Resources & Articles


Tax Implications for Engineering Firms Planning Employee Transfers to CanadaJanuary 24th, 2020

Training a new recruit can be costly and time-consuming, especially if it is for a highly specialized project or growing service area such as a...
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Business Succession Series Article 2 of 4 – The Family CircleJanuary 23rd, 2020

In my last article, I addressed the question “Where Do I Start?” and I introduced the Three-Circle Model of Family Enterprises that is now commonly...
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Understanding the Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF)January 21st, 2020

Your RRSP is designed to receive contributions during your working years to help save for your retirement.  At some point however, you will want, or...
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Business Succession Series Article 1 of 4 – Where Do I Start?January 16th, 2020

When Family Enterprise Advisors and other Business Transition Consultants talk to the owners of even very small businesses, the question asked of them is usually...
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We Can Assist You with Tax and Estate Preparation Planning for You and Your Loved OnesJanuary 10th, 2020

At DJB we know that the thought of losing a loved one is hard enough. Let us assist you with tax and estate preparation and...
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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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TRUSTS FOR DISABLED BENEFICIARIES: Good News!December 20th, 2019

One common planning technique for disabled individuals involves the use of a trust under which the trustees possess ultimate discretion over any distributions to be...
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Personal Real Estate Corporations: Advantages Vs. DisadvantagesDecember 18th, 2019

Many real estate agents are anxiously watching the status of Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2019.  At the time of writing, this...
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The 7 Most Common HST Audit IssuesDecember 17th, 2019

We have a specialized team at DJB that specializes in Commodity Tax.  GST/HST can be complex and confusing if not dealt with by a knowledgeable...
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The Real Economy, Canada Vol. 4December 16th, 2019

We’re excited to share Volume 4 of The Real Economy, Canada, as we close off 2019. The Real Economy, Canada, is a quarterly publication dedicated...
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