Business Corporations Act
Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. v. ARQ, 2014 QCCQ 8444, partially aff'd 2018 QCCA 518
Assessments by ARQ of the 2006 and 2007 years of a Quebec business corporation ("Wesdome") were invalid because Wesdome had been dissolved one day prior to the dates of the assessments in connection with completing its winding-up into its wholly-owning parent corporation.
Godbout J noted (at paras. 45-48) that under s. 313 of the Quebec Business Corporations Act, the parent became liable for the obligations (including tax obligations) of the dissolved subsidiary, and that the assessments instead should have been issued against the parent.
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