Tax Alert Archives February 2024

Federal Court of Appeal confirms that payments of life insurance premiums can give rise to taxable benefits under subsections 15(1) and 246(1) of the ITA

In Gestion M.-A. Roy Inc. c Canada (2024 FCA 16), the Federal Court of Appeal agreed with the Tax Court that the corporate holders of two life insurance policies received taxable benefits where the premiums of both policies were paid…

Prepared by: Sarah Faber

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 »


CRA releases guidance on new trust reporting rules

The CRA has released an FAQ page regarding the new reporting rules in respect of trusts for taxation years ending on or after December 31, 2023. As stated by the CRA, “many trusts that did not previously have to…

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 »