Tax Ticklers: Some Points To Consider
CRA’s limited review of corporate tax return projects have a reassessment rate of approximately 40%. In the past few years, these projects have focused on areas such as automobile expenses, professional fees, travel, and eligibility for the small business deduction.
Many states in the U.S. have recently enacted laws requiring foreign sellers making sales to customers within the state to collect and remit sales tax, regardless of whether the seller has a physical presence. To view a chart summarizing legislation of this type and their effective dates, go to: https://www.salestaxinstitute.com/resources/remote-seller-nexus-chart
In May and June of 2019, the provincial courts of appeal in Ontario and Saskatchewan ruled that the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Carbon Tax) was constitutional. Ontario has indicated that leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada will be sought. Alberta is currently challenging it in the Provincial Court of Appeal.