Wickham Estate v. R. – TCC: Amounts paid to Committee deductible under paragraph 20(1)(bb) as investment counsel feesREAD MORE »
Zielinski et al. v. R. – TCC: Profit on Sale of Vacant Lots and a Duplex on Income AccountREAD MORE »
Guindon v. R. – SCC: Guindon appeal argued in Supreme Court of Canada on December 5READ MORE »
Dallaire v. R. – TCC: The taxpayer was a nominee and did not realize a capital gain on property held in her nameREAD MORE »
MNR v. Thompson – SCC: Thompson appeal argued in Supreme Court of Canada on December 4READ MORE »
Commentary on Klundert Case Cited by Financial PostREAD MORE »
Commentary on Rogers Estate Case Cited by Financial PostREAD MORE »
McGillivary Restaurant Ltd. v. R. – TCC: Husband found to exercise de facto control over corporation majority owned by wifeREAD MORE »
Otteson v. R. – TCC: Tax court awards partially successful appellants 20% of their actual legal fees, plus disbursements.READ MORE »
Connolly v. R. – FCA: Federal Court of Appeal reverses Tax Court on error of fact – orders new hearing before new judgeREAD MORE »
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William (Bill) Innes has practiced in the areas of tax litigation, taxation and estates and trusts since 1975. His practice includes all aspects of dispute resolution in taxation matters under both federal and provincial legislation, but with a special emphasis on appeals under the Income Tax Act (Canada). In addition, Bill acts as counsel in matters of estate and trust law and serves as an advisor to large charitable and non-profit institutions on issues of trusts, estates and taxation. He frequently appears as counsel before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.
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Bill is listed and recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert/ROB Special Edition 2020 – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers; 2020 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - Consistently Recommended - Litigation - Corporate Tax; and Canadian Who’s Who.
Bill is also AV Peer and Judicial Review Rated according to Martindale-Hubbell (Preeminent), its highest level of professional ranking.
Bill is a member of the Editorial Boards of the Canadian Tax Journal and Tax Litigation and a past member of the Editorial Boards of the CCH Canadian Tax Reporter and the CCH Annotated Income Tax Act.
Bill is the author or co-author of several legal texts and numerous articles, including:
Bill was a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law from 1992 to 2012.