Income Tax Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.))

Act current to 2017-07-03 and last amended on 2017-07-01. Previous Versions

 [Repealed, 2006, c. 4, s. 72]

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. R.S., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.), s. 123.2;
  • 1994, c. 7, Sch. VIII, s. 61;
  • 1996, c. 21, s. 24;
  • 1999, c. 22, s. 45;
  • 2001, c. 17, s. 111;
  • 2005, c. 30, s. 9;
  • 2006, c. 4, s. 72.
Marginal note:Refundable tax on CCPC’s investment income

 There shall be added to the tax otherwise payable under this Part for each taxation year by a corporation that is throughout the year a Canadian-controlled private corporation an amount equal to 10 2/3% of the lesser of

  • (a) the corporation’s aggregate investment income for the year (within the meaning assigned by subsection 129(4)), and

  • (b) the amount, if any, by which its taxable income for the year exceeds the least of the amounts determined in respect of it for the year under paragraphs 125(1)(a) to (c).

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. 1996, c. 21, s. 25;
  • 2016, c. 11, s. 6.

Corporation Tax Reductions

Marginal note:Definitions
  •  (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in this section.

    CCPC rate reduction percentage

    CCPC rate reduction percentage[Repealed, 2003, c. 15, s. 78(1)]

    full rate taxable income

    revenu imposable au taux complet

    full rate taxable income of a corporation for a taxation year is

    • (a) if the corporation is not a corporation described in paragraph (b) or (c) for the year, the amount by which that portion of the corporation’s taxable income for the year (or, for greater certainty, if the corporation is non-resident, that portion of its taxable income earned in Canada for the year) that is subject to tax under subsection 123(1) exceeds the total of

      • (i) if an amount is deducted under subsection 125.1(1) from the corporation’s tax otherwise payable under this Part for the year, the amount obtained by dividing the amount so deducted by the corporation’s general rate reduction percentage for the taxation year,

      • (ii) if an amount is deducted under subsection 125.1(2) from the corporation’s tax otherwise payable under this Part for the year, the amount determined, in respect of the deduction, by the formula in that subsection,

      • (iii) the corporation’s income for the year from a personal services business, and

      • (iv) if the corporation is a credit union throughout the year and the corporation deducted an amount for the year under subsection 125(1) (because of the application of subsections 137(3) and (4)), the amount, if any, that is the product of the amount, if any, determined for B in subsection 137(3) multiplied by the amount determined for C in subsection 137(3) in respect of the corporation for the year;

    • (b) if the corporation is a Canadian-controlled private corporation throughout the year, the amount by which that portion of the corporation’s taxable income for the year that is subject to tax under subsection 123(1) exceeds the total of

      • (i) the amounts that would, if paragraph (a) applied to the corporation, be determined under subparagraphs (a)(i) to (iv) in respect of the corporation for the year,

      • (ii) the least of the amounts, if any, determined under paragraphs 125(1)(a) to (c) in respect of the corporation for the year, and

      • (iii) except for a corporation that is, throughout the year, a cooperative corporation (within the meaning assigned by subsection 136(2)) or a credit union, the corporation’s aggregate investment income for the year, within the meaning assigned by subsection 129(4); and

      • (iv) [Repealed, 2003, c. 15, s. 78(2)]

    • (c) if the corporation is throughout the year an investment corporation, a mortgage investment corporation or a mutual fund corporation, nil. (revenu imposable au taux complet)

    general rate reduction percentage

    pourcentage de réduction du taux général

    general rate reduction percentage of a corporation for a taxation year is the total of

    • (a) that proportion of 7% that the number of days in the taxation year that are before 2008 is of the number of days in the taxation year,

    • (b) that proportion of 8.5% that the number of days in the taxation year that are in 2008 is of the number of days in the taxation year,

    • (c) that proportion of 9% that the number of days in the taxation year that are in 2009 is of the number of days in the taxation year,

    • (d) that proportion of 10% that the number of days in the taxation year that are in 2010 is of the number of days in the taxation year,

    • (e) that proportion of 11.5% that the number of days in the taxation year that are in 2011 is of the number of days in the taxation year, and

    • (f) that proportion of 13% that the number of days in the taxation year that are after 2011 is of the number of days in the taxation year. (pourcentage de réduction du taux général)

  • Marginal note:General deduction from tax

    (2) There may be deducted from a corporation’s tax otherwise payable under this Part for a taxation year the product obtained by multiplying the corporation’s general rate reduction percentage for the year by the corporation’s full rate taxable income for the year.

