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This Week’s Edition of KBR:

April 2024 Poll

Did you agree with the government’s last minute abort of the bare trust filing requirements on March 28, just one business day before the April 2 deadline?
Yes: 51 votes
63.75%
No: 29 votes
36.25%
 

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The law determines judges’ decisions

A recent Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision shows that, despite personal feelings of sympathy, judges must follow the letter of the law.

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Tax preparers and filing electronically

As of January 2013, tax preparers who receive payment to prepare more than 10 income tax returns in a year will be required to file those returns electronically.

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Improving cross-border tax compliance

Canada and the United States are working toward improved cross-border tax compliance.

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News from Tax Court: Crown appeals Guindon

The Crown has appealed a recent Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision that ruled penalties were criminal in nature, not civil. If the ruling is upheld, advisors will come under increased scrutiny.

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Sometimes it’s all about the proper procedure

If you are disputing a re-assessment of your income tax filing with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), failing to choose the appropriate appeal procedure can prove very costly.

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