The importance of community in accounting

Professional networks lead to continuous innovation and camaraderie in the accounting profession, says Twyla Verhelst, Director of the Accountant Channel at FreshBooks

The irony behind Québec’s proposed health tax 

Fred O'Riordan, National Leader of Tax Policy at EY Canada, on whether Quebec's health tax on the unvaccinated can "move the needle"

The latest Canadian tax scam has a Caribbean flavour

Allan Lanthier looks at the BVI Switch tax avoidance scheme used by wealthy Canadians and what action could be taken by the federal finance minister

The importance of community in accounting

Professional networks lead to continuous innovation and camaraderie in the accounting profession, says Twyla Verhelst, Director of the Accountant Channel at FreshBooks

The irony behind Québec’s proposed health tax 

Fred O'Riordan, National Leader of Tax Policy at EY Canada, on whether Quebec's health tax on the unvaccinated can "move the needle"

The latest Canadian tax scam has a Caribbean flavour

Allan Lanthier looks at the BVI Switch tax avoidance scheme used by wealthy Canadians and what action could be taken by the federal finance minister

Auditor General Report on OSC

Profession

Ontario Auditor General wants better communication between audit and securities watchdogs

Bonnie Lysyk and Carol Paradine comment on the Auditor General's report into the structural relationship between the Ontario Securities Commission and the Canadian Public Accountability Board
Business

Accounting firms pay their fines despite weak Ontario Securities Commission collection record

Report by Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk raises alarm bells over political interference and collection enforcement at the Ontario Securities Commission



Alta Energy Supreme Court Decision

Thought Leaders

Alta Energy: Has the GAAR become toothless? – Part I

In part one of a two-part series, Allan Lanthier looks at the details of the Alta Energy tax avoidance decision by the Supreme Court of Canada
Thought Leaders

Alta Energy: Has the GAAR become toothless? – Part II

In part two of his two-part series, Allan Lanthier highlights areas of the Supreme Court's Alta Energy decision that are open to vigorous debate



Accounting News

Business

Sunday News Roundup 22.01.23: Omicron blues, green taxation, anti-vax tax, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.01.09: CPA dismissal lawsuit, Alta Energy, NB AG and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news

See the ScanSnap iX1600 from Fujitsu



Accountancy Insurance: 5 years supporting CPA firms across Canada … and counting

Roman Kaczynski of Accountancy Insurance on the growth of Audit Shield in Canada and where the CRA is focusing its audit activity



Strong showing by Canadian R&L accounting firms in H1 audit client gains

Exclusive: 2021 H1 SEDAR data of Canadian firms crunched by Audit Analytics



Canadian Accountant Tech Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1600

The iX1600 looks like its predecessor but offers faster speed and connectivity