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Construction


Commercial Insurance and COVID-19January 11th, 2021

During this time many businesses have been forced to close, and those that have not are facing a new unexpected operating environment. The businesses that...
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Could COVID-19 Have an Affect on Your Automobile Benefits?January 6th, 2021

Originally published in Business Fleet Magazine. If you drive a vehicle that is owned or leased by your employer, you will have a tax liability...
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Our Summary of the Key Changes to the Construction Lien ActNovember 4th, 2020

The Construction Lien Act was first introduced in 1983, in an effort to protect contractors and suppliers and regulate how payments are made, to help...
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REAL ESTATE PROJECTS: Watch Out!October 6th, 2020

General CRA activity Over the last few years, CRA has focused on purchases and sales within the real estate sector. They are reviewing transactions for...
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Personal Real Estate Corporations: What You Need to KnowOctober 6th, 2020

Many real estate agents watched the progress of Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020 (TRESA).  Early in 2020, this Bill made its...
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Construction Companies: Growing Operations with TechnologyOctober 2nd, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has expedited significant digital transformation across many industries, including construction. Leveraging the right technologies (both on and off the jobsite) can help...
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TEMPORARY LAY-OFFS: Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) PlansSeptember 8th, 2020

The purpose of a SUB plan is to allow an employer to make supplemental payments to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, without eroding those EI benefits....
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Non-resident Selling Canadian Real EstateSeptember 2nd, 2020

In my last article, I wrote about the Canadian tax laws and issues that a non-resident of Canada needs to consider when receiving rental income...
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Work in Process (WIP) Valuation StrategiesAugust 26th, 2020

In many industries – and especially in construction – the method by which a company chooses to value its work in process and consequently recognize...
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CERB Transitions to EI and Government Announces Three New Benefit ProgramsAugust 24th, 2020

New benefits are being announced and Employment Insurance (EI) is being revamped; here’s what you need to know.  On August 20, 2020, the Federal Government...
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