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Welcome to Tax Tracks : A PwC Tax Services Podcast Series

Day-to-day management and responsibility of the tax function demands time and investment. PwC's Tax Tracks podcast series is designed to guide today's busiest tax directors through evolving technical, management, and policy and administration issues affecting the tax practice.

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Release date: October 7, 2014
Running time: 09:24 minutes

In this fifth episode of our “US Offshore Voluntary Disclosure” series, Chris Chan discusses some FATCA reporting requirements. Looking at Forms W-8Ben and W-9, he discusses the distinctions between the two forms, why they need to be completed and the process and timelines involved.

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Release Date: October 07, 2014
Runtime: 9:24 minutes

In this fifth episode of our 'US Offshore Voluntary Disclosure' series, Chris Chan discusses some FATCA reporting requirements. Looking at Forms W-8Ben and W-9, he discusses the distinctions between the two forms, why they need to be completed and the process and timelines involved.
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Release Date: October 07, 2014
Runtime: 9:39 minutes

In this episode of our ‘US Offshore Voluntary Disclosure’ series, Ian Macdonald discusses the implications of spending extended periods of time in the US and the tax filing requirements that may result.
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Release Date: October 07, 2014
Runtime: 7:32 minutes

In this next episode of our ‘US Offshore Voluntary Disclosure’ series, Chantal Farrell-Carter continues to discuss the offshore voluntary compliance programs.
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Release Date: October 07, 2014
Runtime: 10:06 minutes

In the second episode of our ‘US Offshore Voluntary Disclosure’ series, Chantal Farrell-Carter looks at two of the options available under the offshore voluntary compliance programs.
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Release Date: October 07, 2014
Runtime: 10:05 minutes

In the first episode of our ‘US Offshore Voluntary Compliance/Disclosure’ series, Ife Ashabo sets the stage by looking at the issue of US citizenship.
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Release Date: June 30, 2014
Runtime: 08:10 minutes

In this final episode of our “Top global mobility issues facing Tax Directors” series, Candace Doig outlines the concept of tax equalization.
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Release Date: June 17, 2014
Runtime: 08:50 minutes

In this episode of our “Top global mobility issues facing Tax Directors” series, Nupur Rishi looks at the taxation of non-resident director’s fees.
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Release Date: May 06, 2014
Runtime: 09:43 minutes

Our 'Top global mobility issues facing Tax Directors' series continues with Brandi Scales discussing foreign pension plans.
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Release Date: April 17, 2014
Runtime: 08:10 minutes

Our “Top global mobility issues facing Tax Directors” series continues with Kin Ngan discussing deferred compensation arrangements.
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Release Date: March 31, 2014
Runtime: 09:56 minutes

In this episode of our ‘Top global mobility issues facing Tax Directors’ series, Vasu Krithigaivasan discusses equity charge-back agreements that commonly exist between a Canadian subsidiary and its foreign parent company.
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Release Date: March 12, 2014
Runtime: 08:02 minutes

In the second episode of our “Top global mobility issues facing tax directors” series, Edmond Kwan discusses the importance of companies being aware of the travel patterns of their mobile employees.
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Release Date: January 21, 2014
Runtime: 08:55 minutes

This first episode in the ‘Top global mobility issues facing Tax Directors’ series discusses the need for Tax Directors to be engaged in the structuring an international work assignment.
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Release Date: July 30, 2013
Runtime: 07:18 minutes

In this episode we discuss the Soft-Moc case: what led to the dispute, the Federal Court of Canada's decision, and what you can do to help prevent this from happening to your organization.
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Release Date: July 29, 2013
Runtime: 06:44 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, we examine what could happen when a Canadian company’s foreign parent prepares its transfer pricing documentation. To ensure this documentation withstands CRA scrutiny, it should be reviewed to ensure that it meets Canadian standards.
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Release Date: June 18, 2013
Runtime: 11:20 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, PwC’s Linda Lee discusses the payroll obligations for US employers with Canadian employees working in Canada and the repercussions for the Canadian employees.
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Release Date: June 04, 2013
Runtime: 10:00 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks PwC’s Vasu Krithigaivasan discusses the payroll considerations and payment of travel expenses for Canadian residents working in the US for a US employer.
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Release Date: May 16, 2013
Runtime: 10:50 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, David de Souza discusses payroll issues for cross-border employees related to incentive compensation.
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Release Date: May 07, 2013
Runtime: 8:13 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, Carola Trolley explores payroll issues with respect to expatriate’s stock option grants.
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Release Date: April 30, 2013
Runtime: 8:15 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, Joanne Hawley discusses the November 2012 Transfer Pricing Memo – TPM 14
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Release Date: February 22, 2013
Runtime: 7:30 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks Chantal McCalla discusses the recent changes to the allocation of stock option income accepted by the CRA.
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Release Date: December 04, 2012
Runtime: 8:58 minutes

