The Fundamentals of Canadian Income Tax, 9th Edition
By: Vern Krishna, C.M., Q.C., LL.M. (Harvard), DCL (Cambridge)
ISBN/ISSN/Product Number: 0-459-28028-7
Product Type: Book S.O. Annual/biannual/biennial
Anticip. Upkeep Cost: New editions supplied on standing order subscription
Number of Pages: 1967 pages
Number of Volumes: 1 volume bound
Binding: softcover
Publication Date: 2006-09-11
Publisher: Carswell
Price: $119.00

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Now in its ninth edition, The Fundamentals of Canadian Income Tax is a comprehensive treatise on domestic and international Canadian tax law. The text has frequently been cited and quoted by the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Tax Court of Canada. The Fundamentals of Canadian Income Tax, 9th Edition introduces students and practitioners to the essential principles and concepts of tax law. Written by an academic and practitioner, the text is easy to read with full citations of legal authorities. The author supports his legal analysis with numerous practical examples of how the provisions of the Income Tax Act fit together. This new edition has been completely updated throughout. It reflects all tax legislative changes since the last edition and the May 2006 federal budget measures. It reflects revised federal and provincial tax rates and is updated to incorporate significant case law from the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal. The glossary has been substantially expanded for use in business and law courses. The author has incorporated superlative finding tools: a detailed Table of Contents, a comprehensive Glossary of Terms, a Table of Cases cited and a complete Topical Index. Most importantly Professor Krishna has provided a truly exhaustive topical bibliography following every chapter to facilitate further research.
About the Author
Vern Krishna, CM, QC, LL.M. (Harvard), DCL (Cambridge) is Counsel at TaxChambers LLP and a Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa. Professor Krishna is a national expert in the area of tax and is the author of fifteen texts in tax, international tax, and business law. The Supreme Court of Canada has cited his texts in numerous cases. He is listed in the Lexpert Directory of Best Lawyers in Canada – Tax Law, Estates and Trusts, and Appellate Advocacy.

Krishna's practice is comprised of tax litigation and dispute resolution, international tax, and planning and wealth management. He acts as counsel in income tax matters, representing corporate and individual clients with Canada Revenue Agency, and in administrative appeals and negotiations. In addition, Krishna has significant experience litigating at the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

As one of Canada's leading legal scholars, Krishna has made remarkable contributions to the legal profession. He is a member of the Order of Canada and Queen's Counsel, a recipient of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, and the Governor General's 125th Anniversary Medal of the Confederation of Canada. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the Certified Public Accountants (FCGA). He served as the elected head (Treasurer) of the Law Society of Upper Canada from 2001-03.

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