Selected tax policy and administrative developments.
It appears the CRA may be gearing up for more audit challenges of intercompany management fees, based on the guidance it released in two new Transfer Pricing Memorandums in January 2015.
British Columbia Finance Minister Michael de Jong delivered the province’s 2015 budget on February 17, 2015
Companies in the real estate industry should be aware that the CRA and Revenue Quebec may be scrutinizing GST/HST and QST compliance areas relating to their sector in 2015.
Canada’s tax incentives for charitable donations are designed to make it easier for you to support your favourite charities.
Businesses that sell services and intangible goods to other businesses or consumers across international borders may have to change the way they collect VAT or GST on these transactions.
Many insurers are affected by Quebec’s recent tax increase on automobile insurance premiums to 9% (from 5%) effective starting in 2015.
If you import goods into Canada and the price of those goods is adjusted downwards after importation, you may be eligible for a refund of customs duty due to a change in Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) policy.
Some mutual and segregated fund managers should act now to review their QST remittance to identify errors and potentially benefit from a proposed transitional measure.
The OECD proposes to improve the Mutual Agreement Procedure for resolving taxation disputes between countries.
If you are involved in preparing financial reports for corporations or other organizations, certain 2014 income tax changes may need to be reflected in your year-end financial statements under IFRS, ASPE or U.S. GAAP.