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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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KPIs Help Keep Companies on TrackJuly 27th, 2017

After years of experience, owners often know in their gut how their company is doing at any given time.  But this vague notion of performance...
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Summary of the July 18, 2017 Tax Act ProposalsJuly 21st, 2017

On July 18, 2017, Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced the release of a consultation paper and draft legislation to amend the Income Tax Act. The purpose...
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Optional Automobile Accident BenefitsJuly 20th, 2017

What are Accident Benefits (ABs)? When an individual is injured in a motor vehicle accident, they may be entitled to claim Income Replacement Benefits (IRBs),...
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Client Spotlight: Mike Taylor – Business Owner and Touring MusicianJune 29th, 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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Ontario Budget Proposed Tax Measures Related to AgribusinessMay 18th, 2017

As part of Ontario’s efforts to encourage job growth in the agriculture sector and support rural economies, a review has been undertaken on the property...
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Meal Reimbursements: A Taxable Benefit?May 16th, 2017

In a June 10, 2016 French Technical Interpretation, CRA commented on whether an employer had conferred a benefit to an employee where the employee was...
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Where Are You in the Life Cycle of Your Business?May 9th, 2017

“How will you attract and retain quality employees? How can you protect your newfound wealth, for now and the future?” As a business owner, you...
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2017 Provincial Budget CommentaryMay 1st, 2017

Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled the Ontario Budget on April 27, 2017. The deficit for the 2016-17 fiscal year is projected to be $1.5 billion,...
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Objections: Not so FastApril 27th, 2017

When filing an objection to Canada Revenue Agency  (CRA) reassessment, one of the most frequently-posed questions is “How long will it take?”. The answer, according...
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