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How Does GST/HST Apply to Airbnb/Short-term Rentals?August 6th, 2020

The popularity of Airbnb, short-term rental pools for cottages and vacation properties continues to grow.  One aspect of venturing into the short-term rental game is...
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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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Meet the Human Resources Advisory TeamJuly 17th, 2020

Meet our team of HR Advisory professionals.  They deliver customized innovative solutions and practical advice to clients throughout the Southern Golden Horseshoe. Our Human Resources...
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THE REAL ECONOMY, CANADA VOL. 6July 15th, 2020

The Real Economy is a quarterly publication dedicated to providing the Canadian middle market with a clear picture of notable economic trends and issues. Each...
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RRSP vs Debt Repayment – A Case StudyJuly 10th, 2020

Angela is a 45-year-old advertising executive, with a mortgage, car loan, and comfortable lifestyle. Angela’s company has agreed to start paying her an annual bonus...
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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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Updated: Retractable or Mandatorily Redeemable Shares Issued in a Tax Planning Agreement – Debt or Equity?June 23rd, 2020

Under the current ASPE standards of Section 3856 Financial Instruments, preferred shares issued in a tax planning agreement  (Income Tax Act Sections 51, 85, 85.1,...
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Important GST/HST considerations under the CECRA ProgramJune 18th, 2020

Any commercial landlords and/or tenants that have applied for relief under Canada’s Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA) program should be aware of the GST/HST implications....
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How Do I Correct My GST/HST Return?May 5th, 2020

It isn’t uncommon that you find an error in your accounting records after you have already filed your GST/HST return.  The CRA has stated policies...
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Frequently Asked QuestionsApril 30th, 2020

We’ve created this question and answer resource page in order to assist with the frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 Government supports.  We are updating...
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