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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Personal Real Estate Corporations: Advantages Vs. DisadvantagesDecember 18th, 2019

Many real estate agents are anxiously watching the status of Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019.  At the time of writing, this...
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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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The Real Economy, Canada Vol. 4December 16th, 2019

We’re excited to share Volume 4 of The Real Economy, Canada, as we close off 2019. The Real Economy, Canada, is a quarterly publication dedicated...
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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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We Understand the Unique Business Needs of Not-for-Profit OrganizationsNovember 27th, 2019

Not-for-Profit organizations are unique businesses and we understand that. We know the specific challenges you face, as many of our DJB advisors are board members...
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