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Canada

  • Courts transmit mixed signals on anti-avoidance

    The inconsistency and uncertainty of some court decisions on the interpretation of Canada's general anti-avoidance rule has not stopped the Canadian Revenue Agency from using litigation against tax avoidance, explains Trent Henry of Ernst & Young

  • Beware of penalties from free trade agreements

    The cost saving opportunities and regulatory risks of free trade agreements must be carefully considered when making strategic production and procurement decisions, believes Andrew Vanderwal of PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • Goods and Services Tax reaches a difficult age

    Mike Firth and Brian Wurts of PricewaterhouseCoopers discuss how the Goods and Services Tax has performed since it started 15 years ago and how the federal government and the provinces might overcome the obstacles to a national sales tax

  • What you should know about mining and taxation

    The importance of mining to the Canadian economy means taxpayers need to be well aware of every point where tax affects the industry, believe Michael Colborne and Terry Barnett of Thorsteinssons


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