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TFSA Penalty Relief: Canadian Tax Lawyer's Guidance

TFSA Penalty Relief: Canadian Tax Lawyer’s Guidance

Introduction to the Relevant Law on TFSA Over-Contribution and Non-Resident Contribution Before discussing the case of Ifi v. Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FC 1150, an introduction to the underlying law is necessary to provide context. Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) are popular savings and investment...

Tax Guide for Crypto & Bitcoin Businesses: Computing Inventory Costs

Introduction: Cryptocurrency-Trading Businesses in Canada Canadian cryptocurrency-trading businesses face unique challenges. The mostly unregulated market brings higher risk of fraud and cyber-crime. The volatile markets may bleed profits. And some cryptocurrency traders don’t even realize that they’re carrying on a business, misreporting their profits...

Indirect Tax Audit Methods: Toronto Tax Lawyer Guide

Indirect Tax Audit Methods: Toronto Tax Lawyer Guide

Introduction – Indirect Tax Audit Methods Canada’s income tax system is designed around every taxpayer, individual, corporation or trust, filing an annual return which reports all of the income that taxpayer earned during the year. Similarly, GST/HST is administered by requiring suppliers of goods...

CRA’S BUSINESS TAX AUDITS: CANADIAN TAX LAWYER ANALYSIS

CRA’s Business Tax Audits: Canadian Tax Lawyer Analysis

Introduction – Business Tax Audit Business tax audits are a keyway by which the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) ensures that a business has fulfilled its tax obligations with respect to income tax, payroll deductions, benefits, remittances, and GST/HST, pursuant to the Income Tax Act...

Employee Housing Loans

An employee housing loan refers to any loan that you can get from your employer to buy a home. This is quite convenient, considering employers offer housing loans at incredibly low-interest rates. Applying for a housing loan not only allows you to buy a...