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How to Recession-Proof Your Business

Frank Bilotta, Tax Partner
08 May 2024

Safeguarding Your Business in Uncertain Times Is Canada heading into a recession? Well, not exactly—at least not just yet. The...

How to Incorporate Your Business in Canada: A Guide for Entrepreneurs

Ashley Malhotra, Junior Accountant
Tax , Accounting , Advisory
01 May 2024

Incorporating a business in Canada presents a significant decision for entrepreneurs, involving careful consideration of the benefits and drawbacks. Incorporating...

Employee Ownership Trusts: A New Path for Canadian Business Succession

Shawn Rosenzweig, Partner
29 Apr 2024

Updated April 2024 Business succession planning can be a daunting task for Canadian business owners. But fret not! A new...

2024 Federal Budget Highlights

Stephanie Jindal, Tax Partner
17 Apr 2024

On April 16, 2024, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Chrystia Freeland, presented Budget 2024. The budget increases the...

Client Advisory: Update on Trust Reporting Requirements

Announcements , Tax
01 Apr 2024

We wish to share important updates from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding the reporting requirements for bare trusts. Recent...

How To Handle Rapid Growth Within Your Business

William Wedlock, Senior Manager
28 Mar 2024

3 Common Problems and Solutions That Come With Growing Your Business You, the determined business owner, fueled by many sleepless...

AI & Robotic Process Automation: A New Era in Accounting Technology (Part II: Expert-Enhanced AI Solutions in Accounting and Taxation)

Shubhdeep Singh, Senior Accountant
14 Mar 2024

The acceleration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the accounting profession is undeniable. This surge is prominently marked by the emergence...

Upcoming Deadline Reminder: Expanded Trust Reporting Requirements

11 Mar 2024

Expanded Trust Reporting Rules – What You Need to Know Effective for trusts with year ends of December 31, 2023,...

The Business Owner’s Guide to Employment Insurance and The Canada Pension Plan

William Wedlock, Senior Manager
Accounting , Advisory
01 Mar 2024

Promote financial well-being for your employees with the help of Employment Insurance (EI) and The Canada Pension Plan (CPP). Remember...

Tax Tactics: Navigating Shareholder Loans in Canada

David Reine, Partner
Tax , Advisory
16 Feb 2024

Understanding Shareholder Loans and Their Tax Implications in Canada Shareholder loans are common practice in the world of business in...

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