  • (3) [Repealed, 2003, c. 15, s. 78(5)]

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. 2001, c. 17, s. 112;
  • 2003, c. 15, s. 78, c. 28, s. 12;
  • 2006, c. 4, s. 73;
  • 2007, c. 2, s. 32, c. 29, s. 14, c. 35, s. 181;
  • 2013, c. 33, s. 12, c. 34, s. 261, c. 40, s. 54.
Marginal note:Tax on personal services business income

 There shall be added to the tax otherwise payable under this Part for each taxation year by a corporation an amount equal to 5% of the corporation’s taxable income for the year from a personal services business.

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. 2016, c. 7, s. 62.
Marginal note:Deduction from corporation tax
  •  (1) There may be deducted from the tax otherwise payable by a corporation under this Part for a taxation year an amount equal to 10% of the corporation’s taxable income earned in the year in a province.

  • Marginal note:Crown agents

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection 124(1), no deduction may be made under this section from the tax otherwise payable under this Part for a taxation year by a corporation in respect of any taxable income of the corporation for the year that is not, because of an Act of Parliament, subject to tax under this Part or by a prescribed federal Crown corporation that is an agent of Her Majesty.

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (4) In this section,

    province

    province

    province includes the Newfoundland offshore area and the Nova Scotia offshore area; (province)

    taxable income earned in the year in a province

    revenu imposable gagné au cours de l’année dans une province

    taxable income earned in the year in a province means the amount determined under rules prescribed for the purpose by regulations made on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance. (revenu imposable gagné au cours de l’année dans une province)

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. R.S., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.), s. 124;
  • 1994, c. 7, Sch. VIII, s. 62.
Marginal note:Small business deduction
  •  (1) There may be deducted from the tax otherwise payable under this Part for a taxation year by a corporation that was, throughout the taxation year, a Canadian-controlled private corporation, an amount equal to the corporation’s small business deduction rate for the taxation year multiplied by the least of

    • (a) the amount, if any, by which the total of

      • (i) the total of all amounts each of which is the amount of income of the corporation for the year from an active business carried on in Canada, other than an amount that is

        • (A) described in paragraph (a) of the description of A in the definition specified partnership income in subsection (7) for the year,

        • (B) described in subparagraph (a)(i) of the definition specified corporate income in subsection (7) for the year, or

        • (C) paid or payable to the corporation by another corporation with which it is associated, that is deemed by subsection 129(6) to be income for the year from an active business carried on by the corporation in circumstances where the associated corporation is not a Canadian-controlled private corporation or is a Canadian-controlled private corporation that has made an election under subsection 256(2) in respect of its taxation year in which the amount was paid or payable,

      • (ii) the specified partnership income of the corporation for the year, and

      • (ii.1) the specified corporate income of the corporation for the year

      exceeds the total of

      • (iii) the total of all amounts each of which is a loss of the corporation for the year from an active business carried on in Canada (other than a loss of the corporation for the year from a business carried on by it as a member of a partnership), and

      • (iv) the specified partnership loss of the corporation for the year,

    • (b) the amount, if any, by which the corporation’s taxable income for the year exceeds the total of

      • (i) 100/28 of the total of the amounts that would be deductible under subsection 126(1) from the tax for the year otherwise payable under this Part by it if those amounts were determined without reference to sections 123.3 and 123.4,

      • (ii) the amount determined by multiplying the total of the amounts that would be deductible under subsection 126(2) from the tax for the year otherwise payable under this Part by it, if those amounts were determined without reference to section 123.4, by the relevant factor for the year, and

      • (iii) the amount, if any, of the corporation’s taxable income for the year that is not, because of an Act of Parliament, subject to tax under this Part, and

    • (c) the corporation’s business limit for the year.

