• Choosing the taxation method

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    The deemed rate of return method is applied to your interest in an FLP unless you elect to use the cash surrender value method. [subsections 536(1) & (2)]

    If you elect to use the cash surrender value method, you must also elect to use a notional accounting period for the FLP that coincides with the period for which the cash surrender values are available. [section 487 and subsection 536(3)]

    An election to apply the cash surrender value method is irrevocable. [subsections 487(3) and 536(5)]

    Last modified: 27 May 2005QC 17512