Category: Stikeman Elliott

The biggest loophole of all

Having launched and led the battle against offshore tax evasion, America is now part of the problem DEVIN NUNES raised eyebrows in 2013 when, as chairman of a congressional working group on tax, he urged reforms that would make America “the largest tax haven in human history”. Though he was… – Continue reading

IRS urges Americans living in Canada to come clean after courts allow CRA to share account information with U.S.

The Internal Revenue Service is encouraging all non-compliant U.S. citizens, including those among the 1 million Americans who are resident in Canada, to take advantage of its voluntary disclosure programs initiated in 2009 and 2012. The move comes just a few weeks after Canadian courts refused to issue injunctions prohibiting… – Continue reading

OPP union mess reveals a ‘toxic’ work culture amid allegations of theft and fraud

Two reviews into the Ontario Provincial Police Association reveal that “tyrannical” leaders led to a complete breakdown of governance. There were harassing, expletive-filled emails, including one telling a staffer to “hurry the f— up” and another threatening to “rip off” a board member’s head. There were employees brought to tears… – Continue reading