  • Marginal note:Small business deduction rate

    (1.1) For the purpose of subsection (1), a corporation’s small business deduction rate for a taxation year is the total of

    • (a) that proportion of 17% that the number of days in the taxation year that are in 2015 is of the number of days in the taxation year, and

    • (b) that proportion of 17.5% that the number of days in the taxation year that are after 2015 is of the number of days in the taxation year.

    • (c) to (e) [Repealed, 2016, c. 7, s. 34]

  • Marginal note:Business limit

    (2) For the purpose of this section, a corporation’s business limit for a taxation year is $500,000 unless the corporation is associated in the taxation year with one or more other Canadian-controlled private corporations, in which case, except as otherwise provided in this section, its business limit is nil.

  • Marginal note:Associated corporations

    (3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), if all the Canadian-controlled private corporations that are associated with each other in a taxation year file with the Minister in prescribed form an agreement that assigns for the purpose of this section a percentage to one or more of them for the year, the business limit for the year of each of the corporations is

    • (a) if the total of the percentages assigned in the agreement does not exceed 100%, $500,000 multiplied by the percentage assigned to that corporation in the agreement; and

    • (b) in any other case, nil.

  • Marginal note:Reduction — business limit

    (3.1) The business limit for the year of a corporation under subsection (2), (3) or (4) is reduced by the total of all amounts each of which is the portion, if any, of the business limit that the corporation assigns to another corporation under subsection (3.2).

  • Marginal note:Assignment

    (3.2) For the purpose of this section, a Canadian-controlled private corporation (in this subsection referred to as the first corporation) may assign all or any portion of its business limit under subsection (2), (3) or (4) for a taxation year of the first corporation to another Canadian-controlled private corporation (in this subsection referred to as the second corporation) for a taxation year of the second corporation if

    • (a) the second corporation has an amount of income, for its taxation year, referred to in subparagraph (a)(i) of the definition specified corporate income in subsection (7) from the provision of services or property directly to the first corporation;

    • (b) the first corporation’s taxation year ends in the second corporation’s taxation year;

    • (c) the amount assigned does not exceed the amount determined by the formula

      A − B

      where

      A
      is the amount of income referred to in paragraph (a), and
      B
      is the portion of the amount described in A that is deductible by the first corporation in respect of the amount of income referred to in clause (1)(a)(i)(A) or (B) for the year; and
    • (d) a prescribed form is filed with the Minister by

      • (i) the first corporation in its return of income for its taxation year, and

      • (ii) the second corporation in its return of income for its taxation year.

  • Marginal note:Failure to file agreement

    (4) If any of the Canadian-controlled private corporations that are associated with each other in a taxation year has failed to file with the Minister an agreement as contemplated by subsection (3) within 30 days after notice in writing by the Minister has been forwarded to any of them that such an agreement is required for the purpose of any assessment of tax under this Part, the Minister shall, for the purpose of this section, allocate an amount to one or more of them for the taxation year. The total amount so allocated must equal the least of the amounts that would, if none of the corporations were associated with any other corporation during the year and if this Act were read without reference to subsections (5) and (5.1), be the business limits of the corporations for the year.

  • Marginal note:Special rules for business limit

    (5) Notwithstanding subsections (2), (3) and (4),

    • (a) where a Canadian-controlled private corporation (in this paragraph referred to as the “first corporation”) has more than one taxation year ending in the same calendar year and it is associated in 2 or more of those taxation years with another Canadian-controlled private corporation that has a taxation year ending in that calendar year, the business limit of the first corporation for each taxation year ending in the calendar year in which it is associated with the other corporation that ends after the first such taxation year ending in that calendar year is, subject to the application of paragraph 125(5)(b), an amount equal to the lesser of

      • (i) its business limit determined under subsection 125(3) or 125(4) for the first such taxation year ending in the calendar year, and

      • (ii) its business limit determined under subsection 125(3) or 125(4) for the particular taxation year ending in the calendar year; and

    • (b) where a Canadian-controlled private corporation has a taxation year that is less than 51 weeks, its business limit for the year is that proportion of its business limit for the year determined without reference to this paragraph that the number of days in the year is of 365.

