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Life in the Tax Lane from Video Tax News

We're pleased to be able to share these informative videos from Video Tax News.  They are not too long, cover a wide range of topics, and are quite entertaining!  Once you view them, you can search our site for information on these or other topics - see the search box at the top of any page on our site.  The links under each video provide the sources for the information in the video.

The videos are 10-minute rapid-fire discussions of select recent developments in the wonderful world of Canadian tax by the Video Tax News Team.

Life in the Tax Lane - April 2018

March 28, 2018


    - Malicious Prosecution by CRA? - Samaroo v. Canada Revenue Agency, 2018 BCSC 324

    - Budget 2018 - Passive Income

            - Department of Finance 2018 Budget

            - Technical Interpretation 2017-0717561E5 specified small business corporation

    - Tax on Split Income - Parliamentary Budget Officer - Income Sprinkling Using Private Corporations

    - U.S. Transition Tax and Canadian Corporations

            - Source 1 - passed by Congress: H.R.1 - An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018.

            - Source 2 - Video Tax News discussion re US Mandatory Repatriation tax affecting US persons in Canada. Articles:

    - Small Business Deduction - Business Limit Reduction Based on Aggregate Investment Income

Life in the Tax Lane - March 2018

February 26, 2018


    - Education and Textbook Amount - Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), re Budget 2016

    - Home Accessibility Tax Credit - CRA

    - Canada Caregiver Credit - CRA

    - Real Estate Dispositions - CRA

    - Prescribed Rate Loan - Minden Gross LLP

    - Salaries to Family Members - CRA

    - Travel Expenses – Owner/Managers Employees - Hugh Neilson FCPA FCA TEP on LinkedIn

    - U.S. Estate Tax - Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Articles:

    - Tuition, Education and Textbook Credits

    - Home Accessibility Tax Credit

    - Canada Caregiver Credit

    - Principal Residence Exemption (PRE)

    - Lend Money to Your Spouse or Child

    - Employment Expenses

    - US Estate Tax

    - US Estate Tax Calculator

Life in the Tax Lane - February 2018

January 30, 2018


    - CRA's new Postal Code Project targeting richest homeowners

    - Third Party Request for Information – PayPal

    - Cryptocurrencies:

          - CRA Fact Sheet - What you should know about digital currencies

          - Financial Consumer Agency of Canada - Digital currency

    - Miscoded Revenues - Groscki v. The Queen, 2017 TCC 249

    - Principal Residence – Change in Filing Requirements

    - U.S. Citizens – Non-Compliance Risks - IRS Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Unpaid Taxes Articles:

    - Barter and Bitcoin Transactions

    - Principal Residence Exemption (PRE)

Life in the Tax Lane - January 2018

December 29, 2017


    - Pre-Budget Consultation

    - Tax Consultation on Private Corporations (TCPC)

    - Disability Tax Credit - Diabetes

              - Minister of National Revenue December 4, 2017 Statement

               - Disability Advisory Committee membership announced December 8, 2017

               - CBC News: 'The CRA lied to us' about tax credit, say diabetes advocacy groups

    - Taxation of Cannabis: Finance Ministers Reach Agreements on Behalf of All Canadians Article:

    - 2017 Small Business Tax Changes - Tax on Split Income / Income Sprinkling


Prior Year Life in the Tax Lane Videos:

    - 2017 Life in the Tax Lane Videos

    - 2015 & 2016 Life in the Tax Lane Videos

Revised: March 30, 2018


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