Glossary of fiscal terms used in Canada

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Term Definition
ax amnesty

Waiver of penalties by Canada Revenue Agency further to a voluntary disclosure.

Tax assessment

Document from federal or provincial government

Tax assessment Montreal

Document from federal or provincial government in Montreal

Tax centers

Offices in different regions of Canada and provincial regions where tax returns are processed.

Tax controversy

Serious argument about tax situation.

Tax Court of Canada

A court that hears appeals about income tax and GST/HST assessments. In addition, the Court has jurisdiction to hear appeals under the Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance Act and several other acts. The Tax Court maintains four offices (Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, and Montreal) and regularly conducts hearings in major centres across Canada.

Tax help Canada

Sum of help you can get from a specialist in Canadian taxes

Tax help Quebec

Sum of help you can get from a specialist in Quebec taxes

Tax litigation

Process to claim Tax against someone.

Tax payable

The amount of income tax that you must pay on taxable income for the taxation year. It is also the amount of tax payable on a taxable supply (for GST/HST purposes).

Tax payers overseas

Canadian working in a foreign country

Tax problem

Problem coming from taxes

Tax problems

Problems coming from taxes

Tax service offices

Offices across the country that provide main point of contact for the public.

Tax specialist

Specialist in taxation.

Tax treaties

Government agreements signed between countries. They help citizens who earn foreign income avoid double taxation.

Taxable benefits

Amounts of money, or the value of goods or services, that an employer pays or provides in addition to salary. For example, the part of a health insurance plan that the employer pays is a taxable benefit.

Taxable income

The amount of income left after all allowable deductions have been subtracted from NET INCOME. This amount is used to calculate taxes to be paid.

Taxation year

The calendar year or fiscal period for which income tax is to be paid.

Trough discovery and negotiation

Fact finds out about tax case

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