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Halsbury's Laws of Canada – Taxation (General) (2016 Reissue) / Technology and Internet (2016 Reissue)

Taxation provides a clear overview of the intricate web of taxation statutes and tax laws in Canada while Technology and Internet identifies and explains the facets of the Canadian legal system which have been affected by computers, the internet and other information technology.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433490692

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Tara Piurko, B.A. (Hons.), M.PL., LL.B. & Ron Maddock, LL.B.

In almost every corner of our society, taxation is inescapable. A broad legal framework for tax law is evident in every level of government, whether it be municipal taxes on real property, provincial taxes on commodities such as fuel and alcohol, or federal payroll deductions.

Halsbury’s Taxation (General) (2016 Reissue) provides a clear and succinct overview of this intricate web of taxation statutes in Canada, other than GST and income tax, which are dealt with in separate Halsbury’s titles. Topics covered in this title include:

  • Property assessment
    • Exceptions and exemptions
    • Classes and subclasses of property
    • Valuation
    • Assessment roll
    • Assessment notices
    • Supplementary assessments
    • Equalized assessments
    • Appeals
  • Property and school taxes
    • By-laws and rates
    • Exemptions
    • School taxes
    • Administration
    • Collection of tax arrears
  • Air travellers security charge
  • Payroll deductions
  • Commodity taxes
    • Tobacco taxes
    • Alcohol taxes
    • Fuel taxes
  • Corporation capital tax
  • Insurance premiums
  • Payroll tax
  • Pari-mutuel betting
  • Tourism


Dr. Sunny Handa, B. Comm., LL.B., LL.M., D.C.L.

As pervasive as the internet and other information technology has become in everyday life, so too has it changed the law in a plethora of different fields – from e-commerce and intellectual property issues to civil and criminal wrongdoing. Computers have also revolutionized the judicial process, through such means as electronic discovery and electronic filing.

Halsbury’s Technology and Internet (2016 Reissue) concisely identifies and explains the many facets of the Canadian legal system which have been affected by computers, the internet and other information technology. Topics covered in this valuable title include:

  • Electronic signatures and payments
  • Technology and privacy rights
  • Marketing, solicitation and advertising
  • Electronic transactions
  • Internet contracts and sales agreements
    • Disclosure
    • Amendment or cancellation of agreement
  • Copyright
    • Bundle of rights
    • Websites
    • Computer programs
    • ISP liability
  • Patents, trade secrets and industrial designs
  • Trade-marks and passing off
  • Torts
    • Defamation
    • Invasion of privacy
    • Passing off
  • Criminal offences
    • Publication of intimate images
    • Internet luring
    • Obscenity and child pornography
    • Making sexually explicit material available
    • Sexual offence agreement or arrangement
    • Hate propaganda
    • Harassment and threats
    • Identity theft and fraud
    • Defamatory libel
    • Computer hacking
  • Discovery, production and disclosure
  • Electronic evidence and filing

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Table of contents

I. Municipal Taxation, Levies and Fees
II. Miscellaneous Federal Taxes and Payroll Deductions
III. Miscellaneous Provincial Statutes

I. Introduction
II. Electronic Documents, Signatures and Payments
III. Protection of Electronic Personal Information and Privacy
IV. Commercial Activity Online
V. Intellectual Property
VI. Improper Use of Technology (Civil and Criminal)
VII. Technology and the Judicial System