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Corporate Tax

19 April 2019
Greg DelBigio Budget 2019: intensifying fight against tax evasion and new risks for tax professionals

Canada - Thorsteinssons LLP

In Budget 2019 the federal government has continued to bolster its tools and resources to detect and prosecute tax evasion. As such, several measures have been proposed, including a C$150.8 million investment over the next five years to fund new initiatives. More so than ever, tax professionals should be well acquainted with various definitions to ensure that their client services and advice cannot be construed as the commission or facilitation of a criminal offence.

Authors: Greg DelBigio, Jennifer Flood
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Louise Kotze Company law versus income tax law: amalgamations now regularised

South Africa - Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

One of the amendments proposed by Budget 2019 aims to reconcile the incongruency that exists between South African company law and income tax law with regard to the deregistration or liquidation of companies that are involved in amalgamation transactions. The amendment is a welcome change, as it will ensure that the Companies Act and the Income Tax Act operate in conjunction with, and in support of, each other.

Author: Louise Kotze
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