Feigenbaum Law


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COVID-19 Protocols In Place As Major League Sports Resume

As Autumn gets underway, it signifies a return to most professional sports. The NFL had its season kickoff yesterday, and the NHL and NBA will be back up and running in October. Of course, college football kicked off last week and Major League Baseball is nearing the conclusion of the 2021 season. Last year saw a huge shift in how professional sports are played and viewed, with many leagues operating without fans, and athletes/staff being… Read More

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Appeals Continue To Follow Crackdown On Tax Scam

A few months ago we provided an update on one of the appeals related to a tax shelter that had been exposed as a sham, leading thousands of Canadians having their taxes re-assessed and penalties imposed. The tax shelter, known as the Global Learning Gifting Initiative (GLGI), continues to cause ripples across Canada’s tax law world, most recently with another failed appeal before the Tax Court of Canada. How the tax… Read More


US Tax Court Rules On Value Of Michael Jackson’s Name And Likeness

Nearly 12 years after the death of Michael Jackson, a US Tax Court has ruled on the value of the late pop star’s name and likeness. The dispute arose between Jackson’s estate and the Internal Revenue Service. The two parties had vastly different views about the value of Jackson’s name and likeness, particularly as a result of the allegations he faced of sexual molestation. A huge gap in estimated values The decision, which was… Read More

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Tax Courts Set to Resume, Though With Limited Capacity

During the peak of the COVID-19 crisis in Canada, the Tax Court of Canada cancelled judicial sittings from March 16, 2020. After just over four months without hearing any cases, the court has issued a Notice to the Profession announcing services will begin to re-open as of July 20, 2020. However, not all services or locations will be starting right away. Limited Tax Court Locations Even with courts back in operation,… Read More