Resources & Articles

Year: 2017


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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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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How Does GST/HST Apply when Exporting Tangible Goods from Canada?November 2nd, 2017

As Canadian companies continue to look for customers in other parts of the world, they must ensure that they take into consideration that Canada’s GST/HST...
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Trump’s Proposed Framework Offers Big Changes to Combat “Broken Tax Code”October 30th, 2017

On September 27, 2017, the Trump Administration and Congressional Republican leaders released a document called a “unified framework for fixing our broken tax code”.  The...
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PROFESSIONALS’ WORK IN PROGRESS EXCLUSION: Changes are ComingOctober 26th, 2017

In the past, taxpayers in certain designated professions (i.e., accountants, dentists, lawyers, medical doctors, veterinarians and chiropractors) may have elected to exclude the value of...
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