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Windfalls in the Tax Court

2015 First published by the Canadian Tax Foundation in the Current Cases feature (2015) 63:1 Canadian Tax Journal 227-39 < 1 read

A former land developer in Henco Industries Limited v. The Queen successfully argued before the Tax Court that a $15.8 million payment from the Ontario government should be characterized as a non-taxable capital receipt and a separate payment of $650,000 from the Ontario government should be characterized as a non-taxable windfall.

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