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Are You Required to File an Underused Housing Tax Return?

On June 9, 2022, the Underused Housing Tax Act (“UHTA”) received Royal Assent and took effect on January 1, 2022. The Underused Housing Tax (“UHT”) is...
Apr 19, 2023
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Federal Budget 2021: A Summary of Key Measures Affecting Businesses

Ted Citrome and Kay Leung On April 19, 2021, the Government of Canada released its first budget since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic (“Budget 2021”). Overall, this pre-ele...
Apr 20, 2021

An important tax strategy for cannabis business owners – Part 1

Ted Citrome Business of Cannabis One of the most common objectives of a successful business owner is to create an ownership structure which minimizes taxes and facilitates the transfe...
Mar 26, 2021

CRA Provides Guidance on International Income Tax Issues Raised by COVID-19

Ted Citrome COVID-19 has resulted in Canada and other governments around the world imposing restrictions on international travel (“Travel Restrictions”). The Cana...
May 27, 2020

What Expenses Can You Claim For Your Home Office?

Ted Citrome Among the many impacts of COVID-19, non-essential Canadian workers have been forced to quickly adapt to working from home. Given the current circumsta...
Apr 27, 2020

Tax Planning Considerations for Uncertain Times

Kay Leung and Ted Citrome Amidst these unprecedented and uncertain times, the question that often arises is what should one do regarding their own taxes? It is during times lik...
Apr 8, 2020

COVID-19 and Tax Filing and Payment Due Dates

Kay Leung and Ted Citrome As a response to the pressure and hardship experienced by Canadian taxpayers during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Government of Canada has announced an e...
Mar 20, 2020
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Highlights of Canadian Federal 2019 Budget

Kay Leung Torkin Manes LegalPoint On March 19, 2019, the Department of Finance (Canada) tabled a budget (the “Budget”) in anticipation of its upcoming fall election. Given ...
Mar 20, 2019

Ted Citrome quoted in Lexpert on Canadian firms at risk for US taxes

Ted Citrome Lexpert CANADIAN COMPANIES selling into the United States — even those with no physical presence in a particular state — ...
Oct 2, 2018

What You Missed During Tax Season 2018

Ari Tenenbaum, Kay Leung, Linda J. Godel and Daniel Stober Torkin Manes Webinar On Wednesday, May 16th Torkin Manes held a webinar on the key issues that you may have missed during tax season. Topics included: Recent tax changes...
May 16, 2018
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Budget 2018: A Targeted Approach

Kay Leung On February 27, 2018, the Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, tabled the current Liberal government’s third budget. Following the proposa...
Feb 28, 2018
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Update on Finance Proposals: Some Good, Some Bad

Kay Leung During the summer, the Department of Finance issued sweeping tax proposals (“Proposals”) targeted at private businesses. These Proposals r...
Nov 23, 2017
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Limited Partnership Distributions May be Subject to GST/HST

Kay Leung The Department of Finance (Canada) released draft legislation to the Excise Tax Act (Canada) to, essentially, make certain distributions to a general ...
Sep 15, 2017
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Sweeping Proposed Tax Changes to Private Corporations

Kay Leung On July 18, 2017, the Department of Finance released legislative proposals (“Proposals”) and a consultation paper dealing with tax plannin...
Jul 20, 2017

Ted Citrome quoted in Lexpert Magazine on Tax Competition Returns

Ted Citrome Lexpert There’s little doubt that heightened international tax competition would have enormous implications for this country — and, indeed, the ga...
Apr 5, 2017

Ted Citrome quoted in the Financial Post on Why the impact of a Trump tax break on foreign profits won't hurt Canada

Ted Citrome Financial Post Giving U.S. companies a tax break to repatriate their foreign cash hoards was one of Donald Trump’s major campaign promises, but while money may...
Nov 18, 2016
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Federal Budget 2016 – Did it Live Up to the Hype?

Torkin Manes LegalPoint Budget 2016 was arguably one of the most anticipated budgets in recent history. Between the wide ranging promises made by the Liberals during the elec...
Mar 8, 2016
Oct 15, 2015

Why Do I Need a Will?

Torkin Manes Legal Source As estate lawyers, we are often asked “Why do I need a Will?”. While the benefits of a Will are too numerous to explain in a few short pages, we have ...
Oct 1, 2015

Tax Considerations for Different Business Structures

Corporate Tax: An Introduction (YLD), Ontario Bar Association, December 2014
Dec 8, 2014

The New Kid in Class

M & A Trends for Private Companies and their Shareholders, Torkin Manes Annual Business Law Seminar
Nov 18, 2014
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