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Draft Legislation – Canada Federal Budget 2021

Prepared by Andersen in Canada, Montréal Partner Patrick Coutu and Tax Manager Divya Katyal with support from Inta Simonyan. On February 4, 2022, the government of Canada released draft legislation for comment, implementing new tax measures including some of those remaining from the 2021 Federal Budget (https://ca.andersen.com/blog/canada-federal-budget-2021-highlights/). Below is an overview of some of the major proposals in this […]

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Important tax update – Intergenerational transfers

September 10, 2021

Prepared by Andersen in Canada, Montreal Partner Patrick Coutu, Tax Director Danny Guérin and Tax Manager Omar Yassine. The tax community has been asking the Canadian government for several years for legislative changes to address the fact that it is currently impossible for Canadians to benefit from their capital gains deduction (“CGD”) when disposing of […]

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Mandatory Disclosure for Aggressive Tax Planning (ATP) – Revenu Québec

March 29, 2021

Prepared by Andersen in Canada, Montréal Partner Patrick Coutu and Tax Manager Divya Katyal The Aggressive Tax Planning Research and Integrity Branch of Revenu Québec has recently issued a statement to broaden measures to combat aggressive tax planning. The disclosure obligations will now be extended to specified transactions by the Minister of Revenue published on […]

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British Columbia Speculation and Vacancy Tax

January 28, 2019

Owners of BC residential property need to be aware of the new 2018 British Columbia Speculation and Vacancy Tax affects and how to apply for exemptions. To prevent housing speculation in British Columbia and help turn vacant homes into rentals in its overheated market, the BC provincial government recently implemented the BC Speculation and Vacancy […]

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