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Technical Tax Amendments Act, 2012 (S.C. 2013, c. 34)

Assented to 2013-06-26

  •  (1) Subparagraph 152(4)(b)(i) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (i) is required under subsection (6) or (6.1), or would be so required if the taxpayer had claimed an amount by filing the prescribed form referred to in the subsection on or before the day referred to in the subsection,

  • (2) Subsection 152(6.1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Reassessment if amount under subsection 91(1) is reduced

      (6.1) If

      • (a) a taxpayer has filed for a particular taxation year the return of income required by section 150,

      • (b) the amount included in computing the taxpayer’s income for the particular year under subsection 91(1) is subsequently reduced because of a reduction in the foreign accrual property income of a foreign affiliate of the taxpayer for a taxation year (referred to in this paragraph as the “claim year”) of the affiliate that ends in the particular year, if the reduction in that foreign accrual property income is

        • (i) attributable to a foreign accrual property loss (within the meaning assigned by subsection 5903(3) of the Income Tax Regulations) of the affiliate for a taxation year of the affiliate that ends in a subsequent taxation year of the taxpayer, and

        • (ii) included in the description of F in the definition “foreign accrual property income” in subsection 95(1) in respect of the affiliate for the claim year, and

      • (c) the taxpayer has filed with the Minister, on or before the filing-due date for that subsequent taxation year, a prescribed form amending the return,

      the Minister shall reassess the taxpayer’s tax for any relevant taxation year (other than a taxation year preceding the particular year) in order to take into account the reduction in the amount included under subsection 91(1) in computing the income of the taxpayer for the particular year.

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) apply to taxation years that begin after November 1999.

  •  (1) The portion of paragraph 161(7)(a) of the Act before subparagraph (i) is replaced by the following:

    • (a) the tax payable under this Part and Parts I.3, VI and VI.1 by the taxpayer for the year is deemed to be the amount that it would be if the consequences of the deduction, reduction or exclusion of the following amounts were not taken into consideration:

  • (2) Paragraph 161(7)(a) of the Act is amended by striking out “and” at the end of subparagraph (x) and by adding the following after subparagraph (xi):

    • (xii) any amount by which the amount included under subsection 91(1) for the year is reduced because of a reduction referred to in paragraph 152(6.1)(b) in the foreign accrual property income of a foreign affiliate of the taxpayer for a taxation year of the affiliate that ends in the year; and

  • (3) Subparagraph 161(7)(b)(iii) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (iii) if an amended return of the taxpayer’s income for the year or a prescribed form amending the taxpayer’s return of income for the year was filed under subsection 49(4) or 152(6) or (6.1) or paragraph 164(6)(e), the day on which the amended return or prescribed form was filed, and

  • (4) Subsections (1) to (3) apply to taxation years that begin after December 18, 2009.

  •  (1) Subsection 164(5) of the Act is amended by striking out “or” at the end of paragraph (h.2), by adding “or” at the end of paragraph (h.3), and by adding the following after paragraph (h.3):

    • (h.4) the reduction of the amount included under subsection 91(1) for the year because of a reduction referred to in paragraph 152(6.1)(b) in the foreign accrual property income of a foreign affiliate of the taxpayer for a taxation year of the affiliate that ends in the year,

  • (2) Paragraph 164(5)(k) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (k) if an amended return of a taxpayer’s income for the year or a prescribed form amending the taxpayer’s return of income for the year was filed under paragraph (6)(e) or subsection 49(4) or 152(6) or (6.1), the day on which the amended return or prescribed form was filed, and

  • (3) Subsections (1) and (2) apply to taxation years that begin after December 18, 2009.

  •  (1) The portion of subsection 256(7) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Acquiring control

      (7) For the purposes of this subsection, of subsections 10(10), 13(21.2) and (24), 14(12) and 18(15), sections 18.1 and 37, subsection 40(3.4), the definition “superficial loss” in section 54, section 55, subsections 66(11), (11.4) and (11.5), 66.5(3) and 66.7(10) and (11), section 80, paragraph 80.04(4)(h), subsections 85(1.2), 88(1.1) and (1.2) and 110.1(1.2), sections 111 and 127 and subsection 249(4) and of subsection 5905(5.2) of the Income Tax Regulations,

  • (2) Subsection (1) is deemed to have come into force on December 19, 2009.

  •  (1) The portion of subparagraph 261(5)(h)(i) of the Act before clause (A) is replaced by the following:

    • (i) the references in section 95 (other than paragraph 95(2)(f.15)) and the references in regulations made for the purposes of section 95 or 113 to

  • (2) The portion of subsection 261(15) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    • Marginal note:Amounts carried back

      (15) For the purposes of determining the amount that may be deducted, in respect of a particular amount that arises in a taxation year (referred to in this subsection as the “later year”) of a taxpayer, under section 111 or subsection 126(2), 127(5), 181.1(4) or 190.1(3) in computing the taxpayer’s Canadian tax results for a taxation year (referred to in this subsection as the “current year”) that ended before the later year, and for the purposes of determining the amount by which the amount included under subsection 91(1) for the current year is reduced because of a reduction referred to in paragraph 152(6.1)(b) in respect of the later year,

  • (3) Subsection (1) applies to taxation years of a foreign affiliate of a taxpayer that begin after December 18, 2009.

