Resources & Articles

Year: 2019


TRUSTS FOR DISABLED BENEFICIARIES: Good News!December 20th, 2019

One common planning technique for disabled individuals involves the use of a trust under which the trustees possess ultimate discretion over any distributions to be...
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The 7 Most Common HST Audit IssuesDecember 17th, 2019

We have a specialized team at DJB that specializes in Commodity Tax.  GST/HST can be complex and confusing if not dealt with by a knowledgeable...
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Meet the Lead of Our Manufacturing & Distribution Sector Services: Gary KornyaDecember 13th, 2019

Gary is the acting Chair of the Firm’s Executive Committee.  In this role, he helps to set and shape the strategic direction of the Firm, along with...
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PROTECTING YOUR TAX INFORMATION: Comments from CRADecember 12th, 2019

CRA released a Tax Tip (Protecting your personal information) on August 6, 2019 which provided various suggestions to safeguard tax information, including the following: Signing...
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EMPLOYMENT EXPENSES: Commuting?December 10th, 2019

In an August 15, 2019 Tax Court of Canada case, at issue was the deductibility of a number of employment expenses (primarily travel, lodging and...
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Demolition Costs in the Real Estate Sector: Tax ConsequencesNovember 29th, 2019

In the 2019 Federal Budget, the government has heightened focus on tax compliance in the real estate sector. It is crucial that careful adherence to...
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UNCLAIMED BANK DEPOSITS OR PROPERTY: Could Christmas Come Early?November 28th, 2019

Unclaimed property refers to accounts at banks, financial institutions, and other organizations where there has been no activity generated or contact with the owner for...
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Maximizing Business ValueNovember 26th, 2019

We are often asked “How can I maximize the value of my business?” This can be of particular concern to a business owner who is...
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Meet the Lead of Our Human Resources Advisory Services: Christina AtkinsonNovember 22nd, 2019

Christina Atkinson is a Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) with over 23 years of senior HR and leadership experience. She holds a Master of Arts...
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U.S. Federal Tax Consequences for Canadian Businesses with US OperationsNovember 21st, 2019

Background Canadian businesses continue to extend their reach into the U.S. for numerous reasons; some of which include proximity, lower corporate tax rates as a...
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