Subsection 152(4)

Cases

Canada v. 984274 Alberta Inc., 2020 FCA 125

In finding that a nil assessment was valid for s. 164(1) purposes notwithstanding that it had been issued (in 2010) more than three years after...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 160.1 - Subsection 160.1(1) ss. 160.1(1) and (3)’s application not subject to the issuance of a prior time-constrained reassessment 489
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 164 - Subsection 164(1) nil assessment was an “assessment” giving rise to an s. 164(3.1) overpayment 445
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Stare Decisis prior decision of the FCA that “manifestly overlooked [the] established line of cases” was not to be followed 76

9027-4218 Québec Inc. v. Canada (National Revenue), 2019 FC 785

The two affiliated plaintiffs (9027 and 3097) received $8.7 million in expropriation proceeds in their 2012 taxation years for the expropriation...

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Tax Topics - Other Legislation/Constitution - Federal - Federal Courts Act - Subsection 18(12) determination not to reassess was a reviewable decision that started the 30-day period 255

6075240 Canada Inc. v. Canada (National Revenue), 2019 FC 642

The Minister made arbitrary assessments of the taxpayer following its failure to file returns for its 2010 to 2012 years. More than three years...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(3.1) - Paragraph 152(3.1)(b) s. 152(3.1), unlike its Quebec equivalent, does not give a taxpayer longer to respond to an arbitrary assessment than a normal assessment 176

Mammone v. Canada, 2019 FCA 45

In June 2009, the taxpayer transferred the commuted value of his current (OMERS) pension to a new pension plan of a number company 1723586 Ontario...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(9) s. 152(9) did not permit CRA to change the factual basis for its reassessment beyond the normal reassessment period 391

Canada v. Gray, 2008 DTC 6641, 2008 FCA 284

The Tax Court quashed a reassessment of the taxpayer made less than three years after an alleged initial assessment of the taxpayer, on the basis...

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Ludmer v. The Queen, 95 DTC 5311, [1996] 3 CTC 74 (FCA)

The taxpayer pleaded that the Minister's decision to allow an interest deduction for taxation years of the taxpayer prior to 1981 constituted an...

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The Queen v. Regina Shoppers Mall Ltd., 91 DTC 5101, [1991] 1 CTC 297 (FCA)

The Minister submitted that s. 152(8) prohibited the taxpayer from (indirectly) challenging the validity of a reassessment by the Minister of its...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(8) 124

Optical Recording Corp. v. The Queen, 86 DTC 6465, [1986] 2 CTC 325 (FCTD), aff'd 87 DTC 5248, [1987] 1 CTC 417

A purported assessment which merely indicated that the taxpayer was "technically liable" to pay an amount, but that Revenue Canada would not take...

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assess

Hadler Turkey Farms Inc. v. The Queen, 86 DTC 6013, [1986] 1 CTC 81 (FCTD)

The taxpayer was reassessed for its 1973 to 1975 taxation years after computing its farming income in accordance with the accrual method. The...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 28 - Subsection 28(1) can't change to cash method for particular year once accrual return filed 51

Abrahams [No. 1] v. MNR, 66 DTC 5451, [1966] CTC 690 (Ex Ct)

The Minister made a further reassessment of the taxpayer after the taxpayer had objected and appealed to the Exchequer Court from a previous...

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See Also

Grenon v. The Queen, 2021 TCC 30

The taxpayer’s RRSP invested in units of units trusts (the “Income Funds”) which Smith J found were not qualified investments for RRSPs,...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 4801 - Paragraph 4801(a) - Subparagraph 4801(a)(i) - Clause 4801(a)(i)(A) distribution of units that included significant purchases by minors and by adults who did not pay for their own units, was unlawful 755
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 245 - Subsection 245(4) purported establishment of “alter ego” MFTs through which an RRSP could invest in operating businesses was an abuse engaging GAAR 605
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 204.2 - Subsection 204.2(1.1) alleged distribution from non-qualified investment was not an over-contribution 277
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Window Dressing window-dressing is a deception about intention 312
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 207.1 - Subsection 207.1(1) non-qualified investments not “included” in annuitant’s income because it was never assessed 346
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 207.2 - Subsection 207.2(3) CRA’s assessment of Pt. XI.1 shown on the T3GR for all RRSPs of one type did not start the normal reassessment period for the taxpayer’s RRSP since no tax shown for it 370
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 4900 - Subsection 4900(1) - Paragraph 4900(1)(d.2) distribution was not lawful because the issuer had not complied with the OM exemption, which was the exemption that it had chosen to rely on 291

3295036 Canada Inc. v. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2020 QCCA 1435

In October 1996, a Quebec-taxpayer company (“329”) acquired public company shares from its parent. The parent realized no gain because federal...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 248 - Subsection 248(10) the use, in sales years later, of ACB that was stepped up in a “Quebec shuffle,” occurred as part of the same series 242

Mammone v. The Queen, 2018 TCC 24, rev'd 2019 FCA 45

The taxpayer was a member of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (“OMERS”) pension plan. On January 1, 2009, 1723586 Ontario...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(9) subsequent retroactive deregistration of RPP also retroactively validated an assessment factually made on basis of plan’s invalidity 216
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) - Paragraph 152(4)(a) - Subparagraph 152(4)(a)(i) subsequent retroactive deregistration of RPP would not establish carelessness in previous return filing 197
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Effective Date subsequent deregistration of RPP retroactively validated reassessment 239
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 147.1 - Subsection 147.1(12) subsequent deregistration of RPP beyond normal reassessment period nonetheless retroactively validated reassessment 95
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 56 - Subsection 56(1) - Paragraph 56(1)(a) - Subparagraph 56(1)(a)(i) valid assessment for transfer to an RPP that was retroactively deregistered 85

Aubrey Dan Family Trust v. Minister of Finance, 2016 ONSC 3801, aff'd 2017 ONCA 875

In 2011, and shortly before the third anniversary of the original assessment in 2008 of the taxpayer’s 2007 federal and Alberta return, the...

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Tax Topics - Other Legislation/Constitution - Ontario - Taxation Act 2007 - Section 158 federal form with CRA insignia purported to be a prescribed form 364
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 244 - Subsection 244(16) form bearing CRA insignia purported to be prescribed form 78

Hall v. The Queen, 2016 TCC 221 (Informal Procedure)

The taxpayer had $12,029 of excess contributions in his RRSP since the end of 2008. He failed to file a Return for RRSP Excess Contributions...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 204.1 - Subsection 204.1(4) waiver of tax of mentally ill taxyaer recommended 124
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 204.3 - Subsection 204.3(2) assessment of Pt I returns did not start Pt X.1 statute-barring period running 71

684761 B.C. Ltd. v. The Queen, 2015 DTC 1228 [at 1507], 2015 TCC 288

The Minister reassessed the taxpayer’s 2008 year within the normal reassessment period, and then issued a “Notice of Additional Assessment”...

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Klemen v. The Queen, 2014 DTC 1170 [at 3613], 2014 TCC 244

The Minister assessed the taxpayer for his 2004 taxation year within the normal reassessment period on the basis that the taxpayer had realized a...

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Tax Topics - Excise Tax Act - Section 123 - Subsection 123(1) - Commercial Activity equipment licensed at no charge was held in commercial activity 86
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 165 - Subsection 165(5) s. 165(5) cannot be used to increase an assessment 161
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 9 - Capital Gain vs. Profit - Machinery and Equipment licensed equipment internally transferred in one-off transaction 184

Fio Corporation v. The Queen, 2014 TCC 58

The taxpayer was reassessed for its 2007 and 2008 taxation years, appealed to the Tax Court and then was further reassessed based on documents...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 171 - Subsection 171(1) inherent jurisdiction to void reassessments which breach undertaking 149
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 241 s. 241 does not override implied undertaking rule 153
Tax Topics - Other Legislation/Constitution - Federal - Tax Court of Canada Act - Section 17.2 time of commencement of appeal 150

Nottawasaga Inn Ltd. v. The Queen, 2014 DTC 1021 [at 2628], 2013 TCC 377 (Informal Procedure)

In 2011 the Minister reassessed the taxpayer's 2007 taxation year (the old reassessment) by denying the deduction of various expenses and capital...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 169 315

Yazdani v. The Queen, 2012 DTC 1303 [at 3983], 2012 TCC 371 (Informal Procedure)

The taxpayer invested money with a rogue (operating a business under the name "Regions"), and ultimately recovered only $6950 of his $31,000...

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Blackburn Radio Inc. v. The Queen, 2012 DTC 1213 [at 3580], 2012 TCC 255

Woods J. found that a reassessment made beyond the limitations period is void rather than voidable. Therefore, the taxpayer was under no duty to...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4.3) no further reassessment permitted if order to vacate or vary 298
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 171 - Subsection 171(1) no further reassessment permitted if order to vacate or vary 183

Orlando Corp. v. The Queen, 94 DTC 1046, [1994] 1 CTC 2113 (TCC)

The taxpayer received a notice of assessment for Part IV tax which also showed no Part I tax as being payable and subsequently issued further...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 10 - Subsection 10(1) 38

Administrative Policy

25 January 2024 Internal T.I. 2023-0973901I7 - Loss carryback and 152(4)(b)(ii)

The initial assessment of a particular year of the taxpayer resulted in an amount of tax payable, which remained unpaid, so that interest accrued...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 161 - Subsection 161(1) accepting an amended return so as to replace an inventory gain by a capital gain and eliminate a loss carryback would eliminate the interest that had accrued on the initial assessment 291

24 September 2020 Internal T.I. 2020-0841041I7 - Normal reassessment period - provincial tax

May a reassessment of Ontario provincial tax be made beyond the normal reassessment period where a trust that, in fact, was resident in Ontario...

