Dec

HST Transitional Rules

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on December 11, 2009 at 9:03:06 in All , News

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HST Transitional Rules On December 9, 2009, the Ontario Legislature passed its controversial bill implementing the HST in Ontario. Starting July 1, 2010, a 13% HST will be applied to sales...

Dec

2009 a Record Year for Voluntary Disclosures

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on December 5, 2009 at 9:01:27 in All , News

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According to the Minister of National Revenue Jean-Pierre Blackburn, 2009 has been a banner year for the Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP). As of December 3, 2009, almost 7,000 voluntary disclosure applications...

Nov

Offshore Tax Amnesty Program Gains Popularity

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on November 19, 2009 at 8:58:20 in All , News

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Offshore Tax Amnesty Program Gains Popularity According to a top U.S. Tax Official, approximately 14,700 Americans participated in the special tax amnesty program run by the IRS as part of...

Nov

Auditor General Finds Problems in Amending Tax Legislation

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on November 5, 2009 at 8:50:23 in All , News

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Auditor General Finds Problems in Amending Tax Legislation On November 3, 2009, the Auditor General of Canada released her Fall 2009 report. In this report, the Auditor General found that the...

Oct

Remission Orders

Posted By: David M. Piccolo on October 30, 2009 at 8:47:52 in All , News

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Remission Orders On October 28, 2009, a remission order for Adel Karadsheh was published in the Canada Gazette. The remission order relieved Mr. Karadsheh from a GST liability due to an incorrectly...

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