Tax Court of Canada

  • March 10, 2021

   

Cancellation of March In-Person Hearings at the Tax Court of Canada

There is a new Notice to the Public and the Profession from the Tax Court of Canada. All in-person sittings of the Tax Court scheduled between March 15, 2021 and March 26, 2021 have been cancelled. A limited number of sittings are set to resume in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver between March 29, 2021 and July 16, 2021. Conference calls scheduled for March 15, 2021 will not be affected by the changes. 

Tax Court Notice to the Profession re Cancellation of In-Person Hearings

Chief Justice Eugene P. Rossiter has issued a new Notice to the Public and the Profession. All in-person Tax Court sittings scheduled between February 15, 2021 and March 12, 2021 are cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Further, some conference calls scheduled to proceed between February 15, 2021 and March 12, 2021 may be cancelled. 

Tax Court Notice to the Profession

Chief Justice Eugene P. Rossiter has issued a new Notice to the Public and the Profession. All in-person Tax Court sittings scheduled between January 18, 2021 and February 12, 2021 are cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Further, some conference calls scheduled to proceed between January 18, 2021 and February 12, 2021 may be cancelled. 

Tax Court Notice to the Profession re Remote Commissioning

Chief Justice Eugene P. Rossiter issued a Notice to the Profession and the Public regarding the remote commissioning of affidavits. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tax Court of Canada will accept affidavits that are sworn or affirmed remotely using a method accepted by the Superior Court of the province where the person administering the affidavit is located. The affidavit must state that it was commissioned remotely. This practice will remain in effect until at least June 30, 2021.

Tax Court Notice to the Profession 

Chief Justice Eugene P. Rossiter has issued a Notice to the Public and the Profession regarding the cancellation of sittings for the Tax Court of Canada. Due to the increased prevalence of Covid-19 in cities where the Tax Court of Canada holds proceedings, the Chief Justice has cancelled all in-person sittings scheduled between November 30, 2020 to January 15, 2021. However, select in-person appeals in Montréal that will conclude on November 30 and December 1, 2020 will proceed as scheduled.

Tax Court of Canada: August 14 Update

The Tax Court of Canada issued a new Notice to the Public and the Profession. The Notice outlines that the period beginning on March 13, 2020 and ending on September 13, 2020, inclusively, will be excluded from the computation of time under

Tax Court of Canada July 8 Update

The Court posted a Notice to Parties for In-Person Hearings providing guidance regarding the measures and directives in place for hearings.