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agreeing province

15 September 2020 IFA Roundtable Q. 4, 2020-0853391C6 - IFA 2020 Q4: Impact Covid-19 on CRA procedures

Bill C-20 (re domestic time limits) does not apply to treaty time limits. If there is none, the usual domestic limits apply, e.g., under s. 152,...

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Tax Topics - Treaties - Income Tax Conventions - Article 26 COVID-19 has not changed Treaty time limitations 155

1 August 2019 Internal T.I. 2018-0781951I7 - Employee benefit plan and recharge agreement

Employees of a Canadian subsidiary participated in a performance share plan (“PSP”) under which the non-resident public parent (Parentco)...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 7 - Subsection 7(3) - Paragraph 7(3)(b) no s. 7(3)(b) prohibition where at employer’s option to settle PSPs in cash or in shares 250
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 7 - Subsection 7(1) - Paragraph 7(1)(a) s. 7 rules do not apply to shares purchased through a trust 180
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 248 - Subsection 248(1) - Employee Benefit Plan custodial PSP arrangement was an EBP 190
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 32.1 - Subsection 32.1(1) payments made by Canco to parent for the value of parent shares distributed by parent-funded EBP to Canco employees were not deductible under s. 32.1 269
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 18 - Subsection 18(1) - Paragraph 18(1)(a) - Income-Producing Purpose recharge payments made for employees participating in parent-administered PSP not deductible to extent they were employed by affiliates during vesting period 241

5 October 2018 APFF Roundtable Q. 15, 2018-0768861C6 F - Share exchange and statute of limitation

In the 2017 taxation year, an individual effects a s. 85 share-exchange rollover transaction (with a timely election filing and reporting of the...

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Tax Topics - General Concepts - Effective Date retroactive ACB adjustment under PAC to statute-barred transaction may be taken into account in a current relevant transaction 59

17 April 2018 Internal T.I. 2018-0739141I7 - Amending a statute barred partnership return

The partnership with three principal partners (Partners 1, 2 and 3, all corporations) filed an amended T5013, requesting an increase in capital...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(1.4) CRA can treat a late request for a T5013 amendment (which cannot be dealt with under s. 152(1.4)) as a request to assess the partner returns directly 338

S3-F4-C1 - General Discussion of Capital Cost Allowance

UCC adjustment for 1st non-statute barred year

1.113 It may be necessary to revise the capital cost of a depreciable property acquired during a...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 18 - Subsection 18(1) - Paragraph 18(1)(b) - Capital Expenditure v. Expense - Improvements v. Repairs or Running Expense 556
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(21) - Undepreciated Capital Cost - A 791
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(21) - Depreciable Property 324
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 16.1 - Subsection 16.1(1) 275
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(28) 254
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(27) 222
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(29) 155
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 1100 - Subsection 1100(2) 212
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 1100 - Subsection 1100(2.2) 351
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 1100 - Subsection 1100(3) 70
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 18 - Subsection 18(3.1) 166
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(7.5) 207
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 261 - Subsection 261(2) 65
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 128.1 - Subsection 128.1(1) - Paragraph 128.1(1)(b) 230
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 1102 - Subsection 1102(1) - Paragraph 1102(1)(c) 170
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(7) - Paragraph 13(7)(e) 65
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 43 - Subsection 43(1) 152
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 68 197
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(21.1) - Paragraph 13(21.1)(a) 75
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(21.1) - Paragraph 13(21.1)(b) 212
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(1) 431
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 8 - Subsection 8(2) 75
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(16.1) 152
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(9) 229
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Schedules - Schedule II - Class 8 237
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(5) 317
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(6) 221

29 July 2015 Internal T.I. 2015-0575921I7 - Recapture arising in statute-barred years

If, as a result of the erroneous inclusion of acquired property (e.g., property which was not acquired for an income-producing purpose) in a class...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(1) negative UCC balance arising in statute-barred year becomes recapture in 1st open year 460
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 13 - Subsection 13(21) - Undepreciated Capital Cost - E negative UCC balance arising in statute-barred year becomes recapture in 1st open year 251

15 September 2015 Internal T.I. 2015-0572771I7 - T1135 - Normal Reassessment Period

Is the normal reassessment period for a T1135 considered separately from that of the return of income to which it relates? CRA stated:

[A]n...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) unlike s. 216 returns, the assessment of s. 162(7) penalties is subject to the same normal reassessment period as for the Part I return 97

18 November 2014 TEI Roundtable, 2014-0550381C6 - 2014 TEI Liaison Meeting, Q.E2 - Capital Cost Allowance (CCA) Claimed under Paragraph 20(1)(a)

Are the guidelines outlined in IC 84-1 still valid, and would CRA's practice differ if a request for revision of CCA were made respecting a...

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14 April 2014 External T.I. 2014-0521341E5 - Unclaimed interest expense

When a taxpayer wishes to claim an interest deduction for a previous taxation year in respect of which a return has already been filed, the...

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7 February 2014 Internal T.I. 2013-0512601I7 - Clarification of 2013-0481151I7

In "clarifying" 2013-0481151I7, CRA stated:

In that letter, we stated that an addition to income under section 110.5… is a permissive amount in...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - 101-110 - Section 110.5 110.5 addition not a permissible 84-1 adjustment 125

11 October 2013 Internal T.I. 2013-0475761I7 - Deadline for filing a waiver of tax credit – ORDTC

A corporation filed its original 2011 T2 return somewhat after the filing due date, and then requested an adjustment to amend the return by...

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12 December 2013 Internal T.I. 2013-0497231I7 - Penalties on Foreign Asset Reporting

What are the time limitations for assessing a penalty on foreign asset reporting? Before discussing particular penalties, CRA noted:

[I]f the...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(10.1) normal reassessment period does not apply 58
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(10) normal reassessment period does not apply 138
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) s. 152(4)(a) applies to Part XV returns 83

16 July 2013 Internal T.I. 2013-0481151I7 - Application of 152(4)(b)(iv) and 110.5

Respecting whether an addition to income under s. 110.5 is considered a permissive amount for purposes of IC 84-1, so that the Minister may allow...

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25 March 2013 Internal T.I. 2013-0474111I7 - Amendment to Prior Years' CCA

The taxpayer wished to restore non-capital losses which had expired by reversing capital cost allowance claims for statute-barred years ending...

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11 December 2012 Internal T.I. 2012-0459341I7 - Adjustments Beyond Normal Reassessment Period

The taxpayer had deducted non-capital losses from prior years to reduce taxable income to nil for the 2003 to 2008 taxation years. The taxpayer...

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7 January 2011 Internal T.I. 2010-0387011I7 F - DPA dans une année prescrite

CRA reassessed Opco to deny an investment tax credit claimed for Year 1, which was permitted based on a misrepresentation attributable to...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(1) - Paragraph 20(1)(a) - Revising Claims CCA claims could not be increased in “open” year to generate loss for carryback to year CRA had reassessed outside the normal reassessment period 202

6 March 2002 Internal T.I. 2001-0108587 F - AIDE A DOMICILE DE LA SAAQ

Regarding requests for refunds based on a favourable judgment rendered to another taxpayer, the Directorate stated:

Paragraph 4(e) of Information...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 3 - Paragraph 3(a) in cases similar to Maurice, parent caregivers may be exempted on compensation received 74

31 October 1994 Internal T.I. 9412337 - REASSESSMENT OF STATUTE BARRED RETURN

"Where the original notice of 'nil' assessment is statute-barred, the Department is still entitled to revise the loss as long as it does not...

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28 February 1991 T.I. 8621-4

"We concur that a notification that no tax is payable (also known as a nil assessment) does constitute an assessment to identify the date from...

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88 C.R. - Q.77

Where a taxpayer has sustained a non-capital loss in a taxation year, that non-capital loss can be reviewed in any of the taxation years referred...

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84 C.R. - Q.88

Where the taxpayer wishes to deduct an additional amount that he had omitted to claim for a particular loss year, then the additional deduction...

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IC 84-1 "Revision of Capital Cost Allowance Claims and Other Permissive Deductions"

10. Where a taxpayer requests a revision of capital cost allowance claimed in a taxation year for which a notification that no tax is payable had...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(1) - Paragraph 20(1)(a) - Revising Claims CCA claim can be revised where no notice of loss determination if no change in taxes payable 160

79 C.R. - Q.14

Where the taxpayer has refused to provide a waiver, then RC will reassess to protect its interests, and in an amount which may be greater than...

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IC75-7R3 Reassessment of a Return of Income

4. A reassessment to create a refund ordinarily will be made upon receipt of a written request by the taxpayer, even if a notice of objection has...

