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U.S. judge denies former Penn West accountants’ bid to dismiss SEC charges

The Securities and Exchange Commission can proceed in its case against two Canadian accountants over alleged accounting scheme
Business

CPAs concerned about U.S. protectionism, Canadian competitiveness

Despite a robust economy, Canadian accountants worried about economic outlook, says CPA Canada Q1 2018 Business Monitor
Profession

CRA Tax Fraud Blotter: Paradigm Tax Deniers, GST/HST Direct Deposits

Recent news from the Canada Revenue Agency on tax fraud and evasion convictions
Profession

Suing the CRA: Samaroo v. Canada Revenue Agency, 2018

Despite the odd bad apple, CRA professionals must be concerned about the Samaroo case, says John Grant of Miller Thomson
Business

Canada's Activist Auditors General IV: The mystery critic and her case against the AGs

What happened to Sharon Sutherland, a lone critical voice in the wilderness?
Business

2018 CFO of the Year Award nominees announced

Intriguing changes increase anticipation of the annual financial leadership awards
Business

Canada's Activist Auditors General III: A political force?

Canada's Auditor General, Michael Ferguson, explains how the Office of the Auditor General selects its audits
Business

Canada's Activist Auditors General II: The trouble with the activist label

Carol Bellringer. Michael Ferguson. Bonnie Lysyk. What the three most recognized auditors general in Canada think of the activist label
Business

Special Report: Canada's activist auditors general

Accountants admire them. Politicians fear them. The public trusts them. But are Canada's auditors general going too far?
Business

Are the Canada Revenue Agency tax evasion raids a public relations exercise?

Highly public raids called extraordinary, very rare by tax experts
Business

CPA with Type 1 diabetes pleased with CRA disability tax credit reversal

Everett Colby of Colby McGeachy Professional Corporation explains the real cost of diabetes
Business

CRA explains reversal on disability tax credit restrictions for diabetics

A tacit acknowledgment of unintended consequences, says Diabetes Canada
Business

CRA reverses disability tax credit restrictions for diabetics

Canadian accountants critical of Canada Revenue Agency DTC policy decisions
Business

As Canadian economy surges, business optimism mixed, says accounting bodies

New surveys from ACCA Global and CPA Canada point to tax, trade and debt concerns
Business

Morneau, Liberals head for the off-ramp, clarify new tax rules

Finance Minister has clarified rules around so-called "income sprinkling" and "off ramps"
Business

The Final Chapter of Sears Canada: Financials, Bankruptcy

Jeff Buckstein takes a last look at the reasons behind the retailer's demise
Business

How the digital age drove Sears Canada into bankruptcy

Sears Canada paid a hefty price by being late to the online retail game
Business

Why did Sears Canada go bankrupt?

A retailer stuck in the past. A strategy that did not work. A liquidation that never had to happen?
Business

CRA goes fishing for PayPal users on hook for taxes

The Canada Revenue Agency is looking to catch PayPal-registered businesses not declaring income or tax
Profession

Canadian accountants prepare for reporting key audit matters

Canada will require auditors to report significant new information in audit reports
Profession

Ask A CPA uses humour, history to sell profession

New campaign positions Chartered Professional Accountants as being on the right side of change
Business

History Repeating: How Bill Morneau blew the Liberals' chance at tax reform

If only Justin Trudeau had learned from the 1981 political disaster of Pierre Trudeau
Business

Morneau mars talk of tech tax support with tetchy remarks in Waterloo

As Andrew Scheer meets with Waterloo business owners, Morneau bristles at media questions
Business

Embattled Morneau backtracks on personal assets, business capital gains

Finance Minister Morneau to put assets in a blind trust, backtracks on capital gains
Business

Finance Minister Morneau announces changes to passive investment rules

Latest round of tax changes unlikely to impress or affect most Canadians