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New U.K. regime will be caught between policy promises and financial markets

Red alert

The revised anti-avoidance rules represent a shift in the CRA’s approach

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Officials have no room to distinguish between cases driven by aggressive tax planning and those involving legitimate uncertainty


Banque Pictet to pay US$122.9 million in deferred prosecution deal


Proposed legislation extends reassessment period

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The Federation of Law Societies of Canada argued that the new regime violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms

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Tax lawyers express concerns about overreach as Ottawa proposes to revamp the general anti-avoidance rule

Tax inspection

Expanded reporting regime is intended to help the CRA fight aggressive tax planning

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Advisors will need to consider whether to report transactions even if they're not required to

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Financial advisors may need to report more things to the Canada Revenue Agency