing temporary relief to employers who sponsor a Registered Pension Plan (“RPP”) or deferred salary leave plan (“DSLP”) and their participating employees. Initially…

Prepared by: Chris Canning

Chris is a partner practicing in the firm’s Vancouver office. Chris’s practice focuses tax litigation and taxpayer representation. He represents taxpayers in all manner of tax disputes, including income tax and GST/HST audits andmore »

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