Resources & Articles


COVID-19 Resource CentreApril 1st, 2020

A collection of publications, notices, and reference guides for businesses.
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Importing Tangible Goods into CanadaDecember 3rd, 2021

Gone are the days when businesses operate without ‘dipping their feet’ or ‘jumping right in’ to our ever-expanding global economy. With companies looking to manage...
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PROVIDING SUPPLIES TO YOUR CONTRACTORS: GST/HST IssuesDecember 2nd, 2021

In a July 29, 2021, Tax Court of Canada case, a trucking company (the taxpayer) engaged the services of a number of drivers as independent...
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Key considerations for closing the Canadian infrastructure gapNovember 30th, 2021

(authored by RSM CANADA) Closing the infrastructure gap in Canada will require a focus on projects and programs that are holistic, innovative and future looking
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SALARIES TO FAMILY MEMBERS: Amounts Paid Must be TraceableNovember 30th, 2021

Oftentimes, family members of the owner of a business will work for the business. However, these arrangements can be somewhat informal, and amounts paid may...
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Sailing into Your Future with a Financial PlanNovember 26th, 2021

I often explain financial planning as being similar to that of planning a yacht journey. Whether you are planning a sailboat trip to your favourite...
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Impact of Inflation on Financial PlanningNovember 25th, 2021

There has been a great deal of discussion recently regarding inflation and whether it will continue to climb or retract in the near future. While...
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The Best Time to InvestNovember 24th, 2021

Is now a good time to invest in the market, or should I be selling? Whether the stock markets are up or down, people always...
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Inheritance PlanningNovember 23rd, 2021

John and Mary have worked hard throughout their lives to build a successful business. Each of their three children have worked in the business in...
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How Does GST/HST Apply When Purchasing a Business?November 19th, 2021

When you are purchasing a business in a share deal, the GST/HST implications can be fairly straight forward, in that the purchase of shares of...
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New Ontario Business RegistryNovember 17th, 2021

On October 19, 2021, the Government of Ontario launched the Ontario Business Registry. This new online platform offers simpler, faster, and more convenient access for organizations that...
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