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Income Tax Act

Version of section 34 from 2004-08-31 to 2017-12-13:

Marginal note:Professional business

 In computing the income of a taxpayer for a taxation year from a business that is the professional practice of an accountant, dentist, lawyer, medical doctor, veterinarian or chiropractor, the following rules apply:

  • (a) where the taxpayer so elects in the taxpayer’s return of income under this Part for the year, there shall not be included any amount in respect of work in progress at the end of the year; and

  • (b) where the taxpayer has made an election under this section, paragraph 34(a) shall apply in computing the taxpayer’s income from the business for all subsequent taxation years unless the taxpayer, with the concurrence of the Minister and on such terms and conditions as are specified by the Minister, revokes the election to have that paragraph apply.

  • [NOTE: Application provisions are not included in the consolidated text
  • see relevant amending Acts and regulations.]
  • 1970-71-72, c. 63, s. 1“34”
  • 1973-74, c. 14, s. 8
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 140, s. 16
  • 1985, c. 45, s. 13

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