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Construction


PROVIDING SUPPLIES TO YOUR CONTRACTORS: GST/HST IssuesDecember 2nd, 2021

In a July 29, 2021, Tax Court of Canada case, a trucking company (the taxpayer) engaged the services of a number of drivers as independent...
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Key considerations for closing the Canadian infrastructure gapNovember 30th, 2021

(authored by RSM CANADA) Closing the infrastructure gap in Canada will require a focus on projects and programs that are holistic, innovative and future looking
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We are Knowledgeable in a Wide Variety of Construction and Real Estate Risks and Issues That Affect Your BusinessNovember 16th, 2021

DJB has a long history of providing professional services to a variety of construction and real estate businesses throughout Niagara, Hamilton, and Halton. Whether your...
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Underused Housing Tax (UHT): New Proposed Tax for Non-resident Property OwnersOctober 14th, 2021

Effective on January 1, 2022, a new proposed tax called Under Housing Tax (UHT) will be levied on vacant or underused residential real estate owned...
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Construction and Real Estate Businesses – Structures and Tax PlanningJuly 26th, 2021

There are many ways to structure a construction and/or real estate business in order to achieve income tax deferrals and savings.  The structuring techniques come...
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Meet the Construction & Real Estate Industry Advisory TeamJuly 16th, 2021

DJB’s Construction & Real Estate niche team provides professional services to a number of privately-owned businesses throughout Niagara, Hamilton, and Halton. Whether your core business...
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GST/HST and QST Compliance Issues Relating to Construction of Residential RentalsMay 27th, 2021

Audit activity by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Quebec Revenue Agency (QRA) has increased in the areas of the GST/HST and QST, especially...
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STARTING A BUSINESS AND NOT GETTING PAID: Can I collect EI?May 18th, 2021

In a January 10, 2020 Federal Court of Appeal case, the Court conducted a judicial review of the denial of the taxpayer’s EI benefits. While...
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GST/HST When Constructing a Residential ComplexMay 10th, 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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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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