Resources & Articles


Do you Know DJB Offers Agribusiness Services?November 16th, 2017

DJB’s professionals are experienced in a wide variety of agricultural businesses. Our team of professionals provides experienced leadership in the agribusiness field offering specialized solutions...
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Tax Planning Using Private Corporations – An UpdateNovember 14th, 2017

On July 18, 2017, the Minister of Finance released a consultation document announcing the government’s intention to limit certain tax planning transactions undertaken by shareholders...
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Alcohol and Holiday Parties: Know Your LimitsNovember 10th, 2017

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s a good time to consider the steps you can take to ensure that your employees are...
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How Does GST/HST Apply when Exporting Tangible Goods from Canada?November 2nd, 2017

As Canadian companies continue to look for customers in other parts of the world, they must ensure that they take into consideration that Canada’s GST/HST...
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Trump’s Proposed Framework Offers Big Changes to Combat “Broken Tax Code”October 30th, 2017

On September 27, 2017, the Trump Administration and Congressional Republican leaders released a document called a “unified framework for fixing our broken tax code”.  The...
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PROFESSIONALS’ WORK IN PROGRESS EXCLUSION: Changes are ComingOctober 26th, 2017

In the past, taxpayers in certain designated professions (i.e., accountants, dentists, lawyers, medical doctors, veterinarians and chiropractors) may have elected to exclude the value of...
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Life Insurance: Do I Really Need it?October 25th, 2017

This is a question I’ve been asked hundreds of times over the years and the answer is: It depends! Everyone’s situation is unique and the...
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Client Spotlight: Mike Taylor – Business Owner and Touring MusicianOctober 13th, 2017

Mike Taylor has two passions:  business and music.  While he didn’t start by making music his lifelong business, he has been able to find time...
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VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE PROGRAM: Proposed TighteningOctober 10th, 2017

The Voluntary Disclosure Program (VDP) provides taxpayers (individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts, etc.) the opportunity to fix incorrect or incomplete previously filed tax returns (or returns...
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Cross-Border Child Support and Spousal Support ImplicationsOctober 5th, 2017

For the majority of Canadian couples that separate, both parties continue to live in Canada and have reasonably predictable incomes.  Determining income for support in...
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