Resources & Articles

Domestic Tax


Meet the Government Relief TeamAugust 4th, 2020

At DJB, we recognize that sorting through all of the Provincial and Federal Government Support Programs for businesses and employers during the COVID-19 pandemic can...
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Income Splitting – Prescribed Rate LoansJuly 28th, 2020

A common question that gets asked is, “Are there any ways of splitting income with my spouse?” This is especially popular when two spouses have...
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UNCOLLECTIBLE ACCOUNTS: Making Them ValuableJuly 24th, 2020

Tax Possibilities – Bad Debt Write-off As many businesses are struggling to collect outstanding amounts, it may be worthwhile to identify any receivables which have...
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How to Make a Payment with Canada Revenue Agency for Your BusinessJuly 23rd, 2020

Pay by Online Banking Make a payment to the CRA through online banking, the same way you pay your phone or hydro bill. Sign in...
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REAL ESTATE SALES: Taxable or not?July 21st, 2020

In general, gains are fully taxable where the taxpayer buys a property with the intention to sell for a profit (sold on “account of income”)....
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HOME ACCESSIBILITY RENOVATION CREDIT: Increase in Home Value?July 9th, 2020

When applying for the home accessibility tax credit (HATC), valued at 15% of up to $10,000 in expenditures per year, does it matter if the...
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STARTING A BUSINESS AND NOT GETTING PAID: Can I collect EI?July 8th, 2020

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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Non-resident Earning Rental Income on Canadian Real EstateJuly 7th, 2020

If you are a non-resident who owns and rents out real estate in Canada, there are certain Canadian tax rules that you need to know....
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DONATION RECEIPTS: How Complete Is Complete?July 3rd, 2020

Charities should ensure that any donation receipts issued are fully compliant with the tax rules. Failure to do so may result in the donor being...
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Optimizing Your Estate Planning Through a CDA in the Wake of COVID-19June 25th, 2020

A corporate Capital Dividend Account (CDA) can be valuable to businesses in these uncertain times.  The CDA provides an opportunity for an individual to avoid...
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