Tax Alert Archives December 2021

Tax Measures outlined in Minister of Finance Mandate Letter

On December 16, 2021, the Office of the Prime Minister issued a mandate letter to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland. The letter asked that steps be taken to establish or strengthen programs addressing public…

Prepared by: Chris Canning , Alexei Paish

Chris is an associate at the firm’s Vancouver office. He’s working to expand his knowledge of tax planning and advocacy in a variety of contexts. Before completing law school and joining Thorsteinssons, Chris worked at the Law Society of BC,… more »

Alexei Paish is an associate working out of the Vancouver office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Alexei is developing a broad tax practice with a focus on corporate tax advice, tax planning and taxpayer representation. Prior to joining Thorsteinssons LLP, Alexei clerked… more »


COVID-19 Tax Update: Comments from the Chief Justice of the Tax Court of Canada

On November 25, 2021, the Honourable Eugene P. Rossiter provided an update on behalf of the Tax Court of Canada at the Canadian Tax Foundation’s 73rd Annual Tax Conference.

The Chief Justice commented on administrative matters at the Court and…

Prepared by: Chris Marta , Sarah Faber

Chris Marta is an associate practising in the firm’s Vancouver office. Chris Marta’s practice focuses on domestic and international tax planning for individuals, trusts and corporations. He also represents taxpayers in their disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency. Prior to… more »

Sarah Faber is an associate practicing in the firm’s Toronto office. Her practice focuses on tax litigation and taxpayer representation at every level and also includes tax planning for businesses, individuals, not-for-profits and charities. She is currently working on a… more »