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Ontario's Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act Takes Effect
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2016

On November 8, 2016, Ontario Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2015 (“PRPP Act”) and its regulations came into force. We previously commented on


New Tax Convention Signed Between Canada and the State of Israel
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, Israel
  • October 27 2016

On September 21, 2016, a new income tax convention between the Government of Canada and the Government of the State of Israel (the "New Convention"


Recent Budget Measures Bill Amends Ontario Pension Legislation
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2016

On November 16, 2016, Bill 70, Building Ontario Up for Everyone Act (Budget Measures), 2016 (Bill) received first reading in Ontario's legislative


Canadian tax: recent changes to the employee stock options rules
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2010

Generally, pursuant to subsection 7(1) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Act") where an employer has agreed to sell securities of its capital stock to an employee, the employee is deemed to have received a taxable benefit from employment equal to the value of the securities at the time the employee acquired them, minus the total of the amount paid by the employee for the securities


Executive Compensation in Canada - Lexology Navigator Q&A
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2014

A structured guide to executive compensation law and practice in Canada


Tax-free savings account and employee stock options
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 14 2009

Taxpayers have generally avoided contributing public company employee stock options to a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP


Deductions for Legal Expenses Related to Objections and Appeals Against Tax Assessments Cannot Be Carried Forward or Back
  • MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2016

There is an important distinction between the deduction provisions of subsection 60(o) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (“ITA”) and other deduction


Equity-based compensation plans tax considerations
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 31 2008

Equity-based employee compensation plans are varied and sometimes confusing


To Deduct or Not to Deduct - The Stock Option Benefit Conundrum
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 1 2016

Depending on how an employee stock option plan is structured, it may be possible for an employee having exercised in-the-money stock options to


Global Equity Matrix - April 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil
  • April 28 2016

Tax on spread at exercise. Tax on sale. A bank tax may apply to transfer of funds made in connection with employee stock plans. A personal assets tax