  • Marginal note:Business limit reduction

    (5.1) Notwithstanding subsections (2), (3), (4) and (5), a Canadian-controlled private corporation’s business limit for a particular taxation year ending in a calendar year is the amount, if any, by which its business limit otherwise determined for the particular year exceeds the amount determined by the formula

    A × (B/$11,250)

    where

    A
    is the amount that would, but for this subsection, be the corporation’s business limit for the particular year; and
    B
    is the amount determined by the formula

    0.225% × (D – $10 million)

    where

    D
    is
    • (a) if, in both the particular taxation year and the preceding taxation year, the corporation is not associated with any corporation, the taxable capital employed in Canada (within the meaning assigned by subsection 181.2(1) or 181.3(1) or section 181.4, as the case may be) of the corporation for the preceding taxation year,

    • (b) if, in the particular taxation year, the corporation is not associated with any corporation but was associated with one or more corporations in the preceding taxation year, the taxable capital employed in Canada (within the meaning assigned by subsection 181.2(1) or 181.3(1) or section 181.4, as the case may be) of the corporation for the particular taxation year, or

    • (c) if, in the particular taxation year, the corporation is associated with one or more particular corporations, the total of all amounts each of which is the taxable capital employed in Canada (within the meaning assigned by subsection 181.2(1) or 181.3(1) or section 181.4, as the case may be) of the corporation or of any of the particular corporations for its last taxation year that ended in the preceding calendar year.

  • Marginal note:Corporate partnerships

    (6) Where in a taxation year a corporation is a member of a particular partnership and in the year the corporation or a corporation with which it is associated in the year is a member of one or more other partnerships and it may reasonably be considered that one of the main reasons for the separate existence of the partnerships is to increase the amount of a deduction of any corporation under subsection 125(1), the specified partnership income of the corporation for the year shall, for the purposes of this section, be computed in respect of those partnerships as if all amounts each of which is the income of one of the partnerships for a fiscal period ending in the year from an active business carried on in Canada were nil except for the greatest of those amounts.

  • Marginal note:Corporation deemed member of partnership

    (6.1) For the purposes of this section, a corporation that is a member, or is deemed by this subsection to be a member, of a partnership that is a member of another partnership shall be deemed to be a member of the other partnership and the corporation’s share of the income of the other partnership for a fiscal period shall be deemed to be equal to the amount of that income to which the corporation was directly or indirectly entitled.

  • Marginal note:Specified partnership income deemed nil

    (6.2) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, where a corporation is a member of a partnership that was controlled, directly or indirectly in any manner whatever, by one or more non-resident persons, by one or more public corporations (other than a prescribed venture capital corporation) or by any combination thereof at any time in its fiscal period ending in a taxation year of the corporation, the income of the partnership for that fiscal period from an active business carried on in Canada shall, for the purposes of computing the specified partnership income of a corporation for the year, be deemed to be nil.

  • Marginal note:Partnership deemed to be controlled

    (6.3) For the purposes of subsection 125(6.2), a partnership shall be deemed to be controlled by one or more persons at any time if the total of the shares of that person or those persons of the income of the partnership from any source for the fiscal period of the partnership that includes that time exceeds 1/2 of the income of the partnership from that source for that period.

  • Marginal note:Definitions

    (7) In this section,

    active business carried on by a corporation

    active business carried on by a corporation means any business carried on by the corporation other than a specified investment business or a personal services business and includes an adventure or concern in the nature of trade; (entreprise exploitée activement)

    Canadian-controlled private corporation

    Canadian-controlled private corporation means a private corporation that is a Canadian corporation other than

    • (a) a corporation controlled, directly or indirectly in any manner whatever, by one or more non-resident persons, by one or more public corporations (other than a prescribed venture capital corporation), by one or more corporations described in paragraph (c), or by any combination of them,

    • (b) a corporation that would, if each share of the capital stock of a corporation that is owned by a non-resident person, by a public corporation (other than a prescribed venture capital corporation), or by a corporation described in paragraph (c) were owned by a particular person, be controlled by the particular person,

    • (c) a corporation a class of the shares of the capital stock of which is listed on a designated stock exchange, or

