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2019 Ontario Budget CommentaryApril 12th, 2019

On April 11, 2019, Ontario’s Finance Minister Vic Fedeli delivered the province’s 2019 Budget. The Budget does not include any changes to personal or corporate...
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How to Make a Payment with Canada Revenue Agency for Your BusinessApril 5th, 2019

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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Could this Year’s Federal Budget Mean More Audits for Home Builders and Real Estate Developers?April 3rd, 2019

The federal budget (released on March 19, 2019), announced that the government intends to invest an additional $50 million dollars over the next 5 years...
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Hacked Customer Data: Federal Reporting RequirementsApril 2nd, 2019

Recently, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, provided details in respect of the new mandatory reporting requirements where breaches of security safeguards have...
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CANADA PENSION PLAN (CPP) CHANGES: Costs and Benefits are IncreasingMarch 26th, 2019

Starting January 1, 2019, the CPP will be enhanced. This means that both employees and employers will be required to contribute more, but, retirement, survivor,...
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SUBSIDIZED MEALS: Are They a Taxable Benefit?March 15th, 2019

Do you have an employee dining room or cafeteria? In a March 21, 2018 Technical Interpretation, CRA stated that they do not consider meals subsidized...
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Estate Matters: Why a Clearance Certificate is a Good IdeaMarch 14th, 2019

What is a Clearance Certificate? Not everyone will be named as an Estate Trustee (Executor/Executrix) but for those whom this honour is bestowed, knowing about...
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TRAVEL EXPENSES: Home to Work SiteMarch 7th, 2019

Travel from home to a regular place of employment is usually a personal expenditure, the costs of which cannot be claimed as an employment expense....
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T5018 Information ReturnMarch 5th, 2019

One of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) strategies to combat the ever-growing underground economy is to require construction businesses to file an annual T5018 return. A...
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Meet the Lead of Our Domestic Tax Services: Jodi LycettMarch 1st, 2019

Jodi provides tax, estate planning, and accounting services to individuals and small businesses. Her areas of specialty include: Trust and estate work, including tax filings...
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