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Finance

3 September 2019 Comfort Letter - Deductibility of Mining Taxes

The Mining Association of Canada suggested that it was inappropriate for taxpayers, who had been provincially reassessed for additional mining...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(1) - Paragraph 20(1)(v) removal of statute-barring where increase in mining taxes that otherwise would be deductible under s. 20(1)(v) 174

Articles

Beith, "Fairness Package", 1992 Conference Report, c.7.

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 220 - Subsection 220(3.1) 0

Paragraph 152(4)(a)

Subparagraph 152(4)(a)(i)

Cases

TPine Leasing Capital Corporation v. Canada, 2024 FCA 83

The original Crown Reply had stated that the Minister had assessed the 2015 return of the taxpayer (TPine) to disallow a deduction for capital...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(9) it is unclear whether revised s. 152(9) precludes CRA from advancing a further argument based on a different transaction 447
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(1) CRA must assess “in accordance with the facts and the law” 67
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(5) new basis for assessment cannot increase tax 32

Freedman v. Canada, 2023 FCA 81

On April 1, 2006, some executives of Gluskin Sheff+Associates Inc. sold a portion of their shares to family trusts at a price that was...

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Peach v. Canada, 2022 FCA 163

The Tax Court found that the Minister was entitled to reassess the taxpayer beyond the normal reassessment period given that the taxpayer “had...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 3 - Paragraph 3(a) - Business Source/Reasonable Expectation of Profit rental to sons at below-FMV rent had a personal element, and did not satisfy the Stewart source test 120
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 67 distinction between not challenging a taxpayer’s business acumen and measuring against the standard of what a reasonable business person would have done 161

Canada v. Paletta, 2022 FCA 86

After finding that the taxpayer’s activity of FX straddle trading, which had the appearance of commerciality but was not engaged in for profit,...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 3 - Paragraph 3(a) - Business Source/Reasonable Expectation of Profit straddle trading, with an appearance of commerciality but not engaged in for profit, was not a business 449
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 248 - Subsection 248(1) - Business common law concept of business informs the s. 248(1) definition 161
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) informal consultations with tax lawyers without formal opinion did not avoid gross negligence penalties 301

Deyab v. Canada, 2020 FCA 222

The taxpayer was assessed for approximately $2.4 million in shareholder benefits respecting amounts received by him over five years from his...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) although the taxpayer had been negligent, conduct verging on intentional acting not established 338
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Evidence adverse inference drawn from failure to call bookkeeping evidence after prima facie case made out against the taxpayer 331

Revera Long Term Care Inc. v. Canada (National Revenue), 2019 FC 239

The appellant (Revera LTC), was a taxable entity which operated nursing and retirement homes, and was owned by a corporation (Revera Inc.) that...

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Ludmer v. Attorney General of Canada, 2018 QCCS 3381, aff'd 2020 QCCA 697

Two of the taxpayers (“Ludmer” and Steinberg”) were invested along with family, friends and acquaintances (all resident in Canada) in a BVI...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 56 - Subsection 56(2) recurring fee reduction amounts received for no work were income and taxable under s. 56(2) when directed to controlled company 289
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(1) improper advancing of “settlement” elements that were not sustainable 45
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 94.1 - Subsection 94.1(1) equity-linked notes held in BVI company were portfolio investments held with a tax avoidance purpose, but were not subject to 7000(2)(d) interest accrual 576
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 7000 - Subsection 7000(2) - Paragraph 7000(2)(d) mere possibility of locking in value accretion each year did not crystallize the maximum amount of interest respecting the year 484
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Negligence, Fiduciary Duty and Fault damages awarded against CRA for inter alia making unreasonable reassessments 260
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 3 - Paragraph 3(a) - Business Source/Reasonable Expectation of Profit recurring fee reduction amounts received for no work were income from a source 313

Inwest Investments Ltd. v. The Queen, 2015 BCSC 1375

In order to avoid B.C. provincial income tax on a capital gain of $336.2 million which was realized on a sale in 2002 of a control block of a...

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misrepresentation
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Tax Topics - General Concepts - Solicitor-Client Privilege not necessary to provide legal opinion to rely on having consulted legal counsel 225
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 400 - Subsection 400(2) no fixed place of “business” if no source of business income 183
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 248 - Subsection 248(1) - Business Marconi test of "business" applied outside source-of-income context 154
Tax Topics - Statutory Interpretation - French and English Version "misrepresentation" informed by narrower French version 109

Vine Estate v. Canada, 2015 DTC 5063 [at 5880], 2015 FCA 125

The deceased had a 50% co-ownership interest in a rental property ("Victoria Park"). His terminal return should have shown $1.07 million of...

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Tax Topics - General Concepts - Onus onus does not shift to taxpayer to disprove neglect, carelessness, or wilful default 172

Vachon v. Canada, 2014 FCA 224

The taxpayer, who was a consultant, provided signed cheques to his accountant without filling in the recipient. The accountant misappropriated...

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Middlebrook v. Canada, 2013 DTC 5001 [at 5501], 2012 FCA 264

The Court affirmed the trial judge's finding of fact that a number of the taxpayers' receipts for inventory were spurious - no inventory was...

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Canada v. Johnson, 2013 DTC 5004 [at 5515], 2012 FCA 253

The taxpayer realized gains of $1.3 million from periodically placing funds with a rogue ("Lech") who, it was later discovered, had not invested...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 3 - Paragraph 3(a) - Business Source/Reasonable Expectation of Profit contractual payments derived from Ponzi scheme were income 263
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 9 - Exempt Receipts/Business taxable gains from contract with Ponzi operator 263

Lacroix v. Canada, 2008 FCA 241

The Minister determined, under a net worth assessment, that the taxpayer had $559,673 of unreported income over four years, and thus reassessed...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) net worth assessment 368

Gebhart v. Canada, 2008 DTC 6581, 2008 FCA 206

A year in which the Estate failed to include in the Estate's income the $40,953 proceeds of a collapsed RRSP were not statute-barred. Any...

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Ridge Run Developments Inc. v. The Queen, 2007 DTC 734, 2007 TCC 68

The agent of the taxpayer, who signed its return, did not question why $1.7 million of forgiveness income reported in the financial statements had...

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Naguib v. Canada, 2004 DTC 6082, 2004 FCA 40

The onus was not on the Minister to lead evidence establishing a misrepresentation by the taxpayer given that the taxpayer failed to raise the...

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Can-Am Realty Ltd. v. R., 97 DTC 5070, [1997] 2 CTC 152 (FCTD)

In granting an application of the taxpayer for an extension of time to appeal a finding of the trial judge that the taxpayer was required at trial...

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Nesbitt v. The Queen, 96 DTC 6045, [1996] 1 CTC 282 (FCTD)

In preparing the taxpayer's return, the taxpayer's accountant erroneously reported the taxpayer's share of a capital gain as $71,139.42 rather...

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misrepresentation

Can-Am Realty Ltd. v. The Queen, 94 DTC 6293, [1994] 1 CTC 336 (FCTD)

In finding that a corporation and its individual shareholder could be reassessed beyond the normal reassessment period for unreported gains or...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) 101

1056 Enterprises Ltd. v. The Queen, 89 DTC 5287, [1989] 2 CTC 1 (FCTD)

After finding that two corporations were not associated given that an oral agreement between two brothers each of whom owned substantially all the...

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Davis v. The Queen, 84 DTC 6518, [1984] CTC 564 (FCTD)

"The Minister is not required to prove misrepresentation before he sends out a notice of reassessment which is dated beyond the 4 year [now 3...

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Patricio v. The Queen, 84 DTC 6413, [1984] CTC 360 (FCTD)

Wilful blindness to the necessity of keeping careful records of revenues was sufficient to bring the taxpayer within s. 152(4)(a)(i).

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) 103

Venne v. The Queen, 84 DTC 6247, [1984] CTC 223 (FCTD)

The phrase "misrepresentation that is attributable to neglect" refers to being negligent with respect to one or more aspects of a taxpayer's tax...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) 69

Reilly Estate v. The Queen, 84 DTC 6001, [1984] CTC 21 (FCTD)

There was no "neglect, carelessness or wilful default" by the taxpayer where his accountant (Mr. Tetz), after a careful reading of a...

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MNR v. Bisson, 72 DTC 6374 (FCTD)

After finding that the taxpayer had received a taxable benefit from a corporation of which he was a major shareholder as a result of the...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 15 - Subsection 15(1) 224

MNR v. Foot, 64 DTC 5196, [1964] CTC 317 (Ex Ct), briefly aff'd 66 DTC 5072 (SCC)

The taxpayer, who underreported his income in his returns but pleaded (p. 5197) that "he honestly believed in the truth of the information...

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misrepresentation

MNR v. Taylor, 61 DTC 1139, [1961] CTC 211 (Ex Ct)

Failure of the taxpayer to include various items of income in his returns constituted misrepresentations for purposes of s. 42(4) of the 1948 Act....