    • (d) in applying subsection (1), paragraphs 87(2)(vv) and (ww) (including, for greater certainty, in applying those paragraphs as provided under paragraph 88(1)(e.2)), the definitions excessive eligible dividend designation, general rate income pool and low rate income pool in subsection 89(1) and subsections 89(4) to (6), (8) to (10) and 249(3.1), a corporation that has made an election under subsection 89(11) and that has not revoked the election under subsection 89(12); (société privée sous contrôle canadien)

    designated member

    designated member, of a particular partnership in a taxation year, means a Canadian-controlled private corporation that provides (directly or indirectly, in any manner whatever) services or property to the particular partnership at any time in the corporation’s taxation year where, at any time in the year,

    • (a) the corporation is not a member of the particular partnership, and

    • (b) either

      • (i) one of its shareholders holds a direct or indirect interest in the particular partnership, or

      • (ii) if subparagraph (i) does not apply,

        • (A) the corporation does not deal at arm’s length with a person that holds a direct or indirect interest in the particular partnership, and

        • (B) it is not the case that all or substantially all of the corporation’s income for the year from an active business is from providing services or property to

          • (I) persons with which the corporation deals at arm’s length, or

          • (II) partnerships (other than the particular partnership) with which the corporation deals at arm’s length, other than a partnership in which a person that does not deal at arm’s length with the corporation holds a direct or indirect interest; (associé désigné)

    income of the corporation for the year from an active business

    income of the corporation for the year from an active business means the total of

    • (a) the corporation’s income for the year from an active business carried on by it including any income for the year pertaining to or incident to that business, other than income for the year from a source in Canada that is a property (within the meaning assigned by subsection 129(4)), and

    • (b) the amount, if any, included under subsection 12(10.2) in computing the corporation’s income for the year; (revenu de la société pour l’année provenant d’une entreprise exploitée activement)

    personal services business

    personal services business carried on by a corporation in a taxation year means a business of providing services where

    • (a) an individual who performs services on behalf of the corporation (in this definition and paragraph 18(1)(p) referred to as an “incorporated employee”), or

    • (b) any person related to the incorporated employee

    is a specified shareholder of the corporation and the incorporated employee would reasonably be regarded as an officer or employee of the person or partnership to whom or to which the services were provided but for the existence of the corporation, unless

    • (c) the corporation employs in the business throughout the year more than five full-time employees, or

    • (d) the amount paid or payable to the corporation in the year for the services is received or receivable by it from a corporation with which it was associated in the year; (entreprise de prestation de services personnels)

    specified corporate income,

    specified corporate income, of a corporation for a taxation year, means the lesser of

    • (a) the lesser of

      • (i) the total of all amounts each of which is income from an active business of the corporation for the year from the provision of services or property to a private corporation (directly or indirectly, in any manner whatever) if

        • (A) at any time in the year, the corporation (or one of its shareholders) or a person who does not deal at arm’s length with the corporation (or one of its shareholders) holds a direct or indirect interest in the private corporation, and

        • (B) it is not the case that all or substantially all of the corporation’s income for the year from an active business is from the provision of services or property to

          • (I) persons (other than the private corporation) with which the corporation deals at arm’s length, or

          • (II) partnerships with which the corporation deals at arm’s length, other than a partnership in which a person that does not deal at arm’s length with the corporation holds a direct or indirect interest, and

      • (ii) the total of all amounts each of which is the portion, if any, of the business limit of a private corporation described in subparagraph (i) for a taxation year that the private corporation assigns to the corporation under subsection (3.2), and

    • (b) an amount that the Minister determines to be reasonable in the circumstances; (revenu de société déterminé)

    specified investment business

    specified investment business, carried on by a corporation in a taxation year, means a business (other than a business carried on by a credit union or a business of leasing property other than real or immovable property) the principal purpose of which is to derive income (including interest, dividends, rents and royalties) from property but, except where the corporation was a prescribed labour-sponsored venture capital corporation at any time in the year, does not include a business carried on by the corporation in the year where

    • (a) the corporation employs in the business throughout the year more than 5 full-time employees, or

    • (b) any other corporation associated with the corporation provides, in the course of carrying on an active business, managerial, administrative, financial, maintenance or other similar services to the corporation in the year and the corporation could reasonably be expected to require more than 5 full-time employees if those services had not been provided; (entreprise de placement déterminée)

    specified partnership business limit,

    specified partnership business limit, of a person for a taxation year, at any particular time, means the amount determined by the formula

