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Learn about the insights the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) Commodity Tax Committee (CTC) has shared with the federal government about its planned review of joint ventures for GST/HST purposes.
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CPA Canada’s CTC has provided its comments to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) on its plan to review joint ventures for GST/HST purposes, pending its drafting of new or amended policy on the matter.
This July 17, 2012 letter was submitted by the CTC to the CRA’s Excise and GST/HST Rulings Directorate following a meeting between the two parties on May 22, 2012, and encourages the CRA to consider allowing nominee corporations meeting the requirements to be designated the “operator” in accordance with Excise Tax Act (ETA) Section 273 in a real property joint venture arrangement.
The letter includes a sample nominee agreement that deals with a single beneficial owner of real property, but represents one involving multiple beneficial owners whereby an election under ETA Section 273 could be made.
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.