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DYING WITHOUT A WILL: Who Can Manage the Deceased’s Tax Affairs?December 12th, 2017

Where a family member of a deceased individual would like to be recognized by CRA as the person or persons who will manage the tax...
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Our Summary of the Bill 148 Changes by Compliance DateNovember 30th, 2017

Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, also known as Bill 148, received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017.  Certain amendments will come into force...
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Tax Planning Using Private Corporations – An UpdateNovember 14th, 2017

On July 18, 2017, the Minister of Finance released a consultation document announcing the government’s intention to limit certain tax planning transactions undertaken by shareholders...
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How Does GST/HST Apply when Exporting Tangible Goods from Canada?November 2nd, 2017

As Canadian companies continue to look for customers in other parts of the world, they must ensure that they take into consideration that Canada’s GST/HST...
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Client Spotlight: Mike Taylor – Business Owner and Touring MusicianOctober 13th, 2017

Mike Taylor has two passions:  business and music.  While he didn’t start by making music his lifelong business, he has been able to find time...
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Open Letter to the Department of FinanceSeptember 28th, 2017

On September 15, 2017, DJB submitted a letter to the Department of Finance Canada in response to the July 18, 2017 release on the proposals to changes...
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Don’t be victim to scammers posing as the CRASeptember 21st, 2017

Fraudsters are thinking up new scams all the time, but you can protect yourself by knowing what to look for. What the CRA will and...
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GST/HST Implications for Condo FlippingAugust 31st, 2017

Condo flipping is becoming more common with the recent housing market appreciation rates. Some purchasers of condos are looking to capitalize on these appreciating rates...
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Website History: Finding What You Thought Was Lost on the InternetAugust 17th, 2017

Webpages are constantly evolving. An individual may wish to see the history of a certain webpage for any number of reasons. Without a webpage or...
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Structuring Options for Foreign Corporations Doing Business in CanadaAugust 3rd, 2017

If your company is looking to expand into Canada, there are options as to how you go about structuring your business.  The two most common...
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