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Greer v. The King, 2023 TCC 100

Spiro J applied the presumption in s. 181(3) of the Business Corporations Act (NB) that an entry in a share register is, in the absence of...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 15 - Subsection 15(1) shareholder benefit regarding a transfer to an individual shown on the register as holding one of the 1000 shares 152

Morin v. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2023 QCCQ 2406

A pharmacist (“Morin”), who previously had operated six pharmacies as proprietorships, agreed with her management company (“377”) that she...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 18 - Subsection 18(1) - Paragraph 18(1)(a) - Income-Producing Purpose management fees paid to a related company that performed its functions through the agency of the fee payer were non-deductible 296

Goldhar v. The King, 2023 TCC 30

In finding that CRA could not reassess beyond the normal reassessment period to include substantial amounts as alleged unreported shareholder...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(10.1) taxpayer established due diligence defence in relying on his accountants 353

Lauria v. The Queen, 2021 TCC 66

On April 1, 2006, the taxpayers, who were executives of Gluskin Sheff+Associates Inc. (“GS+A”) (but with less clout than the founders), sold a...

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Tax Topics - General Concepts - Fair Market Value - Shares shares transferred 3 weeks prior to filing the IPO preliminary valued at a 40% “marketability” discount to the IPO value 373
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 69 - Subsection 69(1) - Paragraph 69(1)(b) gain appropriately assessed under s. 69(1)(b) where shares transferred to family trusts two months before closing an IPO at 5% of the IPO price 327

Revenue and Customs v Tooth, [2021] UKSC 17

Mr Tooth, who wished to claim losses generated by a tax avoidance scheme, filed his tax return using IRIS software approved by HMRC. Due to a...

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Hansen v. The Queen, 2020 TCC 102

The taxpayer had a grade 9 education, and operated first a concrete pouring business and then a foundation repair business. He and his wife sold a...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 9 - Capital Gain vs. Profit - Real Estate annual purchase, improvement and sale of homes following their occupation was on income account 229
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) benefit of doubt should be given to taxpayer 252

Gestions Cholette Inc. v. The Queen, 2020 CCI 75

For its 2010 taxation year, the taxpayer, due to what Favreau J found to be carelessness of its external accountant, failed to include in its...

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Matthew Macisaac Consulting Inc. v. The Queen, 2020 TCC 44

The taxpayer was reassessed for quite a number of taxation years for which the main substantive issue was whether dispositions of shares in an...

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Tax Topics - Other Legislation/Constitution - Federal - Tax Court of Canada Rules (General Procedure) - Section 58 - Subsection 58(1) refusal of request for Rule 58 determination that reporting gains as on capital rather than income account was not a “misrepresentation” 388

Demers v. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2020 QCCA 681

The individual taxpayer (Demers) was a director of the owner of the RadioX team, which was a minor professional hockey team. The corporation had...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 227.1 - Subsection 227.1(3) tax advice with clearly flawed factual assumptions did not meet a director’s due diligence defence 352

Scotti v. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2019 QCCQ 7579, effectively overruled in part by Verrier v. ARQ, 2024 QCCA 298

An insurance broker (Mr. Chabot), whose licence subsequently was revoked, engaged in a scheme to cheat insurers, resulting in his pocketing...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 12 - Subsection 12(1) - Paragraph 12(1)(x) broker-paid rebates of life insurance policy premiums are taxable under s. 12(1)(x) 468

D’Anjou v. The Queen, 2019 CCI 208

Following his disposition in 2012 of a parcel of undeveloped land which he had acquired in 1997, the taxpayer treated the adjusted cost base of...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 54 - Adjusted Cost Base land ACB not increased by municipal taxes or interest 96

Mikhail v. The Queen, 2019 TCC 49 (Informal Procedure)

Rebates (in the form of traveller’s cheques, gift cards and prepaid credit cards) were received by an incorporated pharmacy from generic...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 15 - Subsection 15(1) taxpayers could resile from their admission that they received funds from their corporation 412

Prima Properties (92) Ltd. v. The Queen, 2019 TCC 4

CRA assessed the taxpayer on the basis that there was a change in use of its rental property from commercial activity to exempt rental activity,...

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Tax Topics - Excise Tax Act - Section 298 - Subsection 298(4) - Paragraph 298(4)(a) a taxpayer was not negligent in failing to ask its accountant about a change in use of its rental property 610

Mammone v. The Queen, 2018 TCC 24, rev'd 2019 FCA 45

The CRA revocation of a registered pension plan (the “New Plan”) was invalid due to inadvertent failure to comply with the 30-day notice...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) RPP revocation beyond the normal reassessment period retroactively validated an unsupportable reassessment under s. 56(1)(a)(i) 414
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(9) subsequent retroactive deregistration of RPP also retroactively validated an assessment factually made on basis of plan’s invalidity 216
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Effective Date subsequent deregistration of RPP retroactively validated reassessment 239
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 147.1 - Subsection 147.1(12) subsequent deregistration of RPP beyond normal reassessment period nonetheless retroactively validated reassessment 95
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 56 - Subsection 56(1) - Paragraph 56(1)(a) - Subparagraph 56(1)(a)(i) valid assessment for transfer to an RPP that was retroactively deregistered 85

Thompson v. The Queen, 2017 TCC 115

The taxpayer incorporated a mortgage sourcing business in the “Corporation,” and hired a chartered accountant, Mr. Halford, to assist him and...

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Mont-Bruno C.C. Inc. v. The Queen, 2018 TCC 105

The taxpayer was a non-profit organization established for the purpose of operating a golf course for its members. In 2006 it disposed of a parcel...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 149 - Subsection 149(5) - Paragraph 149(5)(e) - Subparagraph 149(5)(e)(ii) not clear negligence to not report sale of adjoining wooded lands 175

Krenbrink Estate v. The Queen, 2014 DTC 1065 [at 2996], 2014 TCC 22

The taxpayer had a registered retirement income fund worth $228,164 at his time of death, which the estate's tax preparers forgot to include in...

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Francis & Associates v. The Queen, 2014 DTC 1146 [at 3468], 2014 TCC 137 (Informal Procedure)

A review of a law firm's accounts in 2005 by its external accountant revealed various substantial errors for the 2002 to 2004 years. The...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(1) - Paragraph 20(1)(p) - Subparagraph 20(1)(p)(i) subsequently discovered bad debts not claimable; unbilled disbursements deductible under s. 9 251

Desmarais v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1044 [at 2804], 2013 TCC 356 (Informal Procedure)

The taxpayer was assessed a penalty for failure to file T1134 forms, which provided that filing was not required if the corporation had gross...

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832866 Ontario Inc. v. The Queen, 2014 TCC 93 (Informal Procedure)

The appellant, a small custom-home builder, was held equally by a married couple (the DeMarcos). In 2006, the couple sold their home and moved...

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Tax Topics - Excise Tax Act - Section 298 - Subsection 298(4) - Paragraph 298(4)(a) failure to query GST treatment of self-supply 184

Ross v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1250 [at 1400], 2013 TCC 333

Bocock J found that misrepresentations made by the taxpayer on audit in 2003 respecting the appropriateness of registering a single-employee...

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Bandula v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1225 [at 1238], 2013 TCC 282

The taxpayer had limited English skills and no understanding of the Canadian tax system or appropriate record-keeping standards. Bocock J found...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) new immigrant 69

De Couto (Alco Windows Inc.) v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1161 [at 880], 2013 TCC 198 (Informal Procedure)

Bocock J found that the taxpayer, having failed to maintain adequate records and having engaged in "inscrutable" tracking of expenses, shareholder...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) dismal records but no deceit 112

Aridi v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1189 [at 1015], 2013 TCC 74

The taxpayer had disposed of half his interest in a rental property. His accountant informed him that a "rollover" was available for this...

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Lenneville v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1196 [at 1045], 2013 TCC 56

The taxpayers ran a commercial fishing business. Because a substantial portion of that business was operated on a cash basis, a CRA auditor used...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) net worth assessment did not prove misrepresentation 126

Roud Estate v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1057 [at 309], 2013 TCC 36 (Informal Procedure)

The deceased ("Roud") held shares in a corporation that was converted into an income trust. With no rollover treatment available, she realized a...

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Schmidt v. The Queen, 2013 DTC 1063 [at 337], 2013 TCC 11

The Minister imputed additional income to the taxpayer based on deposits into his bank account that he had not included in his return, and on that...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) alleged family loan was credible 111

Grossett v. The Queen, 2012 DTC 1185 [at 3465], 2012 TCC 179 (Informal Procedure)

The taxpayers relied on charitable receipts which showed donations amounting to approximately 25% of their annual income, and which had been...

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Mullen v. The Queen, 2012 DTC 1154 [at 3358], 2012 TCC 139 (Informal Procedure)

The taxpayer was reassessed in respect of income from stock options exercised in 1997, 1999, and in 2001. He argued that he was not a Canadian...

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9067-9051 Québec Inc., Vincent v. The Queen, 2012 DTC 1073 [at 2842], 2011 TCC 456

The individual taxpayer ("Vincent") was the sole shareholder and director of the corporate taxpayer ("9067"). Vincent's home, which was owned by...