    (K/L) × M – T

    where

    K
    is the total of all amounts each of which is the person’s share of the income (determined in accordance with Subdivision J of Division B) of a partnership of which the person was a member for a fiscal period ending in the year from an active business carried on in Canada,
    L
    is the total of all amounts each of which is the income of the partnership for a fiscal period referred to in paragraph (a) of the description of A in the definition specified partnership income in this subsection from an active business carried on in Canada,
    M
    is the lesser of
    • (a) the amount of the business limit indicated in subsection (2) for a corporation that is not associated in a taxation year with one or more other Canadian-controlled private corporations, and

    • (b) the product obtained by the formula

      (Q/R) × S

      where

      Q
      is the amount referred to in paragraph (a),
      R
      is 365, and
      S
      is the total of all amounts each of which is the number of days in a fiscal period of the partnership that ends in the year, and
    T
    is the total of all amounts each of which is an amount, if any, that the person assigns under subsection (8); (plafond des affaires de société de personnes déterminé)
    specified partnership income

    specified partnership income of a corporation for a taxation year means the amount determined by the formula

    A + B

    where

    A
    is the total of all amounts each of which is an amount in respect of a partnership of which the corporation was a member, or a designated member, in the year equal to the least of
    • (a) the total of all amounts each of which is an amount in respect of an active business carried on in Canada by the corporation as a member, or a designated member, of the partnership determined by the formula

      G – H

      where

      G
      is the total of all amounts each of which is
      • (i) the corporation’s share of the income (determined in accordance with Subdivision J of Division B) of the partnership for a fiscal period of the business that ends in the year,

      • (ii) income of the corporation for the year from the provision (directly or indirectly, in any manner whatever) of services or property to the partnership, or

      • (iii) an amount included in the corporation’s income for the year in respect of the business under any of subsections 34.2(2), (3) and (12), and

      H
      is the total of all amounts deducted in computing the corporation’s income for the year from the business (other than amounts that were deducted in computing the income of the partnership from the business or the income of the corporation described under subparagraph (ii) of the description of G) or in respect of the business under subsection 34.2(4) or (11),
    • (b) an amount equal to

      • (i) if the corporation was a member of the partnership, the corporation’s specified partnership business limit for the year, and

      • (ii) if the corporation was a designated member of the partnership, the total of all amounts assigned to it under subsection (8) for the year and, where no such amounts have been assigned, nil, and

    • (c) nil, if

      • (i) the corporation is a member, or a designated member, of the partnership (including indirectly through one or more other partnerships) in the year, and

      • (ii) the partnership provides services or property to either

        • (A) a private corporation (directly or indirectly in any manner whatever) in the year, if

          • (I) the corporation (or one of its shareholders) or a person who does not deal at arm’s length with the corporation (or one of its shareholders) holds a direct or indirect interest in the private corporation, and

          • (II) it is not the case that all or substantially all of the partnership’s income for the year from an active business is from the provision of services or property to

            • 1 persons (other than the private corporation) that deal at arm’s length with the partnership and each person that holds a direct or indirect interest in the partnership, or

            • 2 partnerships with which the partnership deals at arm’s length, other than a partnership in which a person that does not deal at arm’s length with the corporation holds a direct or indirect interest, or

        • (B) a particular partnership (directly or indirectly in any manner whatever) in the year, if

          • (I) the corporation (or one of its shareholders) does not deal at arm’s length with the particular partnership or a person that holds a direct or indirect interest in the particular partnership, and

          • (II) it is not the case that all or substantially all of the partnership’s income for the year from an active business is from the provision of services or property to

            • 1 persons that deal at arm’s length with the partnership and each person that holds a direct or indirect interest in the partnership, or

            • 2 partnerships (other than the particular partnership) with which the partnership deals at arm’s length, other than a partnership in which a person that does not deal at arm’s length with the corporation holds a direct or indirect interest, and

    B
    is the lesser of
    • (a) the total of the amounts determined in respect of the corporation for the year under subparagraphs 125(1)(a)(iii) and 125(1)(a)(iv), and