In the final episode of our “Frequent Business Traveller” series, Jennifer Sinstead focuses on the Canadian Revenue Agency’s Voluntary Disclosure Program.
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Release Date: November 27, 2012
Runtime: 11:21 minutes

In the third episode of the “Frequent Business Traveller” series, Brandi Scales explores the risks companies and individuals face through cross-border travel.
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Release Date: November 20, 2012
Runtime: 13:56 minutes

In the second episode in our “Frequent Business Traveller” series Shabnam Malik provides insight into compliance issues facing non-resident employees & employers.
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Release Date: November 13, 2012
Runtime: 10:29 minutes

In the first episode of our “Frequent Business Traveller Issues” series, Chris Chan gives an overview of the tax obligations of the employer and employee.
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Release Date: July 03, 2012
Runtime: 9:11 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, we continue our “What if...” podcast subseries with Sharon Gulliver, who discusses further hypothetical situations taxpayers may find themselves in with the CRA.
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Release Date: May 25, 2012
Runtime: 6:32 minutes

In this episode of Tax Tracks, Andy McCrodan talks about important Transfer Pricing practices and the consequences of not having proper controls in place.
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Release Date: May 14, 2012
Runtime: 7:57 minutes

Read this podcast transcript for help with tax audit preparation and how to effectively dealing with the CRA. Or visit www.pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to listen to the episode.
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Release Date: February 16, 2012
Runtime: 7:12 minutes

Elisabeth Finch discusses the Alberta Printed Circuits Supreme Court Transfer Pricing case.
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Release Date: February 14, 2012
Runtime: 7:36 minutes

Karyn Issler discusses who can expect to receive the Three-Month Transfer Pricing Letter and what to do when you receive one.
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Release Date: January 31, 2012
Runtime: 8:50 minutes

In this episode, Marc discusses what surplus stripping is, including some history, if there’s a policy in the Income Tax Act against it, and other sources of information.
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Release Date: January 17, 2012
Runtime: 9:05 minutes

In this episode Elisabeth Finch talks about the revisions to the OECD transfer pricing guidelines including why they should pay attention to them, how they might be affected, and how they should respond.
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Release Date: January 03, 2012
Runtime: 11:12 minutes

In this episode, Ken Buttneham discusses the proposed foreign affiliate amendments released on August 19, 2011 and takes a closer look at the upstream loans rules.
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Release Date: October 21, 2011
Runtime: 8:17 minutes

In podcast transcript, PwC’s Vik Sachdev and Tracey Jennings discuss the recommendations contained in the Jenkins report on how to improve business innovation in Canada.
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Release Date: September 08, 2011
Runtime: 7:34 minutes

In podcast transcript, PwC’s Marc Levstein discusses global business restructuring: what it means, recent trends, and specific issues that authorities target.
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Release Date: August 23, 2011
Runtime: 6:17 minutes

Listen to this Tax Tracks podcast to learn about issues related to the winding up of PST in Ontario and British Columbia.
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Release Date: July 12, 2011
Runtime: 7:16 minutes

Murray Lee explains how PwC Foreign Asset Investment Trust or FAIT resurrects the income trust structure and how public markets can use the structure as a source of capital.
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Release Date: June 28, 2011
Runtime: 9:47 minutes

Learn about the implications of owning a U.S. vacation property including the potential capital gains tax in the U.S. and Canada, estate taxes and what may happen if the taxpayer dies as property owner.
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Release Date: June 16, 2011
Runtime: 13:00 minutes

Darren Speake discusses the Interactive Digital Media Tax Credits, what industries and projects it can apply to, the potential size of the credit, and how it works with the SR&ED.
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Release Date: May 13, 2011
Runtime: 8:28 minutes

Download this podcast transcript to learn how to take best advantage of the SR&ED program, what its credits can amount to, and how to be more efficient with your claims.
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Release Date: April 25, 2011
Runtime: 9:53 minutes

Download this podcast transcript to learn why corporations should review their HST situations frequently.
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Release Date: April 05, 2011
Runtime: 10:22 minutes

Download this podcast transcript for understanding of the CRA’s updated filing requirements for partnership information returns. Or listen to the episode here: pwc.com/ca/taxtracks.
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Release Date: March 15, 2011
Runtime: 8:49 minutes

Ivan Williams explains the significance of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Canada-U.S. Tax Treaty Arbitration Process and how organizations may be able to benefit.
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Release Date: February 15, 2011
Runtime: 10:44 minutes

Get a better handle on the evolving world of tax risk by reading this Tax Tracks podcast transcript or visiting pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to listen to the episode.
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Release Date: November 26, 2010
Runtime: 11:51 minutes

Learn the latest requirements for how Canadian pension plans and employee sponsors will operate for GST/HST purposes in this Tax Tracks transcript or visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to download the episode.
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Release Date: September 14, 2010
Runtime: 11:12 minutes

