Resources & Articles

Year: 2017


Client Spotlight: Mike Taylor – Business Owner and Touring MusicianOctober 13th, 2017

Mike Taylor has two passions:  business and music.  While he didn’t start by making music his lifelong business, he has been able to find time...
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VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM: Proposed TighteningOctober 10th, 2017

The Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) provides taxpayers (individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, etc.) the opportunity to fix incorrect or incomplete previously filed tax returns (or returns...
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Cross-Border Child Support and Spousal Support ImplicationsOctober 5th, 2017

For the majority of Canadian couples that separate, both parties continue to live in Canada and have reasonably predictable incomes.  Determining income for support in...
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Open Letter to the Department of FinanceSeptember 28th, 2017

On September 15, 2017, DJB submitted a letter to the Department of Finance Canada in response to the July 18, 2017 release on the proposals to changes...
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How Does GST/HST Apply When Purchasing a Business?September 26th, 2017

When you are purchasing a business in a share deal, the GST/HST implications can be fairly straight forward, in that the purchase of shares of...
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Don’t be victim to scammers posing as the CRASeptember 21st, 2017

Fraudsters are thinking up new scams all the time, but you can protect yourself by knowing what to look for. What the CRA will and...
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ELECTRONIC T4 SLIPS: Now More Widely AvailableSeptember 15th, 2017

Canada Revenue Agency has provided commentary on its website to discuss recent changes to allow the electronic distribution of T4 slips. In the past, an...
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RETIREMENT INCOME CALCULATOR: Ensure you are Financially ReadySeptember 8th, 2017

The Canadian Retirement Income Calculator provided by the Government of Canada estimates retirement income generated through a number of programs such as the Canada Pension...
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GST/HST Implications for Condo FlippingAugust 31st, 2017

Condo flipping is becoming more common with the recent housing market appreciation rates. Some purchasers of condos are looking to capitalize on these appreciating rates...
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Mediate…Don’t Litigate!August 22nd, 2017

I’ve been involved in litigation support on matrimonial files and other disputes for years, and I have come to one absolute conclusion…the vast majority of...
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