Resources & Articles

Year: 2018


Meet the Lead of Our Healthcare Professionals Sector Services: Andrew JubenvilleOctober 12th, 2018

Andrew currently works out of DJB’s Hamilton office where he provides accounting, assurance, taxation, and consulting services to a variety of owner-operated businesses and not-for-profit...
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Business Spotlight: Business ValuationsOctober 11th, 2018

DJB’s Business Valuation practice can help business owners gain a greater appreciation of the value of their business.  Whether for sale, tax planning or any...
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Inflation and Present Value Discounting in Economic Loss CalculationsOctober 4th, 2018

We are often asked how we account for inflation and present value discounting in the calculation of future economic losses. To answer this we must...
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PERSONAL USE OF BUSINESS AIRCRAFT: How Big of a Taxable Benefit Is It?September 13th, 2018

A CRA communication dated March 7, 2018 provided updated commentary on taxable benefits arising from the personal use of a business aircraft. CRA categorized the...
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REASONABLE AUTOMOBILE ALLOWANCES: GST/HST ClaimAugust 28th, 2018

A travel allowance paid to an employee for the use of their personal vehicle for business purposes will be non-taxable if it is reasonable. Where...
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Advice for Dealing with Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum ProductsAugust 23rd, 2018

Tariffs between the USA and Canada on steel and aluminum products are creating uncertainty in the construction industry.  There are concerns around shortages of material...
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CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES: Reporting Obligations for SubcontractorsAugust 16th, 2018

A July 17, 2017 Technical Interpretation examined the conditions which would require the filing of a T5018, Statement of Contract Payments. Where a person or...
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In Case of Injury or Illness at Work Poster – Recent ChangesAugust 2nd, 2018

Recent changes have been made to the In Case of Injury or Illness at Work poster. Make sure you’re up to date!  Contact one of...
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CRA MOBILE PHONE APPS: Tools for Individuals and BusinessesJuly 31st, 2018

CRA provides a number of mobile phone apps that taxpayers (individuals, corporations, etc.) can use to assist with their tax obligations. CRA BizApp – An...
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Estate Planning – Don’t Forget About the Tax Clearance Certificate!July 26th, 2018

If you are an executor of an estate, one of the last questions that you will need to consider is applying for a Tax Clearance...
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