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Tax Issues in Canada

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Produced on June 24, 2015

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Course Information

Time 96 minutes
Difficulty Beginner

Course Description

This seminar, presented by Miller Thomson partner James Hutchinson, provides an overview of the Canadian tax implications of doing business in Canada, examining such matters as general domestic taxation in Canada; carrying on business in Canada through various business vehicles; cross-border structuring; Canadian withholding tax on Canadian source income; the disposition of taxable Canadian property; providing services or being employed in Canada and the goods and services tax in Canada.


Learning Objectives:

I.    Identify general domestic taxation in Canada

II.   Summarize conducting business in Canada through different business vehicles 

III.  Describe good and services tax in Canada

Credit Information

This course is pre-approved for CLE credit in the following states. If your state is not listed, contact support for more information on how to receive credit


James A. Hutchinson

Miller Thomson LLP

Jim Hutchinson is a Partner and Co-chair of the Tax Group of Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto. His tax law practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations.


Jim’s corporate tax practice includes the structuring of M&A transactions both international and domestic, structuring real estate investments, and business succession planning. Jim routinely advises on cross-border tax issues with particular emphasis on structuring and establishing business operations in Canada.


Jim is committed to providing clients with cost effective business oriented tax solutions.


Jim has spoken on tax related matters before the Canadian Tax Foundation, Chartered Professional Accountants (formerly CICA) Tax Executives Institute, the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and the American Bar Association.



  • LL.B., Queen's University, 1998
  • B.A. (Hons), Western University, 1995



  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, International Fiscal Association
  • Member, American Bar Association


Stuart W.

Excellent, detailed presentation, especially on corporate treatment of LLCs and hybrid arrangements.

Janine S.

very well organized and well-presented.

Phillip B.

Very good presenter and presentation.

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