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Reduced Taxes for Inter-generational Business TransfersJune 10th, 2021

Bill C-208 proposes changes to the tax treatment of inter-generational transfers of farm, fishing, and small business corporations. These proposed changes have moved quickly and...
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Our HistoryJune 1st, 2021

Since 1940, Durward Jones Barkwell & Company LLP (DJB) has been providing financial and business consulting services to companies of all sizes. We can assist...
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Structuring Options for Foreign Corporations Doing Business in CanadaMay 19th, 2021

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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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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How Canadian Businesses can Avoid Bankruptcy Post-PandemicMay 14th, 2021

What will happen to Canadian businesses when the government supports come to an end?  Will those who were already vulnerable find the repayment of debt...
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5 Ways for Not-for-Profits to Remain AgileMay 5th, 2021

Not-for-Profit (NFP) organizations and charities alike have been deeply impacted by the global health crisis.  It is important now more than ever, for these entities...
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Forget About Succession Planning—6 Ways to Plan for Success Instead!April 30th, 2021

As small business owners, we’ve all had the knock at the door or the call from a ‘friend’ who tells you that they ‘do’ succession...
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The Real Economy, Canada Vol. 9April 20th, 2021

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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UNDERGROUND ECONOMY: Areas of FocusApril 6th, 2021

CRA recently discussed one of their top priorities; identifying those involved in the underground economy and ensuring that they are satisfying their tax obligations. They...
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2021 -2022 Ontario Budget CommentaryMarch 25th, 2021

On March 24, 2021, Ontario’s Minister of Finance tabled Ontario’s 2021-2022 Budget. The Budget serves as the next phase of Ontario’s response to COVID-19 and...
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