Category: News

Director & Personal Liability

In a recent Tax Alert titled “Abuse of Source Deductions and GST/HST Amounts Held in Trust” CRA warned that businesses must hold source deductions and GST/HST amounts in trust for the government. Penalties and interest and possibly personal liability for… {Read more}

Estate Planning

Estate planners often suggest that the RRSP/RRIF holder designate a beneficiary of the plan. There are many advantages: Probate fees can be avoided because the funds transfer direct to the beneficiary. The funds are not exposed to the liabilities of… {Read more}

Per Diem Meal Allowance

In a recent Technical Interpretation, CRA noted that an employer-provided meal allowance will not be taxable where the following conditions are met: It must be a reasonable amount; The allowance is received to cover expenses while travelling away from the… {Read more}