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Construction


On-Demand Construction Webcast SeriesApril 8th, 2021

The construction industry faces a number of unique issues and uncertainties as the pandemic continues.  Many firms are experiencing pressure to adapt to this new...
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GST/HST with Early Payment Discounts and Late Payment PenaltiesMarch 22nd, 2021

As an incentive to improve cash flow, many companies offer early payment discounts to their customers, such as 2/10 net 30 terms (i.e. two percent...
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GST/HST When Constructing a Residential ComplexFebruary 24th, 2021

The Excise Tax Act (The Act) contains a number of self-supply rules that pertain when a person builds a ‘residential complex’ for the purpose of...
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Taxable Benefits in the Construction IndustryJanuary 27th, 2021

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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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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