Tax Alert Archives March 2022

Federal Court of Appeal Refuses to Compel the Payment of Claimed GST/HST Refunds

The jurisdictional boundaries between the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court over taxation matters has often been a trap for taxpayers. In Iris Technologies Inc. v. Canada (National Revenue), 2022 FCA 39 (“Iris Technologies”), the Federal Court of Appeal…

Prepared by: Alexei Paish

Alexei Paish is an associate practicing in the firm’s Vancouver office. Alexei maintains a broad tax practice with a view to achieving tax efficiency across all of his clients’ personal and business affairs. Alexei focusses on advising in respect of… more »


Tax Court of Canada Issues Order Allowing Parties to be Served by E-mail

The Tax Court of Canada (“TCC”) recently issued a Practice Direction and Order (the “Order”) allowing parties to proceedings covered by the Tax Court of Canada Rules (General Procedure) to consent to be served by e-mail. The Order can be…

Prepared by: Brendan Forrest

Brendan Forrest is an associate working out of the Toronto office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Brendan’s practice focuses on corporate tax advisory and planning services. Brendan earned his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from St. Michael’s College at the University of Toronto… more »