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    Max has a taxation practice and assists in advising clients on:

    • Income and sales taxation matters arising in connection with private equity funds and a variety of other transactions;
    • Tax compliance issues affecting various types of ...
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The 2017 Federal Budget (the “Budget”) was released March 22nd, 2017 (“Budget Day”). Highlights include:

Upcoming Review of Private Corporate Tax Planning

 The Budget announced that the federal government will be looking into:

  1. Income sprinkling using private corporations: The Budget states that this strategy can reduce income taxes by causing income that ...
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Business

Corporate Tax Rate

The small business corporate income tax rate will be reduced from 2.5% to 2% effective April 1, 2017. This means that the combined Federal and Provincial tax rate for small business income, up to $500,000 per year, will be 12.5% in British Columbia (subject, of course, to any changes coming in the Federal Budget).

The Government projects this ...

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The 2016 Federal Budget was released March 22nd. The overarching theme is to provide increased benefits and relief to middle-class individuals and to close or restrict cross-border tax planning. Highlights include:

Income Tax

Increased Individual Marginal Tax Rates

As part of Bill C-2 tabled on December 9, 2015, the federal government announced an increase to the top ...

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