We have translated 6 more CRA interpretations

We have a translated a further 6 translations of CRA interpretations released in June and May of 2003. Their descriptors and links appear below.

These are additions to our set of 2,464 full-text translations of French-language Technical Interpretation and Roundtable items (plus some ruling letters) of the Income Tax Rulings Directorate, which covers all of the last 19 ¾ years of releases of such items by the Directorate. These translations are subject to our paywall (applicable after the 5th of each month).

Bundle Date Translated severed letter Summaries under Summary descriptor
2003-06-06 3 June 2003 External T.I. 2003-0012075 F - Safe Income and 104(13.1) Designation
Also released under document number 2003-00120750.

Income Tax Act - Section 55 - Subsection 55(2.1) - Paragraph 55(2.1)(c) income retained by a trust under s. 104(13.1) and then distributed to its corporate beneficiary was not included in the latter’s safe income
Income Tax Act - Section 55 - Subsection 55(2)
30 May 2003 Internal T.I. 2003-0000117 F - ALLOCATION AUTOMOBLE VERSÉE
Also released under document number 2003-00001170.

Income Tax Act - Section 53 - Subsection 53(2) - Paragraph 53(2)(c) - Subparagraph 53(2)(c)(v) allowance, or reimbursement for non-partnership expense, is treated as a distribution reducing the partner’s ACB
Income Tax Act - Section 96 - Subsection 96(1) - Paragraph 96(1)(a) fees, and usually "loan" interest, paid to a partner will be treated as draws rather than deductible expenses
Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(1) - Paragraph 20(1)(c) - Subparagraph 20(1)(c)(i) a loan by a partner to the partnership may be treated as a loan rather than a contribution of capital in special circumstances
3 June 2003 Internal T.I. 2003-0019087 F - Calculation of 163(1) Penalty - Capital Gain
Also released under document number 2003-00190870.

Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(1) penalty computed on taxable capital gain, not capital gain
30 May 2003 External T.I. 2003-0182145 F - AVANTAGE IMPOSABLE-VOYAGE
Also released under document number 2003-01821450.

Income Tax Act - Section 6 - Subsection 6(1) - Paragraph 6(1)(a) no taxable benefit re free trip for a customer’s employee where employee spends at least 50% of the time on business-related activities
30 May 2003 External T.I. 2003-0006005 F - EQUIVALENT TO SPOUSE
Also released under document number 2003-00060050.

Income Tax Act - Section 118 - Subsection 118(1) - Paragraph 118(1)(b) - Subparagarph 118(1)(b)(i) s. 118(1)(b)(i) test unlikely to be satisfied where one of couple is incarcerated
2003-05-30 27 May 2003 External T.I. 2002-0176485 F - regime d'assurance-salaire
Also released under document number 2002-01764850.

Income Tax Act - Section 15 - Subsection 15(1) s. 15(1) benefit (e.g., from corporation paying premiums under wage loss replacement plan for shareholder) cannot be reduced by the shareholder repaying the benefit