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Paradise Papers: Did Canada actually make it easier to stash money offshore?

GLOBAL NEWS, November 07, 2017

The latest massive leak of offshore financial documents, the so-called Paradise Papers, has put the spotlight on Canada.

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Law society faces pushback on diversity initiative, to host information session

THE LAWYER'S DAILY, October 30, 2017

“I can’t imagine how it could be more negative. There are so many analogies: the Thought Police comes to mind from 1984, McCarthyism and Catch-22 loyalty oaths.

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Opinion: Gambling, money laundering and Hawala are key ingredients to a casino stew

VANCOUVER SUN, October 27, 2017

“I’m shocked, shocked, to find out gambling is taking place here,” says Captain Louis Renault (Claude Rains) to Rick (Humphrey Bogart) in the 1942 classic movie

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Backlash prompts Morneau to backtrack on proposed small business tax changes

THE LAWYER'S DAILY, October 24, 2017

Last week saw as many new tax changes, outside of a budget, as I can recall in my 30 years of practising tax law.

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Part 3 - Tax treatments of professional corporations: How to change

THE LAWYER'S DAILY, October 11, 2017

 This is the last part of a three-article series reviewing the tax implications of different kinds of law firm structures.

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Part 2 - Tax treatments of partnerships and LLPs

THE LAWYER'S DAILY, September 28, 2017

A partnership keeps its own sets of books and has to prepare its own set of financial statements. As with all professionals, as a result of the federal budget

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The Night Side - Changes in Income Splitting between spouses

NEWSTALK 1010 RADIO, September 27, 2017

Barb DiGiulio, host of The Nighside, talks to David about the changes in income splitting between spouses or to split shares in a corporation.

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Liberal tax changes would spark exodus of Canadian Entrepreneurs

FINDEPENDANCE HUB, September 22, 2017

“I fully expect to prepare a memo for him about becoming non-resident,” writes Canadian tax lawyer David Rotfleisch on Jon Chevreau’s Findependence Hub.

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Part 1 - Tax treatments of sole Proprietorships and Associations

THE LAWYER'S DAILY, September 20, 2017

Tax treatments of sole proprietorships and associations – The new tax columnist for The Lawyers Daily, (a LexisNexis publication), David Rotfleisch explains how sole proprietorships

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