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Not for Profit


We Understand the Unique Business Needs of Not-for-Profit OrganizationsAugust 7th, 2020

Not-for-Profit organizations are unique businesses and we understand that. We know the specific challenges you face, as many of our DJB advisors are board members...
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Meet the Government Relief TeamAugust 4th, 2020

At DJB, we recognize that sorting through all of the Provincial and Federal Government Support Programs for businesses and employers during the COVID-19 pandemic can...
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UNCOLLECTIBLE ACCOUNTS: Making Them ValuableJuly 24th, 2020

Tax Possibilities – Bad Debt Write-off As many businesses are struggling to collect outstanding amounts, it may be worthwhile to identify any receivables which have...
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DONATION RECEIPTS: How Complete Is Complete?July 3rd, 2020

Charities should ensure that any donation receipts issued are fully compliant with the tax rules. Failure to do so may result in the donor being...
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Commercial Insurance and COVID-19June 17th, 2020

During this time many businesses have been forced to close, and those that have not are facing a new unexpected operating environment. The businesses that...
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Can I deduct home office expenses during COVID-19?April 20th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to temporarily close down their plants, offices, and other business premises. As a result, many employees have been...
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Annual Financial Statement Preparation – What Are My Options?January 8th, 2020

All corporations, for-profit and not-for-profit, must prepare annual financial statements to accompany their tax filings with Canada Revenue Agency. However, determining the “type” of financial...
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Canadian Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations UpdateOctober 15th, 2019

New standards affecting not-for-profit organizations (NPOs) with tangible capital assets, intangible assets or those that hold collections effective for year-ends beginning on or after January...
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Meet the Lead of Our Not-for-Profit Sector Services: Amanda PyperMay 24th, 2019

Amanda’s areas of expertise include assurance and accounting services and consulting to owner-managed and family operated businesses. She also has extensive experience with not-for-profit enterprises,...
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Do We Need an Audit? An Overview of Not-for-Profit Organizations and Their Financial Statement RequirementsMay 17th, 2018

There have been a number of changes in recent years to modernize the laws governing corporations without share capital.  These corporations were previously governed by...
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