CPA Canada’s tax update

Stay on top of CPA Canada’s tax advocacy work, news and information with our quarterly update.

Tax blogs

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Five myths that prolong tax disputes

Looking for a quicker resolution to your clients’ tax disputes? Avoid falling into the traps created by five common beliefs about the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s audit and appeal policies that the agency has advised me are mistaken.

What's needed to cut red tape in the tax system?

Proposals in the CRA’s new Red Tape Reduction Action Plan should improve the tax system. Let’s seize the momentum and build from here. Leave me a comment below.

Are Budget 2015's Section 55 proposals too broad? Finance seeks examples

Budget 2015 takes aim at capital gains tax avoidance involving inter-corporate dividends, but could hit long-accepted commercial transactions. Are the proposals wide of the mark? Your examples might persuade Finance to have another look.

 

Professional news

National revenue minister responds to call to ease foreign income reporting

The Minister of National Revenue has considered Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)’s call to simplify Form T1135 reporting. Find out how she responded to three key recommendations to ease the burden for taxpayers and their advisers.

Joint tax committee’s recommendations on Budget 2015

The Joint Committee on Taxation of the Canadian Bar Association and CPA Canada has submitted advice to Finance about the budget’s proposals on non-resident employee withholdings, Section 55 planning and synthetic equity arrangements.

Phasing out of recaptured input tax credits in Ontario

Starting July 1, 2015, Ontario will begin to phase out the temporary input tax credit (ITC) recapture for certain goods and services acquired or imported by large businesses.

Quebec enterprise numbers: Special arrangement for CPAs outside Quebec

If you prepare Quebec provincial tax returns outside Quebec, find out about a special arrangement we’ve made to assist you.

Tax thought leadership round-up: July 2015

Keep up with the latest thinking on tax from CPAs in Canada with our latest round-up of new tax-related alerts, articles, white papers and thought leadership releases.

Tax webinars

GST Leaders webinar series: Part 3

Learn about a number of cross-border issues relating to sales taxes, as well as key topics in imports, exports and drop shipment rules.

GST/HST issues for charities

Diane Gaudon, FCPA, FCGA, provides an overview of the general and special rules that apply to charities, as well as the general GST/HST issues.

New and upcoming CRA e-Service enhancements

Learn about new and upcoming CRA e-Service enhancements and to share your ideas for additional enhancements.

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