  • (4) Subsection (2) is deemed to have come into force on December 14, 2007.

2007, c. 35Budget and Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2007

  •  (1) The read-as text in paragraph 26(27)(b) of the Budget and Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2007 is replaced by the following:

    “controlled foreign affiliate”

    “controlled foreign affiliate”, at any time of a taxpayer resident in Canada, means a foreign affiliate of the taxpayer that

    • (a) is, at that time, controlled

      • (i) by the taxpayer,

      • (ii) by the taxpayer and not more than four other persons resident in Canada, or

      • (iii) by not more than four persons resident in Canada, other than the taxpayer, or

    • (b) would, at that time, be controlled by the taxpayer if the taxpayer owned

      • (i) each share of the capital stock of a corporation that is owned at that time by the taxpayer and each share of the capital stock of a corporation that is owned at that time by any of not more than four other persons resident in Canada,

      • (ii) each share of the capital stock of a corporation that is owned at that time by any of not more than four persons resident in Canada (other than the taxpayer), or

      • (iii) each share of the capital stock of a corporation that is owned at that time by the taxpayer and each share of the capital stock of a corporation that is owned at that time by any person with whom the taxpayer does not deal at arm’s length;

  • (2) The portion of paragraph 26(35)(b) of the Act before subparagraph (i) is replaced by the following:

    • (b) if a taxpayer so elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007,

  • (3) The portion of subsection 26(37) of the English version of the Act before the read-as text is replaced by the following:

    • (37) Subject to subsection (46), paragraphs 95(2)(g) to (g.03) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (13), apply to taxation years, of a foreign affiliate of a taxpayer, that begin after December 20, 2002, except that, for taxation years, of a foreign affiliate of a taxpayer, that begin after December 20, 2002 and before 2009, paragraph 95(2)(g.03) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (13), is to be read as if the references in that paragraph to “qualified foreign affiliate” were references to “qualified foreign corporation” and paragraph 95(2)(g) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (13), is to be read as follows:

  • (4) Subsection 26(38) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (38) Subject to subsection (46), paragraphs 95(2)(n), (p), (r) to (t), (v) and (y) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (16), apply to taxation years, of a foreign affiliate of a taxpayer, that end after 1999. However, if a taxpayer so elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007, paragraph 95(2)(n) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (16), applies to taxation years, of all foreign affiliates of the taxpayer, that begin after 1994.

  • (5) Subsection 26(40) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (40) Paragraph 95(2)(u) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (16), applies to taxation years, of foreign affiliates of a taxpayer, that end after 1999. However, if a taxpayer so elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007, paragraph 95(2)(u) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (16), applies to taxation years, of all foreign affiliates of the taxpayer, that begin after 1994.

  • (6) The portion of paragraph 26(42)(b) of the Act before the read-as text is replaced by the following:

    • (b) if a taxpayer elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007, subsection 95(2.2) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (19), also applies to taxation years, of all its foreign affiliates, that begin after 1994 and end before 2000, as though subsection 95(2.2) of the Act, as enacted by subsection (19), read as follows:

  • (7) Subsections 26(44) and (45) of the Act are replaced by the following:

    • (44) Subject to subsection (46), subsection (24) applies to the 2001 and subsequent taxation years of a foreign affiliate of a taxpayer. However, if a taxpayer elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007, subsection (24) applies to taxation years, of all its foreign affiliates, that begin after 1994.

    • (45) Subsection (25) applies to taxation years, of a foreign affiliate of a taxpayer, that begin after December 20, 2002. However, if a taxpayer elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007, subsections (11) and (25) apply to taxation years, of all its foreign affiliates, that begin after 1994.

  • (8) The portion of subsection 26(46) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

    • (46) If a taxpayer so elects in writing and files the election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is 18 months after the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2007,

  • (9) Subsection 26(47) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (47) If a taxpayer has made what would, but for this subsection, be a valid election under any of paragraph (35)(b), subsections (38) and (40), paragraph (42)(b) and subsections (44) to (46) and the taxpayer has, on or before the taxpayer’s filing-due date for the taxpayer’s taxation year that includes December 14, 2010, filed with the Minister of National Revenue a notice in writing to revoke the election, the election is deemed, otherwise than for the purpose of this subsection, never to have been made.

  • (10) Subsection 26(48) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (48) Any assessment of a taxpayer’s tax, interest and penalties payable under the Act for any taxation year that ends before December 14, 2007 and would, in the absence of this subsection, be precluded because of subsections 152(4) to (5) of the Act shall be made to the extent necessary to take into account any of the following:

      • (a) an election made by the taxpayer under any of subsections (35), (38), (40), (42) and (44) to (46), a revocation referred to in subsection (47) or any provision of this section in respect of which an election is made under any of those subsections by the taxpayer; or

      • (b) subsection 10(3) or any provision of this section (other than any provision referred to in paragraph (a) in respect of which the taxpayer has made an election referred to in paragraph (a)), if the taxpayer

        • (i) elects in writing in respect of all of its foreign affiliates that this subsection apply in respect of that provision, and

        • (ii) files that election with the Minister of National Revenue on or before the day that is six months after the day on which the Technical Tax Amendments Act, 2012 receives royal assent.

  • (11) Subsections (1) to (10) are deemed to have come into force on December 14, 2007.

 
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