Current affairs

2018 Federal Budget – Analysis of Passive Investment Income's mesures

March 20th, 2018

The proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act essentially concern the measures relating to passive investment income of corporations. These new modifications will have an impact on the small business deduction and will tighten the requirements for reimbursable dividend tax on hand.

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BCF is proud to welcome tax litigator Joel Scheuerman who has joined its Montreal office as a partner

September 21st, 2017

Joel is one of the most impressive tax litigators of his generation.

Joel’s practise includes representing clients with national tax litigation issues, and in the context of these mandates he will work in collaboration with BCF's allied firms in the Toronto area and in western Canada.

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Seven ways you can benefit from the opening of the European market

September 5th, 2017

Are you ready for Europe?

Our Legal Counsel, Didier Culat is featured in the September 4th edition of the business section of La Presse.

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Are you ready for Europe?

August 30th, 2017

Now signed, the new Trade Deal with the EU enters into force in September 2017

The questions to be answered in order to quickly take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity for businesses here.

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TAX AUTHORITIES, SET-OFF/COMPENSATION AND ENFORCEMENT MEASURES IN AN INSOLVENCY CONTEXT REGARDING GST AND QST

March 29th, 2017

Good news for companies undergoing restructuring

Tax authorities cannot invoke the presumptions of exigibility and validity provided for in tax laws in order to meet the conditions for set-off or compensation, which can only take place between debts that are reciprocal and which exist pre-filing of insolvency proceedings.

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BCF BUSINESS LAW WELCOMES MARC-ANDRÉ GODARD AS NEW PARTNER

September 26th, 2016

A well-known tax lawyer, he has joined the domestic and international taxation group of the firm

Recognized for his client approach and his understanding of the business world, he will enhance the expertise of BCF’s seasoned team.

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BCF lawyer Tamila Ziani is acknowledged for her social involvement

June 3rd, 2016

Her talent is recognized by the government

She was appointed to the board of directors of the Conseil de gestion de l’assurance parentale by the Council of Ministers.

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Extracting cash from a corporation

May 31st, 2016

Our tax lawyers explain which strategy to use.

An analysis of the tax implications of extracting cash from a corporation is often based on the salary-dividend axis.

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PROUDLY MADE IN CANADA

February 6th, 2015

PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS ON THE EVE OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FREE-TRADE AGREEMENT BETWEEN CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION

It is important to note that in order to be eligible to duty free benefits, goods exported to the European Union must qualify as products originating in Canada, as defined in the CETA.

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