Tax Alert Archives November 2022

Finance publishes revised excessive interest and financing expenses limitation (EIFEL) rules (with broader “excluded entity” definition)

On November 3, 2022, the Department of Finance released revised draft legislation proposing to implement the “excessive interest and financing expenses limitation” (EIFEL) rules first announced in Budget 2021. Initial draft legislation was released on February 4, 2022 and…

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 »


Finance postpones proposed effective date for enhanced trust reporting, reportable transaction, and notifiable transaction rules

On November 4, 2022, Bill C-32 (44-1) was tabled in the House of Commons. Among other things, that Bill contains the latest version of the proposed enhanced trust reporting rules and stipulates that they would be effective for trusts’…

Prepared by: Jonathan Longcroft

Jonathan is an associate at the firm’s Vancouver office. Jonathan is developing a varied tax law practice with an emphasis on corporate tax planning. Prior to joining Thorsteinssons, Jonathan worked at an international investment bank in New York where he… more »


Federal Government Sets Date for Release of Fall Economic Statement 2022

The Federal Government has announced that the Fall Economic Statement 2022 will be presented in the House of Commons on November 3, 2022 at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET.

The Federal Government’s 2022 Budget stated that the Fall Economic…

Prepared by: Rebecca Loo , Brendan Forrest

Rebecca Loo is a partner working out of the Toronto office of Thorsteinssons LLP. Rebecca’s practice focuses on Canadian commodity tax matters, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Harmonized Sales Tax (HST), and provincial sales taxes.  She has written… more »

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 »