    • (b) the total of all amounts each of which is an amount in respect of a partnership of which the corporation was a member, or a designated member, in the year equal to the amount determined by the formula

      N – O

      where

      N
      is the amount determined in respect of the partnership for the year under paragraph (a) of the description of A, and
      O
      is the amount determined in respect of the partnership for the year
      • (i) if the corporation was a member of the partnership, under subparagraph (b)(i) of the description of A, and

      • (ii) if the corporation was a designated member of the partnership, under subparagraph (b)(ii) of the description of A; (revenu de société de personnes déterminé)

    specified partnership loss

    specified partnership loss of a corporation for a taxation year means the total of all amounts each of which is an amount in respect of a partnership of which the corporation was a member in the year determined by the formula

    A + B

    where

    A
    is the total of all amounts each of which is the corporation’s share of the loss (determined in accordance with subdivision j of Division B) of the partnership for a fiscal period ending in the year from an active business carried on in Canada by the corporation as a member of the partnership, and
    B
    is the total of all amounts each of which is an amount determined by the formula

    G - H

    where

    G
    is the amount determined for H in the definition specified partnership income in this subsection for the year in respect of the corporation’s income from an active business carried on in Canada by the corporation as a member of the partnership, and
    H
    is the amount determined for G in the definition specified partnership income in this subsection for the year in respect of the corporation’s share of the income from the business. (perte de société de personnes déterminée)
  • Marginal note:Assignment — specified partnership business limit

    (8) For the purpose of the definition specified partnership income in subsection (7), a person that is a member of a partnership in a taxation year may assign to a designated member of the partnership — for a taxation year of the designated member — all or any portion of the person’s specified partnership business limit (determined without reference to this assignment) in respect of the person’s taxation year if

    • (a) the person is described in paragraph (b) of the definition designated member in subsection (7) in respect of the designated member in the designated member’s taxation year;

    • (b) the specified partnership business limit of the person is in respect of a fiscal period of the partnership that ends in the designated member’s taxation year; and

    • (c) a prescribed form is filed with the Minister by

      • (i) the designated member in its return of income for the designated member’s taxation year, and

      • (ii) the person in its return of income for the person’s taxation year.

  • Marginal note:Anti-avoidance

    (9) If a corporation provides services or property to a person or partnership that holds a direct or indirect interest in a particular partnership or corporation and one of the reasons for the provision of the services or property to the person or partnership, instead of to the particular partnership or corporation, is to avoid the application of subparagraph (1)(a)(ii) or (ii.1) in respect of the income from the provision of the services or property, no amount in respect of the corporation’s income from the provision of the services or property is to be included in the total amount determined under paragraph (1)(a).

  • Marginal note:Computational rule — specified corporate income

    (10) For the purpose of determining an amount for a taxation year in respect of a corporation under clause (1)(a)(i)(B) or subparagraph (1)(a)(ii.1), an amount of income is to be excluded if the amount is

    • (a) income from an active business of the corporation for the year from the provision of services or property to another corporation with which the corporation is associated (in this subsection referred to as the associated corporation); and

    • (b) not deductible by the associated corporation for its taxation year in respect of an amount included in the income of the associated corporation that is

      • (i) referred to in any of clauses (1)(a)(i)(A) to (C), or

      • (ii) reasonable to consider as being attributable to or derived from an amount referred to in clause (1)(a)(i)(C).

  • NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text;
  • see relevant amending Acts. R.S., 1985, c. 1 (5th Supp.), s. 125;
  • 1994, c. 7, Sch. II, s. 100, Sch. VIII, s. 63;
  • 1995, c. 3, s. 35;
  • 1996, c. 21, s. 26;
  • 1998, c. 19, s. 145;
  • 2001, c. 17, s. 113;
  • 2003, c. 15, s. 79;
  • 2007, c. 2, ss. 33, 49, c. 35, ss. 68, 182;
  • 2009, c. 2, s. 39;
  • 2013, c. 34, ss. 126, 262, c. 40, s. 55;
  • 2015, c. 36, s. 11;
  • 2016, c. 7, s. 34, c. 12, s. 44.
 
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