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D'Andrea v. The Queen, 2011 DTC 1234 [at 1356], 2011 TCC 298

The taxpayer was convicted of fraud for arranging, in his capacity of manager of a company, for a sale of a property of the company at a...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 56 - Subsection 56(2) 152

Ha v. The Queen, 2011 TCC 271

The registrant's assessment beyond the normal period, for unreported income of $91,232, $50,125, $64,540 and $66,596 in successive years, and...

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Palardy v. The Queen, 2011 DTC 1188 [at 1050], 2011 TCC 108

The taxpayer sold a residence eight months after the point at which she had completed its construction and moved in. The Minister reassessed...

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Cameron v. Queen, 2011 DTC 1166 [at 914], 2011 TCC 107

The taxpayer purchased a lot and built a house on it. Over a period of less than two years, he moved in with his family, rented the property out,...

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Stanislao Calandra o/a Calandra Hair Studio v. The Queen, 2011 DTC 1049 [at 142], 2011 TCC 7 (Informal Procedure)

The taxpayer reported successive business losses, arousing the Minister's suspicion as to how the taxpayer could support his family when he...

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Misiak v. The Queen, 2011 DTC 1048 [at 237], 2011 TCC 1 (Informal Procedure)

The Minister reassessed the taxpayer in respect of several taxation years by way of a net worth assessment, on the assumption that the taxpayer...

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Envision Credit Union v. The Queen, 2010 DTC 1399 [at 4585], 2010 TCC 576, aff'd 2012 DTC 5055 [at 6842], 2011 FCA 321, aff'd 2013 DTC 5144 [at 6275], 2013 SCC 48

The filing position of the taxpayer that tax attributes of predecessor corporations did not flow through to it on an amalgamation that did not...

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Labow v. The Queen, 2010 TCC 408, 2010 DTC 1282 [at 3956], aff'd 2012 DTC 5001 [at 6501], 2011 FCA 305

The taxpayers disguised a tax deferral scheme as a health plan for their employee wives. Bowie J. found that the plans had not been entered into...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 18 - Subsection 18(1) - Paragraph 18(1)(a) - Income-Producing Purpose health plan was disguised deferral scheme 56

Létourneau v. The Queen, 2010 DTC 1232 [at 3656], 2010 TCC 203

The taxpayer could be reassessed under s. 227.1 beyond the normal reassessment period in light, inter alia, of a finding that she had tampered...

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Chaumont v. The Queen, 2010 DTC 1014 [at 2599], 2009 TCC 493 (Informal Procedure)

After noting that the taxpayer's submissions as to his exemption under the Canada-France Convention on interest income earned by him from a French...

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Donato v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 1384 [at 2111], 2009 TCC 590

After finding that donations of cartoon drawings by the taxpayer did not qualify as dispositions of personal-use property, Woods, J. went on to...

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Sljivar v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 1381 [at 2103], 2009 TCC 581

The taxpayer was negligent in not even making a cursory review of his tax return, which claimed expenses which he clearly was not entitled to, for...

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Wachsmann v. The Queen, 2009 TCC 420

The Minister was able to reassess the taxpayer beyond the normal reassessment period in respect of mortgage interest expenses claimed by her in...

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College Park Motor Products Ltd. v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 1469, 2009 TCC 409

The taxpayer, which made a voluntary disclosure in respect of its failure to report large corporations tax liabilities and its improper claiming...

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Dalphond v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 1395, 2008 TCC 427, aff'd 2010 DTC 5016 [at 6589], 2009 FCA 121

The taxpayer, who had retired from a long career of managing pension funds (and, therefore, was considered to be sophisticated), made a...

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O'Dea v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 912, 2009 TCC 295

After finding that the taxpayers did not have limited recourse amounts for promissory notes they gave as consideration for the limited partnership...

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Séguin Boyer v. The Queen, 2008 DTC 4891, 2008 TCC 88

The failure of the taxpayer, who was an accounting secretary, to report taxable capital gains of approximately $168,000 realized by her in both...

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Savard v. The Queen, 2008 TCC 62

The failure of the taxpayer to include in his income the reimbursement by a corporation of expenses incurred by him in connection with a criminal...

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Abakhan & Associates Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2008 DTC 6028, 2007 FC 1327

O'Reilly J. indicated that he saw nothing preventing a company from making a request for judicial review of a decision of the Minister not to...

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Mensah v. The Queen, 2008 DTC 4358, 2008 TCC 378

In noting that the Minister had not discharged the onus placed on the Minister under s. 152(4)(a)(i), Bowman C.J. stated (at para. 37) that "there...

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McKellar v. The Queen, 2007 DTC 1007, 2007 TCC 266

The Crown did not discharge the onus on it of establishing that a misrepresentation by the taxpayer (relating to claiming losses from the...

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Peek v. The Queen, 2007 DTC 602, 2007 TCC 152

Profits realized by the taxpayer from a fraudulent cheque-kiting operation were not statute-barred given the materiality of the amounts involved.

Petric v. The Queen, 2006 DTC 3082, 2006 TCC 306

In finding that the Minister was statute-barred in assessing a corporation and its shareholder on the basis that property had been transferred...

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S.E.R. Contracting Ltd. v. The Queen, 2006 DTC 2212, 2006 TCC 6 (Informal Procedure)

After indicating that where the Minister assessed under s. 152(4)(a)(i) the burden of proof was on him to establish that the taxpayer had made a...

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Succession de Feu Cléophas Saint-Aubin c. La Reine, 2005 DTC 912, 2003 TCC 608

The trustee of an estate (who was a lawyer) made a misrepresentation in completing a return of the trust for the year in which the 21-year rule...

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Riordan v. The Queen, 2005 DTC 397, 2005 TCC 150

The Minister had the right to reassess the taxpayer after the normal reassessment notwithstanding that the taxpayer had not been issued any T4...

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Central Interior Incorporated v. The Queen, 2005 DTC 144, 2004 TCC 725

Errors of the taxpayer were attributable to the state of mess of its records. The keeping of records in this fashion was negligent, with the...

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Hyndman v. The Queen, 2004 TCC 641

CRA was justified in assessing the taxpayer, a managerial employee of Pfizer, for failure to report stock option benefits realized by him in 1994,...

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Jencik v. The Queen, 2004 TCC 295 (Informal Procedure)

The Minister, who sought to reassess the taxpayer beyond the normal reassessment period in respect of alleged unreported income from businesses,...

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Sidhu v. The Queen, 2004 DTC 2540, 2004 TCC 174

The taxpayer was grossly negligent in seeking professional assistance in preparing his tax returns which reported rental and business losses while...

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Produits Forestiers St-Armand Inc. c. La Reine, 2004 DTC 2494, 2003 TCC 696

The taxpayer had shown an indifference to the accuracy of its returns in classifying expenses relating to the acquisition of vehicles and certain...

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Snowball v. The Queen, 97 DTC 512, [1996] 2 CTC 2513 (TCC)

The taxpayer did not report his share of the profits realized by a real estate partnership. Although this failure would not have been negligent...

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N .J . Martin Management Services Ltd. v. R., [1997] 1 CTC 2005, 97 DTC 487

The taxpayers had made a misrepresentation attributable to "neglect, carelessness or wilful default" in taking the position that customer goodwill...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) 49

Prévost v. MNR, [1996] 1 CTC 2701 (TCC)

The taxpayer agreed to act as nominee for a bankrupt individual ("Gingras") and Gingras' wife in purchasing shares of a corporation ("Dalhousie")...

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Ver v. Canada, [1995] TCJ No. 593

The Minister's reassessment of the taxpayers' 1988 taxation year beyond the normal reassessment period, on the basis that various claimed expenses...

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Words and Phrases
misrepresentation

Farm Business Consultants Inc. v. The Queen, 95 DTC 200, [1994] 2 CTC 2450 (TCC), briefly aff'd 96 DTC 6085 (FCA)

The taxpayer was found to have made a misrepresentation attributable to neglect, carelessness or wilful default when it deducted "management fees"...

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Abogado v. The Queen, 96 DTC 3254, [1995] 1 CTC 2711 (TCC)

In finding that the Minister was entitled to reassess the taxpayers for business losses claimed by them with respect to an Amway distributorship...

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Gauthier v. MNR, 93 DTC 758, [1993] 1 CTC 2522, [1992] 1 CTC 2553 (TCC)

The taxpayer did not make a misrepresentation attributable to carelessness or wilful default in following a cash basis of accounting rather than...

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Poulin v. MNR, 87 DTC 113, [1987] 1 CTC 2171 (TCC)

The taxpayer, who did not have much education or accounting background, would spend periods of up to six months at a time in the bush cutting...

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Markakis v. MNR, 86 DTC 1237, [1986] 1 CTC 2318 (TCC)

The Minister made net worth reassessments of the taxpayer for his 1974 to 1976 taxation years beyond the normal reassessment. The Minister could...

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N.D. Glazier Ltd. v. MNR, 83 DTC 48 (TRB)

When the taxpayer reported in its 1974 return a sale by it of a real estate option, it treated the cost to it of the option as being equal to its...