For an idea of how PwC handles the corporate tax recovery process, read this transcript or visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to listen to episode 29.
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Release Date: August 31, 2010
Runtime: 16:34 minutes

Do you know why exporters should be concerned about export controls on their business? Read this transcript or download episode 28 on pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to learn why.
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Release Date: August 17, 2010
Runtime: 11:35 minutes

Learn how to reap the benefits of outsourcing or co-sourcing tax compliance functions, while avoiding potential pitfalls. Visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to download the episode.
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Release Date: August 04, 2010
Runtime: 11:33 minutes

Read about the tax issues and traps facing non-resident companies that provide construction, installation or training services in this podcast transcript and visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to download the episode.
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Release Date: July 13, 2010
Runtime: 14:28 minutes

PwC’s Wally Conway shares his thoughts on the direction of tax policy in Canada over the next few years. Visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to download the episode.
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Release Date: June 29, 2010
Runtime: 11:42 minutes

Learn how transfer pricing affects the customs value of goods imported into Canada from related foreign parties in this transcript or listen to the episode here: pwc.com/ca/taxtracks.
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Release Date: June 15, 2010
Runtime: 9:33 minutes

Read this transcript for a better understanding of the complexities of free trade compliance and origin management. Or visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to download the episode.
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Release Date: June 01, 2010
Runtime: 8:42 minutes

Learn to manage your foreign affiliate and surplus reporting obligations by reading this podcast episode transcript. To listen to the episode, visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks.
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Release Date: May 17, 2010
Runtime: 8:34 minutes

PwC’s Paresh Shah shares his insight on the recovery review process, its benefits and the time commitment involved. Download the podcast transcript or the episode at pwc.com/ca/taxtracks.
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Release Date: May 04, 2010
Runtime: 10:35 minutes

Read this transcript to learn about the importance of managing data effectively in the tax function. Or visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to download the episode.
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Release Date: April 06, 2010
Runtime: 11:46 minutes

Preparing for HST implementation is more than a simple rate change. With only three months left to prepare, download this transcript for help or visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks for the complementary episode.
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Release Date: March 30, 2010
Runtime: 8:51 minutes

Do you understand the impact of converting income trusts to corporate structures on executive compensation plans? Read this transcript to learn the implications and visit pwc.com/ca/taxtracks for the complementary episode.
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Release Date: March 16, 2010
Runtime: 10:21 minutes

The 2010 Federal Budget proposed changes to tandem or "cash out" stock options that will have implications for employees and employers alike.
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Release Date: February 09, 2010
Runtime: 10:14 minutes

Trying to manage the transfer pricing audit and assessment process can be strenuous. PwC's Susan Merlo shares insights and experiences relating to this growing concern.
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Release Date: February 02, 2010
Runtime: 9:05 minutes

Do you operate in the US? Read this podcast transcript for suggestions on how to deal with state authorities and mitigate taxes. Or visit www.pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to listen to the episode.
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Release Date: January 28, 2010
Runtime: 8:07 minutes

Read this podcast transcript for help with tax audit preparation and how to effectively dealing with the CRA. Or visit www.pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to listen to the episode.
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Release Date: January 19, 2010
Runtime: 10:59 minutes

PwC’s Remi Gray discusses the advantages of Advance Pricing Arrangements and shares key considerations for tax directors.
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Release Date: January 12, 2010
Runtime: 11:42 minutes

Read this podcast transcript for guidance on how the GE Capital Canada Inc. case results will impact multinationals. Or visit www.pwc.com/ca/taxtracks to listen to the episode.
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Release Date: December 11, 2009
Runtime: 11:56 minutes

Read this PwC Tax Tracks podcast transcript to understand the advance rulings process and how the GAAR Committee functions or listen to it at www.pwc.com/ca/taxtracks.
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Release Date: August 28, 2009
Runtime: 6:18 minutes

Read this PwC Tax Tracks podcast transcript of the series fifth episode: Canadian Export Controls: What They Are and Why You Need to know About Them.
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Release Date: May 11, 2009
Runtime: 6:22 minutes

Read this PwC Tax Tracks podcast transcript of the series' fourth episode: Going Green Incentives.
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Release Date: May 07, 2009
Runtime: 6:30 minutes

PwC's Tax Tracks podcast episode discusses new or pending tax developments that affect Canadian businesses. Each podcast target key tax issues and shares practical implementation ideas.
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Release Date: April 14, 2009
Runtime: 6:29 minutes

PwC's Tax Tracks podcast episode discusses new or pending tax developments that affect Canadian businesses. Each podcast target key tax issues and shares practical implementation ideas.
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Release Date: March 24, 2009
Runtime: 6:29 minutes

PwC's Tax Tracks podcast episode discusses new or pending tax developments that affect Canadian businesses. Each podcast target key tax issues and shares practical implementation ideas.