Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

New Electronic GST/HST Return Filing Requirements Start July 1, 2010

To little fanfare and no media attention, on January 4, 2010, The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of National Revenue and Minister of State (Agriculture and Agri-Food) announced proposed changes to electronic filing...

Canada Revenue Agency HST Webcasts - The New Horror Flicks

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is developing and posting webcasts to help businesses prepare for harmonized sales tax (HST).  The three that are available can be found at this link -...

2010 Federal Budget Contains GST Landmine for Financial Services Industry

The March 4, 2010 Canadian Federal Budget attaches a Ways and Mean Motion amending the "financial services" definition in the Excise Tax Act (a.k.a. the GST Legislation).  These legislative amendments are not discussed in...