Gobeil v. R. – TCC: Net worth assessments and gross negligence penalties upheld – unreported rental income from Dominican RepublicREAD MORE »
Murphy Estate v. R. – TCC: Nova Scotia Supreme Court order not effective to permit rollover of RRSP to widow of taxpayerREAD MORE »
Kosma-Kare Canada Inc. v. R. – TCC: Taxpayer not entitled to ITC’s – placement agencies were providing false invoicesREAD MORE »
9016-9202 Québec Inc. v. R. – TCC: 36 incorporated garbage collectors working for former employer not entitled to small business deduction.READ MORE »
Andrew v. R. – TCC: Tax court rejects director’s due diligence defence in GST and income tax appealsREAD MORE »
Al-Hossain v. R. – TCC: Taxpayer loses New Housing Rebate where friend signs as co-purchaser as a favourREAD MORE »
Brown v. R. – FCA: Taxpayer’s appeal allowed from two Tax Court decisions striking Notice of Appeal – allowed to proceed on penaltiesREAD MORE »
Drag v. R. – FCA: Taxpayer unsuccessful in appeal seeking cancellation of GST penaltiesREAD MORE »
Gouveia v. R. – FCA: Appeal on the deduction of legal fees dismissed from the bench. No legal error or palpable and overriding error of factREAD MORE »
Belval v. R. – TCC: GST appeal commenced in 2009 dismissed for want of prosecutionREAD 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.