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Administrative Policy

22 August 2022 Internal T.I. 2019-0810061I7 - XXXXXXXXXX v MNR -220(3) and 152(7)

ACo’s 2011 to 2013 taxation years were arbitrarily assessed under s. 152(7). Eventually, it filed tax returns for those taxation years after the...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 220 - Subsection 220(3) s. 220(3) could not be used to extend the normal reassessment period running from an arbitrary assessment 243
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 164 - Subsection 164(1.5) s. 164(1.5) is a complete code for when the s. 164(1) period can be extended, so that s. 220(3) cannot be so used 283
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(6) s. 152(6) is limited by s. 152(4)(b) 221

7 October 2021 APFF Roundtable Q. 16, 2021-0901061C6 F - 2021 APFF Q.16 - Disclosure of a counter letter

What is CRA's current policy regarding the disclosure of a nominee agreement? CRA responded:

Article 1451 of the C.C.Q. allows parties to modify...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 116 - Subsection 116(3) CRA may be willing to issue a letter confirming that no s. 116 certificate is required because the true vendor is a resident 158

6 October 2017 APFF Financial Strategies and Instruments Roundtable Q. 14, 2017-0708511C6 F - T1135 and 162(7) penalty

In 2015-0588971C6, CRA indicated that the proposition that “the late-filing penalty of $2,500 under subsection 162(7) applies automatically…...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) penalty for late-filing of a T1135 will be imposed automatically 223

May 2016 Alberta CPA Roundtable, Q.17

Respecting whether a s. 162(7) penalty for failure to file a T1135 can be assessed beyond the normal reassessment period, CRA stated that although...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 220 - Subsection 220(3.1) T1135 filings for all years required 33
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) penalty not an absolute liability penalty 87

26 May 2016 Alberta CPA Roundtable, 2016-0645001C6 - Failure to file Form T1135

Can a taxpayer who failed to file Form T1135 be assessed a penalty under s. 162(7) after the normal reassessment period? After referring to the...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) failure to file a T1135 may not indicate carelessness or neglect 85

4 December 2014 Internal T.I. 2014-0526451I7 F - Assessment beyond the normal reassessment period

A resident individual failed to respond to a demand under s. 150(2) to file a return for his 2008 year, so that in 2009 CRA assessed under s....

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30 June 2014 Internal T.I. 2013-0508411I7 F - Part IV Tax and the Dividend Refund

Investments and XX each held shares in the other. Investments, which had an RDTOH balance at year end, redeemed shares held by XX during the year,...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 186 - Subsection 186(1) when to stop circular calculation for cross dividends arising after tuck under 222

14 July 2014 Internal T.I. 2014-0537701I7 F - Voluntary disclosure - T1134 and FAPI

Representatives of a taxpayer initiated a voluntary disclosure for a taxpayer who had not filed T1134s and who had failed to report foreign...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(10) s. 162(10) penalty for failure to file T1134s 134
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) penalties under ss. 162(10), (10.1) or 163(2.4) for failure to file T1134s 134
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2.4) penalties for failure to file T1134s 134
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 220 - Subsection 220(3.1) requirements where undisclosed FAPI 212
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) - Paragraph 152(4)(b) - Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(iii) Ho acknowledged 98

5 June 2014 Internal T.I. 2013-0509051I7 - Penalties beyond the Normal Reassessment Period

The level of culpability required to assess beyond the normal reassessment period (in this case, a penalty under s. 162(7)) pursuant to s....

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) carelessness sufficient to assess beyond normal reassessment period 60

11 June 2014 Internal T.I. 2014-0519701I7 - Filing a NIL return to avoid late-filing penalties

Can CRA refuse to accept either a NIL tax return (which does not report any of the transactions on which tax is payable) or a substantially...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(1) return with substantive missing elements 125
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) return with substantive missing elements 61

9 November 2012 CTF Atlantic Roundtable, 2012-0465921C6 - CTF Atlantic - Statute Barred Years

1. What is "misrepresentation"?

There is no requirement that the person providing the information intended to deceive the CRA ... . ... [T]he...

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Words and Phrases
misrepresentation

21 September 2012 Internal T.I. 2012-0447401I7 - Minister's ability to reassess under 152(4)

The Minister initially made arbitrary assessments under s. 152(7) of a CCPC that had not filed returns. The CCPC then filed returns for some or...

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30 July 2012 Internal T.I. 2012-0436711I7 F - Reassessment beyond the normal reassessment period

CRA obtained a copy of an audit report of the Ministère du Revenu du Québec ("MRQ") as part of the information exchange program between it and...

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1 April 2010 Internal T.I. 2009-0352611I7 F - Redressement après le délai de prescription

Where a taxpayer claimed the married or common-law partnership tax credit (the "Tax Credit") and, after the taxpayer’s spouse was assessed...

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14 January 2010 Internal T.I. 2009-0323991I7 F - Débenture échangeable et opération à terme

After finding that a cash premium paid by the taxpayer in settling an exchangeable debenture issued by a predecessor was only half-deductible...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 20 - Subsection 20(1) - Paragraph 20(1)(f) only ½ deduction under s. 20(1)(f)(ii) for premium paid on cash-settling an exchangeable debenture under pre-2010 policy, and no s. 20(1)(f) deduction for cash settlement of forward 337
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 9 - Capital Gain vs. Profit - Futures/Forwards/Hedges premium was paid on capital account in closing out a cash-settled forward entered into in order to monetize a shareholding 221
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(1) CRA position of applying changes in published policy prospectively 105

2 February 2005 Internal T.I. 2005-0113241I7 - Reassessment Beyond the Normal Reassessment Period

Given that under s. 152(4)(a)(i), "any misrepresentation must be made at the time that the return was filed", it followed that an inadvertent...

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October 1992 Central Region Rulings Directorate Tax Seminar, Q. I (May 1993 Access Letter, p. 230) Discussion comparing the conduct described in s. 163(2) and s. 152(4)(a)(i).

Articles

Robert Kopstein, Rebecca Levi, "When Should the Courts Allow Reassessments Beyond the Limitation Period", Canadian Tax Journal, (2010) Vol. 58, No. 3, 475-527

After a lengthy review of the jurisprudence on late assessments, the authors stated (at pp. 509-11):

The following circumstances were found by the...

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Tax Topics - General Concepts - Solicitor-Client Privilege 125

Brent F. Murray, "Extending the Assessment Limitation Period", Canadian GST Monitor, No. 275, August 2011, p. 1.

Krishna, "Reassessments Based on Fraud or Misrepresentation", Canadian Current Tax, October 1992, p. A25.

Subparagraph 152(4)(a)(ii)

Cases

Mitchell v. Canada, 2002 DTC 7502, 2002 FCA 407

Counsel for the taxpayers had agreed with Revenue Canada that the taxpayers' files would be held by Revenue Canada in abeyance pending the...

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Mitchell v. Attorney General of Canada, 2001 DTC 5290 (FCTD)

Letters sent by counsel for the taxpayers to Revenue Canada which contained essentially all the information required for a waiver did not qualify...

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Solberg v. The Queen, 92 DTC 6448, [1992] 2 CTC 208 (FCTD)

Reed J. concluded that a reference in a waiver to "Part III" of the Act was a technical defect which did not impair the substance of the waiver,...

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Cal Investments Ltd. v. The Queen, 90 DTC 6556, [1990] 2 CTC 418 (FCTD)

A waiver signed by the V-P Finance of the taxpayer with the implied authority to do so but not under seal, was binding on the taxpayer, i.e., "the...

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Csak v. The King, 2024 TCC 9

Two months after their marriage, the taxpayer received (on January 8, 1993) from her husband (“CC”) the transfer of a property valued in...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 160 - Subsection 160(1) marrying and caring for the transferor was not consideration for the transfer 237
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 160 - Subsection 160(2) taxpayer able to dispute the validity of assessments of her transferor husband even though an executrix of his estate at the time of his unsuccessful appeal of those assessments 286
Tax Topics - Statutory Interpretation - Interpretation Act - Section 26 s. 26 of Interpretation Act did not extend the normal reassessment period for receiving the 2nd waiver 240
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Onus Minister failed to meet her onus that a waiver had been timely-received 154
Tax Topics - General Concepts - Res Judicata res judicata did not apply to taxpayer’s dispute of the validity of assessments of her transferor husband even though an executrix of his estate at the time of his unsuccessful appeal of those assessments 202
Tax Topics - Other Legislation/Constitution - Federal - Federal Courts Act - Section 18.1 - Subsection 18.1(2) collection matters for the Federal Court 40

Loiselle v. Agence du revenu du Québec, 2019 QCCQ 4647

The taxpayer was experiencing difficulties in locating documents to substantiate the amount of her capital gain form the disposition of shares of...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4.1) filing a revocation of a waiver confirmed that the waiver had been validly given 212

984274 Alberta Inc. v. The Queen, 2019 TCC 85, rev'd 2020 FCA 125

An assessment made of the taxpayer beyond the normal reassessment period was void as the waiver pursuant to which it purportedly was made had also...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(8) reassessment made pursuant to late waiver could not be cured by s. 152(8) 47
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 169 - Subsection 169(3) voidness of assessment against 2nd taxpayer to a settlement agreement meant that it could not be assessed under s. 169(3) 285
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 164 - Subsection 164(1) invalid reassessment could not establish a refund amount 263
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 160.1 - Subsection 160.1(1) refund made pursuant to a void reassessment was not made pursuant to the Act (and also was not a “refund” on ordinary principles) so that s. 160.1(1) unavailable 488

Kerry (canada) Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 377

A Canadian company (Kerry Canada) was reassessed under s. 247 to increase its income from product sales to a US affiliate and disallow deductions...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) - Paragraph 152(4)(c) request to hold notices of objection in abeyance pending Canadian competent authority review amounted to implied waivers 486

Radelet v. The Queen, 2017 TCC 159

At issue was whether the taxpayer could be reassessed beyond the normal reassessment period for failure to report a capital gain of $445,551...

