Resources & Articles


COVID-19 Resource CentreApril 1st, 2020

Funding Guide – A handy reference guide developed by RSM Canada (April 2, 2020) detailing the various funding and supports available to businesses through the...
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Canada Emergency Wage SubsidyApril 1st, 2020

Canada’s Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, provided limited details on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) at a news conference held on April 1, 2020....
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TRAVEL EXPENSES: Shareholder-EmployeesApril 1st, 2020

For an employee to deduct travel or motor vehicle expenses against employment income, the employee must be normally required to work away from the employer’s...
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Our HistoryMarch 31st, 2020

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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Individuals Emigrating from Canada Will be Required to Pay a Departure TaxMarch 27th, 2020

When an individual taxpayer permanently severs ties with Canada (emigrating from the country permanently) they are considered to be a non-resident for income tax purposes....
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2020-2021 Ontario’s Action Plan CommentaryMarch 26th, 2020

On March 25, 2020, Finance Minister Rod Phillips released Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19 (March 2020 Economic and Fiscal Update) in place of a full budget...
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MOBILE HOMES, RV PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS: Loss of the Small Business Deduction?March 26th, 2020

In an August 29, 2019 Tax Court of Canada case, at issue was whether the taxpayer who operated a mobile home/RV park was eligible to...
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Update – FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLANMarch 25th, 2020

On March 25, 2020, the Federal Government announced an update to their previous Economic Response Plan. Full details of the plan can be found here....
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Three Common Mistakes Made When Businesses Succession PlanMarch 25th, 2020

When considering business succession planning for your business, these questions tend to come to mind: How do I plan for the future of my business...
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The Tax Free Savings AccountMarch 24th, 2020

In 2009, the federal government introduced the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) to give Canadians another means to save for their financial goals.  The TFSA...
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