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Tourism & Hospitality


REMINDER: Tourism Relief Fund – Application Now OpenAugust 18th, 2021

On July 12, 2021, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, launched $500-million in funding for the new Tourism Relief Fund. Eligible organizations...
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We Have the Knowledge of the Business Landscape in one of Canada’s Most Cherished Tourist DestinationsJune 23rd, 2021

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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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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Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant Now AvailableMay 14th, 2021

The Ontario Tourism and Travel Small Business Support Grant provides one-time payments of $10,000 to $20,000 to eligible small businesses in the tourism and travel...
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Tourism & Hospitality Ontario Government Programs: Quick ReferenceMarch 29th, 2021

The Government of Ontario announced in their recent Budget Update a few supports that will become available in 2021 for the Tourism & Hospitality sectors....
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GST/HST with Early Payment Discounts and Late Payment PenaltiesMarch 22nd, 2021

As an incentive to improve cash flow, many companies offer early payment discounts to their customers, such as 2/10 net 30 terms (i.e. two percent...
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Commercial Insurance and COVID-19January 11th, 2021

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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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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