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Remtilla v. The Queen, 2015 TCC 200

The taxpayers, a married couple, bought and sold stock options through a joint account with an investment firm ("Canaccord"). They had reported...

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Rémillard v. The Queen, 2011 DTC 1286 [at 1617], 2011 TCC 327

McArthur J. dismissed the taxpayer's argument that his waiver of the normal limitations period on reassessments applied only to the first...

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Words and Phrases
at any time

Sljivar v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 1381 [at 2103], 2009 TCC 581

A waiver signed by the taxpayer was valid given that he had the ability to read the title of the form (and if he did not understand what "waiver"...

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Arpeg Holdings Ltd v. The Queen, 2007 DTC 131, 2006 TCC 593

The taxpayer was unsuccessful in establishing that its vice president did not have authority to sign a waiver on its behalf. He had the ostensible...

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Brown v. The Queen, 2006 DTC 3274, 2006 TCC 381

Although a waiver signed by the taxpayer referred to tax under Part XI.3 and XVI of the Act, whereas the reassessment by the Minister beyond the...

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Chafetz v. The Queen, 2006 DTC 2119, 2005 TCC 803

After an initial review of the taxpayer's deduction of Canadian exploration expense ("CEE") in respect of the acquisition of seismic data the...

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Villeneuve v. The Queen, 2004 DTC 2258 (TCC), rev'd 2004 DTC 6077 (FCA)

Assessments could be made of the taxpayer beyond the normal assessment period in respect of an arrangement under which he paid an individual...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2) 79

Mierins v. The Queen, 96 DTC 1140 (TCC)

After stating (at. p. 1142) that he could not "think of any good reason why (at least before the introduction of subsection 152(4.1)) a section...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(1) 86

Loukras v. MNR, 90 DTC 1557, [1990] 2 CTC 2044 (TCC)

Taxpayer's counsel was unsuccessful in a submission that a reassessment of the Minister was void because the Minister is only permitted to make...

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Administrative Policy

15 June 2015 Internal T.I. 2015-0583081I7 - Refund Request - Normal Reassessment Period

In clarifying the indication in 2012-0468081I7 that "where a refund request is based on issues that are covered by a valid waiver, a refund may be...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 164 - Subsection 164(1) inferring refund request from waiver 147

15 March 2013 Internal T.I. 2012-0468081I7 - Paragraph 164(1)(b)

Does s. 164(1)(b) permit a refund to be made where a taxpayer has filed a valid waiver to allow a reassessment beyond the normal reassessment...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 164 - Subsection 164(1) refund request not related to issues in waiver issues 119

14 May 1991 T.I. (Tax Window, No. 3, p. 26, ¶1232)

RC may revise paragraph 14 of IT-270R2 to take into consideration s. 152(4)(b)(iv).

87 C.R. - Q.44

A taxpayer may file more than one waiver at the same time for a particular taxation year.

87 C.R. - Q.45

A notice of revocation of waiver cannot be withdrawn once it has been filed.

85 C.R. - Q.2

Taxpayers will not be requested to file waivers solely for the purpose of assisting RC to meet the 3-year time limit.

IT-270R2 "Foreign Tax Credit", para. 14

A taxpayer should file a waiver where the normal reassessment period may expire before an expected foreign tax assessment is received.

IC 75-7R3 "Reassessment of a Return of Income"

Articles

Pound, "Remedial Tax Planning: How to Fix It When It's Broke", 1993 Conference Report, c. 9, pp. 9:9 - 12

Includes a reference to the decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal in Banque Nationale du Canada v. Quebec, in which it was held that the Minister...

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Paragraph 152(4)(b)

Cases

Canada v. Agazarian, 2004 DTC 6366, 2004 FCA 32

Within the normal reassessment period, the Minister reassessed the taxpayer's 1987 taxation year to permit the deduction, at the taxpayer's...

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Words and Phrases
at any time

Clibetre Exploration Ltd. v. Canada (Minister of National Revenue), 2003 DTC 5073, 2003 FCA 16

The taxpayer, which had claimed non-capital losses from its mining business, sought more than three years later to have the expenses giving rise...

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Paramount Productions Inc. v. The Queen, 93 DTC 5285, [1993] 2 CTC 47 (FCTD)

The Crown was unable to establish that an assessment issued on December 28, 1981 in respect of the July 30, 1980 taxation year of the taxpayer...

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Placer Dome Inc. v. The Queen, 91 DTC 5115 (FCTD)

After the taxpayer had carried a non-capital loss for his 1981 taxation year back to 1980, s. 152(4)(b) was amended "applicable after April 19,...

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Tax Topics - Statutory Interpretation - Retroactivity/Retrospectivity change prejudicial so that presumption applied 129

See Also

Leola Purdy Sons Ltd. v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 220, 2009 TCC 21

In a year that was now statute-barred, the taxpayer reported losses on trading futures as being on capital account, and was assessed for the year...

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Papiers Cascades Cabano Inc. c. La Reine, 2006 DTC 2305, 2005 TCC 396

After the 1995 taxation year the taxpayer became statute-barred, the Minister determined that the taxpayer had claimed an excessive investment tax...

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VIH Logging Ltd v. The Queen, 2004 DTC 2090, 2003 TCC 732

A notice of reassessment was given by CCRA to a courier before the taxpayer became statute-barred, but was not received by the taxpayer until...

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Agazarian v. The Queen, 2003 DTC 435 (TCC), rev'd 2004 FCA 32

After reassessing the taxpayer's 1987 taxation year pursuant to the taxpayer's request for carry back of a non-capital loss allegedly realized by...

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Administrative Policy

10 March 2016 Internal T.I. 2015-0614161I7 - Extended reassessment period 152(4)(b)

Where Canadian-controlled private corporation was issued an original notice of assessment for a particular taxation year on December 31, 2013, a...

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Tax Topics - Statutory Interpretation - Interpretation Act - Section 27 - Subsection 27(3) normal or extended reassessment period ends on the anniversary date 200
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(3.1) normal reassessment period ends on the assessment anniversary date 39

1993 A.P.F.F. Round Table, Q.9

Where the taxpayer is subject to Part IV tax under s. 186(1)(b) as a result of a dividend payment to it by its subsidiary generating a dividend...

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20 January 1993 Memorandum Tax Window, No. 28, p. 23, ¶2393)

Where two notices of assessment are issued in respect of the same return, with the second notices of reassessment being issued to correct the...

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Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(i)

Cases

1455257 Ontario Inc. v. Canada, 2021 FCA 142

The validity of a s. 160 assessment of the taxpayer turned in part on whether the affiliate from which the taxpayer had received a transfer of...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 160 - Subsection 160(1) - Paragraph 160(1)(e) s. 160 applied to post-transfer interest 316
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 111 - Subsection 111(1) - Paragraph 111(1)(a) carrybacks must be requested by the taxpayer 232

Administrative Policy

17 November 2022 External T.I. 2021-0919001E5 F - Eligible Dividends and Non-Capital Loss Carry-Back

Opco incurred a non-capital loss (an "NCL") in each of its 2019 and 2020 taxation years (the 2019 and 2020 Loss Years), and carried back the 2019...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 89 - Subsection 89(1) - General Rate Income Pool - Element B B of formula reduces GRIP by NCLs carried back 167
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(6) - Paragraph 152(6)(c) s. 152(6)(c) permitted amending carryback request, if made within s. 152(6)(c) deadline and normal reassessment period, and implicitly authorized consequential Part III.1 reassessment 278
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(3) s. 152(3) (and, consequentially, s. 185.2(2)) requires filing of amended return to reflect missing excessive dividend 173
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 185.1 - Subsection 185.1(2) s. 185.1(2) election can be made before the incremental Part III.1 assessment that is being avoided 181

11 October 2017 External T.I. 2016-0673171E5 - Foreign tax credit - former resident

Where a Korean immigrated to Canada while holding appreciated Korean real property and then emigrated from Canada 10 years later after it had...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 126 - Subsection 126(2.21) emigration-year return generally cannot be opened up more than 6 years later to allow a FTC for foreign tax imposed on a subsequent sale 336

11 October 2017 External T.I. 2016-0660421E5 - Foreign tax credit – former resident

The taxpayer, who had been resident in Canada for over five years, realized a capital gain from the deemed disposition of real property situated...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 126 - Subsection 126(2.21) waiver cannot be used to extend period in which foreign tax must be triggered 170

9 February 2011 Internal T.I. 2010-0388491I7 F - Période de nouvelle cotisation

A particular taxation year could be reassessed, to reduce a loss incurred for that year, until the day that is 3 years after the expiration of the...

