On March 20, 2020, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the date for both filing and payment of certain U.S. federal income taxes has been deferred from April 15th to July 15th in response to COVID-19. This deferral applies to individuals and business taxpayers of U.S. federal income tax.
In mid-April, there is usually a race against time by taxpayers and accountants to meet U.S. tax filing deadlines. The normal U.S. tax filing deadline for the 2017 year for individuals and certain U.S. entities is Tuesday, April 17th (a few days later than the usual April 15th due to weekends and a U.S. holiday […]
Quite the week for tax professionals in Canada and the U.S. On Wednesday, Finance Minister Bill Morneau provided guidance on how Canada’s income splitting rules will apply to private corporations. You can read more about it here Detailed Comments: www.fin.gc.ca/n17/17-124-eng.asp Guidance : https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/programs/about-canada-revenue-agency-cra/federal-government-budgets/income-sprinkling.html On Friday, the House and Senate reached a compromise on their different […]