Ollenberger v. The Queen: Federal Court of Appeal Affirms Wide Scope for the term “Active Business”READ MORE »
Federal Court of Appeal: Advisor Penalties Under Section 163.2 of the Income Tax Act Are Not Criminal Offences and Do Not Attract the Protection of Section 11 of the CharterREAD MORE »
Anonby v. The Queen: Tax Court Does Not Have Jurisdiction Over Source Deductions or to Increase Tax PayableREAD MORE »
Lehigh Cement Limited v. The Queen – Common sense advocacy brings the taxpayer success in an anti-avoidance case involving a foreign affiliate.READ MORE »
Boardwalk Equities Inc. V. The Queen – Federal Court of Appeal holds GST payable on the full cost of natural gas and electricity notwithstanding that part of that cost was paid directly to the suppliers by the province of AlbertaREAD MORE »
Large Corporations and the Fine Line between “Issues” and “Reasons” – Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce v. The QueenREAD MORE »
Ficek v. R. – FCt: CRA Intentionally Delayed Processing Returns to Avoid Issuing Refunds to Tax Shelter InvestorsREAD MORE »
Daishowa Marubeni International Ltd. v. Canada – Supreme Court of Canada Endorses “Symmetry and Fairness” in the Interpretation of Taxation StatutesREAD MORE »
Myrdan Investments Inc. v. The Queen – Taxpayers Awarded One Third of Their Out of Pocket Costs (154% of the Tarriff) Because of CRA’s IntransigenceREAD 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.
For advice on tax litigation matters contact Bill:
WILLIAM I. INNES
Suite 2200, 250 Yonge St.
Canada, M5B 2L7
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Bill is listed and recognized in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert/ROB Special Edition 2018 – Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers; 2018 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.