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

Assented to 2013-06-26

 Paragraph (b) of the definition “mining property” in subsection 35(2) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (b) real property or an immovable in Canada (other than depreciable property) the principal value of which depends on its mineral resource content;

 Paragraph (h) of the definition “flow-through entity” in subsection 39.1(1) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (h) a trust maintained primarily for the benefit of employees of a corporation or two or more corporations that do not deal at arm’s length with each other, where one of the main purposes of the trust is to hold interests in, or for civil law rights in, shares of the capital stock of the corporation or corporations, as the case may be, or any corporation not dealing at arm’s length therewith,

 Subparagraph (i) of the description of D in paragraph 40(2)(b) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (i) if the acquisition date is before February 23, 1994 and the taxpayer or the taxpayer’s spouse or common-law partner elected under subsection 110.6(19) in respect of the property or an interest, or for civil law a right, therein that was owned, immediately before the disposition, by the taxpayer, 4/3 of the lesser of

    • (A) the total of all amounts each of which is the taxable capital gain of the taxpayer or of their spouse or common-law partner that would have resulted from an election by the taxpayer or spouse or common-law partner under subsection 110.6(19) in respect of the property or the interest or right if

      • (I) this Act were read without reference to subsection 110.6(20), and

      • (II) the amount designated in the election were equal to the amount, if any, by which the fair market value of the property or the interest or right at the end of February 22, 1994 exceeds the amount determined by the formula

        E – 1.1F

        where

        E 
        is the amount designated in the election that was made in respect of the property or the interest or right, and
        F 
        is the fair market value of the property or the interest or right at the end of February 22, 1994, and
    • (B) the total of all amounts each of which is the taxable capital gain of the taxpayer or of their spouse or common-law partner that would have resulted from an election that was made under subsection 110.6(19) in respect of the property or the interest or right if the property were the principal residence of neither the taxpayer nor the spouse or common-law partner for each particular taxation year unless the property was designated, in a return of income for the taxation year that includes February 22, 1994 or for a preceding taxation year, to be the principal residence of either of them for the particular taxation year, and

 The portion of paragraph 43.1(2)(b) of the French version of the Act before subparagraph (i) is replaced by the following:

  • b) lorsque la personne qui détient un domaine résiduel sur le bien réel immédiatement avant le décès du particulier a un lien de dépendance avec le détenteur du domaine viager, le moins élevé des montants ci-après est ajouté, après ce décès, au calcul du prix de base rajusté du bien pour cette personne :

 The portion of subsection 44(6) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

  • Marginal note:Deemed proceeds of disposition

    (6) If a taxpayer has disposed of property that was a former business property and was in part a building and in part the land (or an interest, or for civil law a right, therein) subjacent to, or immediately contiguous to and necessary for the use of, the building, for the purposes of this subdivision, the amount if any, by which

 Paragraphs 44.1(10)(c) and (d) of the Act are replaced by the following:

  • (c) a corporation the principal business of which is the leasing, rental, development or sale, or any combination of those activities, of real or immovable property owned by it; or

  • (d) a corporation more than 50% of the fair market value of the property of which (net of debts incurred to acquire the property) is attributable to real or immovable property.

  •  (1) Paragraph 53(1)(o) of the French version of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • o) lorsque le bien est un bien réel du contribuable, tout montant à ajouter, en application de l’alinéa 43.1(2)b), dans le calcul du prix de base rajusté du bien pour le contribuable;

  • (2) The portion of paragraph 53(2)(e) of the Act before subparagraph (i) is replaced by the following:

    • (e) if the property is a share, or an interest in or a right to — or, for civil law, a right in or to — a share, of the capital stock of a corporation acquired before August 1976, an amount equal to any expense incurred by the taxpayer in consideration therefor, to the extent that the expense was, by virtue of

 The portion of the definition “listed personal property” in section 54 of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

“listed personal property”

« biens meubles déterminés »

“listed personal property” of a taxpayer means the taxpayer’s personal-use property that is all or any portion of, or any interest in or right to — or, for civil law, any right in or to — any

 The portion of the description of A in subsection 56.1(2) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

A 
is the total of all amounts each of which is an amount (other than an amount that is otherwise a support amount) that became payable by a person in a taxation year, under an order of a competent tribunal or under a written agreement, in respect of an expense (other than an expenditure in respect of a self-contained domestic establishment in which the person resides or an expenditure for the acquisition of tangible property, or for civil law corporeal property, that is not an expenditure on account of a medical or education expense or in respect of the acquisition, improvement or maintenance of a self-contained domestic establishment in which the taxpayer described in paragraph (a) or (b) resides) incurred in the year or the preceding taxation year for the maintenance of a taxpayer, children in the taxpayer’s custody or both the taxpayer and those children, if the taxpayer is