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2 May 2005 Internal T.I. 2005-0113941I7 F - Reassessment in the Extended Reassessment Period

Two associated corporations (Ainc. and Binc.) shared the business limit in filing their returns for their 2000 taxation year. At their request,...

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Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(iii)

See Also

Ho v. The Queen, 2010 DTC 1214, 2010 TCC 325

Webb, J. found that the Minister was not entitled to reassess the taxpayer on the basis that s. 75(2) imputed income of a family trust to the...

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Shaw-Almex Industries Limited v. The Queen, 2009 DTC 1377 [at 2080], 2009 TCC 538

The taxpayer had obtained a guarantee by a Canadian bank of the liabilities of a US sister corporation ("Fusion") to a US bank. Fusion then became...

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Administrative Policy

30 May 2019 Internal T.I. 2019-0806761I7 - Late filing of 88(1)(d) designation

S4-F7-C1, para. 1.40 indicates that it does not allow a late-filed s. 88(1)(d) designation where the particular eligible property to be bumped was...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 88 - Subsection 88(1) - Paragraph 88(1)(d) late designation could be made for a statute-barred year that CRA was assessing within the expanded cross-border reassessment period 311

13 August 2018 Internal T.I. 2018-0763611I7 F - Subpar 152(4)(b)(iii) and FAPI

The Canadian corporate “Taxpayer” contributed marketable securities to a wholly-owned controlled foreign affiliate ("ForeignCo") in exchange...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4.01) - Paragraph 152(4.01)(b) - Subaragraph 152(4.01)(b)(iii) reassessment of FAPI from marketable securities related to their previous contribution by the taxpayer 231

16 January 2017 Internal T.I. 2016-0651411I7 - Reassessment period – transfer pricing

Two years after the normal reassessment period, a transfer-pricing adjustment (“TPA”) is made under s. 247(2) respecting sales of goods to a...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 402 - Subsection 402(3) - Paragraph 402(3)(a) - Subparagraph 402(3)(a)(i) reallocation of gross revenue consequential on s. 247(2) assessment 96

14 July 2014 Internal T.I. 2014-0537701I7 F - Voluntary disclosure - T1134 and FAPI

In connection with a failure of a taxpayer to report foreign accrual property income, CRA noted that the application of s. 152(4)(a)(i) is a...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) - Paragraph 152(4)(a) - Subparagraph 152(4)(a)(i) no time limitation for s. 162(10) penalty 139
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(10) s. 162(10) penalty for failure to file T1134s 134
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 162 - Subsection 162(7) penalties under ss. 162(10), (10.1) or 163(2.4) for failure to file T1134s 134
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 163 - Subsection 163(2.4) penalties for failure to file T1134s 134
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 220 - Subsection 220(3.1) requirements where undisclosed FAPI 212

22 April 2013 Internal T.I. 2013-0478121I7 - Application of 152(4)(b)(iii)

In noting that the extended reassessment period (respecting an assessment to increase the capital gain) applied to the sale by a Canadian...

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5 December 2012 Internal T.I. 2012-0439301I7 F - Reassessment beyond the normal reassessment period

In a particular taxation year, a taxable Canadian corporation ("Canco") made a loan ("Loan") to a limited partnership ("LP") governed by...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 96 partnership lacks power to contract debts 208

22 March 2012 External T.I. 2011-0407731E5 - Application of Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(iii)

Regarding a hypothetical scenario where a wind-up of a Canadian subsidiary into a Canadian parent causes shares of a foreign subsidiary previously...

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Clause 152(4)(b)(iii)

Administrative Policy

15 May 2024 IFA Roundtable, Q.5

Where a late-filed PLOI election is made prior to the three-year limitation period referred to in s. 15(2.12) or 212.3(12) but no reassessment is...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 212.3 - Subsection 212.3(12) late filing of PLOI election is coupled with an extended reassessment period for the s. 17.1(1) deemed interest 201

Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(v)

See Also

Wallster v. The King, 2022 TCC 124

The taxpayer was renounced Canadian exploration expense (CEE) by an issuer (Quattro) that the minister subsequently determined had substantially...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 66 - Subsection 66(12.73) Minister not directed to reduce the renounced amounts if the issuer failed to do so 199

Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(iv)

Administrative Policy

16 July 2013 Internal T.I. 2013-0481151I7 - Application of 152(4)(b)(iv) and 110.5

Respecting whether s. 152(4)(b)(iv) would allow an assessment to be issued beyond the normal reassessment period in response to the taxpayer's...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - 101-110 - Section 110.5 extended s. 152(4)(b)(iv) period/IC 84-1 217
Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) s. 110.5 addition 79

9 December 2010 Internal T.I. 2010-0379801I7 - Additions to taxable income to utilize FTCs

After the normal reassessment period for its 2005 taxation year had expired, the company submitted a request for an addition to its 2005 taxable...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - 101-110 - Section 110.5 non-extended adjustment period/84-1 not available 284

Paragraph 152(4)(b.2)

Administrative Policy

10 June 2013 STEP Roundtable, 2013-0485761C6 - 2013 STEP CRA Roundtable Question 3

The extension of the normal reassessment period under draft s. 152(4)(b.2) - where (a) there has been a failure to file the T1135 as and when...

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Paragraph 152(4)(c)

Cases

Kerry (canada) Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 377

The applicant (“Kerry Canada”) sought judicial review of a decision (the “Decision”) of the Minister denying Kerry Canada’s request that...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(4) - Paragraph 152(4)(a) - Subparagraph 152(4)(a)(ii) request to hold objections to subsequently nullified reassessments in abeyance constituted implied waiver 273

Drautz v. The Queen, 96 DTC 6173 (FCTD)

Revenue Canada mailed a reassessment to the taxpayer within the normal reassessment period at the address that the taxpayer had most recently...

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Lornport Investments Ltd. v. The Queen, 92 DTC 6231, [1992] 1 CTC 351, [1992] 1 CTC 354 (FCA)

A reassessment which was issued beyond the normal reassessment period therefore was invalid and did not supersede a previous reassessment which...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 152 - Subsection 152(8) 105

The Queen v. Canadian Marconi Co., 91 DTC 5626, [1991] 2 CTC 352 (FCA)

The Minister reassessed the 1977 to 1981 returns of the taxpayer on the basis that income from short-term securities was income from property...

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Roywood Investments Ltd. v. The Queen, 79 DTC 5451, [1980] CTC 19 (FCTD), aff'd 81 DTC 5148, [1981] CTC 206 (FCA)

In reassessing the plaintiff's 1970 and 1971 taxation years, the Minister "took the position that the plaintiff was not entitled to reduce its...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 68 67
Tax Topics - Income Tax Regulations - Regulation 1102 - Subsection 1102(1) - Paragraph 1102(1)(c) land with building was acquired only for purpose of generating capital gain 50

See Also

Perfect Fry Company Ltd. v. The Queen, 2007 DTC 588, 2007 TCC 133, aff'd supra 2008 DTC 6472, 2008 FCA 218

Paris J. indicated in obiter dicta that, when read in light of s. 152(1.2), s. 152(4) provided that the Minister may at any time determine the...

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Denelzen v. The Queen, 97 DTC 456, [1996] 2 CTC 2464 (TCC)

The taxpayer was found to have been reassessed in the normal reassessment period notwithstanding that the notice of reassessment was never...

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Administrative Policy

19 January 1996 External T.I. 9600625 - ASSESSMENT OF CDA

"The reassessment of the capital dividend account will not be subject to the normal reassessment period of three or four years under section 152...

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30 March 1995 CTF Roundtable Q. 88, 9506016 - REVISED RESOURCE ALLOWANCE CLAIMS IN CLOSED YEARS

Discussion of whether producers in the oil and gas, and mining industries, may increase resource allowance claims in taxation years with a nil...

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16 September 1991 T.I. (Tax Window, No. 9, p. 11, ¶1450)

Although RC will not normally accede to a request for a reassessment of a taxpayer's return solely on the basis of a successful appeal by another...

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85 C.R. - Q.5

A listing of the limited circumstances in which RC will reassess without a proposal letter, and a discussion of pre-reassessment procedure.

Ha v. R., 2011 TCC 271

The registrant's assessment beyond the normal period, for unreported income of $91,232, $50,125, $64,540 and $66,596 in successive years, and...

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22 March 2012 External T.I. 2011-0407731E5 - Application of Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(iii)

Regarding a hypothetical scenario where a wind-up of a Canadian subsidiary into a Canadian parent causes shares of a foreign subsidiary previously...

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21 March 2014 Internal T.I. 2013-0504491I7 - Change to loss application in a nil assessed year

In its original return, the taxpayer reduced its taxable income to nil through the carry-forward of non-capital losses. Outside the normal...

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Subsection 152(4.2)

Administrative Policy

8 March 2016 Internal T.I. 2015-0614421I7 - Returns filed or amended by bankrupt taxpayer

The correspondent referred to s. 22 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (indicating that a trustee is not liable to make any return that the...

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Tax Topics - Income Tax Act - Section 128 - Subsection 128(2) - Paragraph 128(2)(a) authority of trustee to make s. 152(4.2) request does not preclude bnakrupt from doing so 58