Jurisdiction

July 9, 2018

Core Mandate of Canada Summer Jobs Doesn’t Violate Rights

Summary The Core Mandate of Canada Summer Jobs includes endorsing abortion and LGBTQ2 rights. Employers must attest its Core Mandate. Some think this violates inalienable human rights. But our income tax theory (“Apu’s Theory”) can explain why Core Mandate does not violate them. Apu’s Theory deduces only Income Tax Act […]
May 22, 2018

Marijuana Jurisdiction Dilemma Parallels Income Tax

Summary Marijuana jurisdiction dilemma occurs if crossing, say, B.C. into Washington State. Marijuana is illegal at federal US borders. Admitting to using it can mean a lifetime ban. This article discusses a parallel jurisdiction dilemma between the Provinces and Canada for income tax. Background Marijuana is legal in Washington State. […]
April 27, 2018

Comeau Beer Case Corroborates Ordinary Employment is Outside Federal Jurisdiction

Comeau Beer Case – Summary The Comeau beer case corroborates Apu’s Theory on income tax. The Supreme Court of Canada  (“SCC”) ruled federal jurisdiction is not superior to provincial jurisdiction. The SCC and Apu’s Theory both state ordinary employment within the provinces is outside federal jurisdiction. CRA’s deeming that it is not […]
January 29, 2018

Tax Gap – Why CRA Refuses Measuring It?

Summary Tax gap is the amount of tax collected versus the amount of tax owing. Various entities are asking the CRA to measure it. However, CRA repeatedly refuses. We propose why: what if your tax gap is actually zero? This is because Canada concedes individual income made within the provinces […]
January 15, 2018

Ontario Minimum Wage Protest Misses Real Issue

Summary Ontario minimum wage protests over Tim Horton’s continue. But nobody is addressing the real issue. Specifically, how does working in a province become subject to a federal income tax? If the federal government explains how income tax really works, workers would care less about minimum wage or work benefits. […]