 The portion of the description of A in subsection 60.1(2) of the Act before paragraph (a) is replaced by the following:

A 
is the total of all amounts each of which is an amount (other than an amount that is otherwise a support amount) that became payable by a taxpayer in a taxation year, under an order of a competent tribunal or under a written agreement, in respect of an expense (other than an expenditure in respect of a self-contained domestic establishment in which the taxpayer resides or an expenditure for the acquisition of tangible property, or for civil law corporeal property, that is not an expenditure on account of a medical or education expense or in respect of the acquisition, improvement or maintenance of a self-contained domestic establishment in which the person described in paragraph (a) or (b) resides) incurred in the year or the preceding taxation year for the maintenance of a person, children in the person’s custody or both the person and those children, if the person is

 Subparagraph 65(2)(a)(i) of the Act is replaced by the following:

  • (i) natural accumulations of petroleum or natural gas, oil or gas wells or mineral resources in which the taxpayer has any interest or, for civil law, right, or

 Paragraphs 66(12.1)(a) and (b) of the Act are replaced by the following:

  • (a) if as a result of a transaction occurring after May 6, 1974 an amount has become receivable by a taxpayer at a particular time in a taxation year and the consideration given by the taxpayer therefor was property (other than a share or a Canadian resource property, or an interest in or a right to — or, for civil law, a right in or to — the share or the property) or services, the original cost of which to the taxpayer may reasonably be regarded as having been primarily Canadian exploration and development expenses of the taxpayer (or would have been so regarded if they had been incurred by the taxpayer after 1971 and before May 7, 1974) or a Canadian exploration expense, there shall at that time be included in the amount determined for G in the definition “cumulative Canadian exploration expense” in subsection 66.1(6) in respect of the taxpayer the amount that became receivable by the taxpayer at that time; and

  • (b) if as a result of a transaction occurring after May 6, 1974 an amount has become receivable by a taxpayer at a particular time in a taxation year and the consideration given by the taxpayer therefor was property (other than a share or a Canadian resource property, or an interest in or a right to — or, for civil law, a right in or to — the share or the property) or services, the original cost of which to the taxpayer may reasonably be regarded as having been primarily a Canadian development expense, there shall at that time be included in the amount determined for G in the definition “cumulative Canadian development expense” in subsection 66.2(5) in respect of the taxpayer the amount that became receivable by the taxpayer at that time.

  •  (1) Paragraph (i) of the definition “Canadian exploration expense” in subsection 66.1(6) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (i) any expense referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (g) incurred by the taxpayer pursuant to an agreement in writing with a corporation, entered into before 1987, under which the taxpayer incurred the expense solely as consideration for shares, other than prescribed shares, of the capital stock of the corporation issued to the taxpayer or any interest in or right to — or, for civil law, any right in or to — such shares,

  • (2) Paragraph (j) of the definition “Canadian exploration expense” in subsection 66.1(6) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (j) any consideration given by the taxpayer for any share or any interest in or right to — or, for civil law, any right in or to — a share, except as provided by paragraph (i),

  •  (1) Clause 66.2(2)(b)(ii)(A) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (A) an amount included in the taxpayer’s income for the year by virtue of a disposition in the year of inventory described in section 66.3 that was a share or any interest in or right to — or, for civil law, any right in or to — a share, acquired by the taxpayer under circumstances described in paragraph (g) of the definition “Canadian development expense” in subsection (5) or paragraph (i) of the definition “Canadian exploration expense” in subsection 66.1(6), or

  • (2) Paragraph (g) of the definition “Canadian development expense” in subsection 66.2(5) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (g) any cost or expense referred to in any of paragraphs (a) to (e) incurred by the taxpayer pursuant to an agreement in writing with a corporation, entered into before 1987, under which the taxpayer incurred the cost or expense solely as consideration for shares, other than prescribed shares, of the capital stock of the corporation issued to the taxpayer or any interest in or right to — or, for civil law, any right in or to — such shares,

  • (3) Paragraph (h) of the definition “Canadian development expense” in subsection 66.2(5) of the Act is replaced by the following:

    • (h) any consideration given by the taxpayer for any share or any interest in or right to — or, for civil law, any right in or to — a share, except as provided by paragraph (g),

 
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