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Tourism & Hospitality


We Have the Knowledge of the Business Landscape in one of Canada’s Most Cherished Tourist DestinationsSeptember 25th, 2020

Whatever industry you’re in, the importance of having the right business advisors is critical. At DJB we have a team of professionals with experience in...
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VIDEO CONFERENCING TIPS: Making it Look ProfessionalSeptember 23rd, 2020

In an April 29, 2020, CPA Canada article, the author provided a variety of tips for professional meetings conducted by online video conference, which has...
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TEMPORARY LAY-OFFS: Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) PlansSeptember 8th, 2020

The purpose of a SUB plan is to allow an employer to make supplemental payments to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, without eroding those EI benefits....
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CERB Transitions to EI and Government Announces Three New Benefit ProgramsAugust 24th, 2020

New benefits are being announced and Employment Insurance (EI) is being revamped; here’s what you need to know.  On August 20, 2020, the Federal Government...
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CONTRIBUTIONS OF GOODS OR SERVICES TO AN NPO: Tax ImplicationsAugust 18th, 2020

In a January 6, 2020 Technical Interpretation, CRA considered whether a deduction was available to suppliers who contributed in-kind goods or services to an NPO...
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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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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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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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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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