Resources & Articles

Year: 2017


NON-COMPLIANT GST/HST REGISTRANTS: Impact on Tax Refunds or CreditsDecember 21st, 2017

In a recent release (Excise and GST/HST News No. 102), CRA reminded taxpayers that they may place a non-compliance hold on a taxpayer’s account if...
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Tax Update: Income Sprinkling (TOSI)December 18th, 2017

On December 13, 2017, the Department of Finance released revised draft legislative proposals on income sprinkling.  These updated the original proposals released in July 2017...
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DYING WITHOUT A WILL: Who Can Manage the Deceased’s Tax Affairs?December 12th, 2017

Where a family member of a deceased individual would like to be recognized by CRA as the person or persons who will manage the tax...
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Year-End Tax Planning 2017December 6th, 2017

December 31, 2017 is fast approaching… see newsletter for a list of tax planning considerations. Please contact us for further details or to discuss whether these...
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Our Summary of the Bill 148 Changes by Compliance DateNovember 30th, 2017

Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, also known as Bill 148, received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017.  Certain amendments will come into force...
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Taxable Benefits in the Construction IndustryNovember 28th, 2017

If you provide benefits to an employee (or officer or shareholder), then you may need to include the value of the benefit in the employee’s...
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What is Collaborative Law?November 23rd, 2017

Collaborative law is a non-adversarial approach to helping couples through the process of separation and divorce.  At its core are two separating parties willing to...
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We Provide Valuable Advice to a Wide Variety of Agri-businessesNovember 16th, 2017

DJB’s professionals are experienced in a wide variety of agricultural businesses. Our team of professionals provides experienced leadership in the agribusiness field offering specialized solutions...
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Tax Planning Using Private Corporations – An UpdateNovember 14th, 2017

On July 18, 2017, the Minister of Finance released a consultation document announcing the government’s intention to limit certain tax planning transactions undertaken by shareholders...
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Alcohol and Holiday Parties: Know Your LimitsNovember 10th, 2017

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s a good time to consider the steps you can take to ensure that your employees are...
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