Wednesday, October 22nd13.3°C
23840
22952

Conrad Black files notice of appeal on tax ruling relating to taxes from 2002

TORONTO - Conrad Black is appealing a federal Tax Court judgment that deemed him to be a Canadian resident in 2002 and said he owed taxes for that year.

Black's lawyers have filed notice of appeal with the Federal Court of Appeal asking it to set aside the Jan. 14 judgment.

In the appeal notice, they say the Tax Court of Canada made an error in law when it found Black to be a resident of Canada in 2002 for the purpose of the Income Tax Act.

His lawyers had argued that, under their interpretation of the Canada-United Kingdom Income Tax Convention, Black was, for tax purposes, a resident of the United Kingdom during that year.

They are also asking the appeal court to reconsider the amount the Canadian Revenue Agency claims Black owes taxes on. The government has estimated the amount of income and benefits Black owes taxes on may be as high as $5.1 million.

Black's lawyers have also asked that the appeal be heard in Toronto, where Black has been living in Toronto since 2012, when he finished serving 37 months in the U.S. for convictions on fraud and obstruction of justice relating to his time as the head of media giant Hollinger.

An appeal court tossed out two other fraud convictions against him and against two other Hollinger executives.

The Canadian Press


Read more Business News

23028


Recent Trending




Today's Market
S&P TSX14547.71+209.94
S&P CDNX822.2810.93
DJIA16614.81215.14
Nasdaq4419.479+103.404
S&P 5001941.28+37.27
CDN Dollar0.8899-0.001
Gold1247.10-4.60
Oil81.92-0.04
Lumber329.70+0.10
Natural Gas3.706-0.005

 
Okanagan Companies
Pacific Safety0.100.00
Knighthawk0.01-0.005
QHR Technologies Inc1.17+0.05
Cantex0.055-0.025
Anavex Life Sciences0.192+0.001
Metalex Ventures0.045-0.005
Russel Metals33.09+0.81
Copper Mountain Mining2.17+0.18
Colorado Resources0.150.00
ReliaBrand Inc0.012+0.0009
Sunrise Resources Ltd0.060.00
Mission Ready Services0.46+0.01

 



23511

FEATURED Property
204661612821 Lake Hill Drive
5 bedrooms 3 baths
$490,000
more details
image2image2image2
Click here to feature your property
Please wait... loading


Keep it rubber side down

This time of year, I always worry about which friends of mine will get caught going off the road in adverse weather conditions. With a little preparation most accidents can be avoided. Having won the...


Big bank predicts rate hike

Photo: Thinkstock.comThe end of record-low rates is nigh, according to one major bank, which has taken a stance and predicted when the Bank of Canada will raise its long-standing overnight rate. &ldq...


Experts share strategies in Kelowna

The third week in October is “Small Business Week”, a week dedicated to supporting local, small businesses. The week was designed to bring awareness to Canadians about the role small busin...

_








Member of BC Press Council


22707