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income into capital gains

Tax Proposals Concerning Converting Income Into Capital Gains Dropped

Date: October 19th, 2017

Today, the government announced that it will not be moving ahead with its proposed legislation concerning converting income into capital gains. The draft legislation was ...

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Canada passive income

Further Changes to the Tax Proposals

Date: October 18th, 2017

On October 18, 2017, Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, provided some clarity to the proposed changes to the rules concerning passive income earned in a corporation.  ...

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Federal Budget 2017 tax proposals

Changes to the Tax Proposals Announced

Date: October 17th, 2017

On October 16, 2017, Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, announced a cut to the small business corporate income tax rate as well as a few minor ...

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New GST/HST Rules Affecting Partnerships

Date: September 26th, 2017

New draft Goods and Services/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) proposals were released by the federal Department of Finance on September 8, 2017 for public consultation.  The ...

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canadian small business

Crowe Soberman Champions for Canadian Small Business

Date: September 25th, 2017

When Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, announced the proposed tax reform in the dead of summer, the Federal Government also provided for a hasty 75-day window ...

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need for action? Canadian small business clients

Ottawa says there’s a ‘need for action’ on private corporations. Maybe there isn’t.

Date: September 15th, 2017

Originally published in the September 15th edition of the Financial Post. July’s consultation paper on tax reform released in July by the Department of Finance ...

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spousal trust

Beware the Taxman! A residence left in a trust could be subject to capital gains.

Date: September 11th, 2017

In a second marriage, it is common for one spouse to own the matrimonial home. In many cases, that spouse may even have brought the ...

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need for action? Canadian small business clients

Crowe Soberman Advocating for Small Business Clients

Date: September 8th, 2017

From the moment Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, announced the proposed tax reform in mid-July, Crowe Soberman’s partners have been actively advocating and championing across several ...

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Canada: When Do I Have To Pay HST?

Date: September 7th, 2017

An overview to how HST applies on purchases made outside Ontario by a resident of Ontario. This article was originally published in August 2012 but ...

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need for action: Potential Increase of Capital Gains Rate

Day 43 of the 75-day Consultation Period – Is there really a Need for Action?

Date: August 30th, 2017

The Department of Finance’s recent consultation paper laments the use of private corporations for use in tax planning. In the section headed “Need for Action,” ...

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retirement residence

The GST/HST Implications on Living Arrangements at a Retirement Residence

Date: August 8th, 2017

Everywhere you drive in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), you cannot help but notice the number of cranes blanketing the skyline. Many of them are ...

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GST for performers

Performing in Canada – The GST Blues

Date: August 1st, 2017

Over 25 years after it was first introduced in Canada, the Goods and Services Tax (“GST”), while simple in concept, remains one of the more ...

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