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Navigating CSQM 1: Risk Assessment Process, Beyond Manuals

In part one of a two-part series, Kirsten S. Albo of ASK KSA Consulting explores the value of the CSQM 1 risk assessment process for Canadian accounting firms
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Sunday News Roundup 23.11.19: Carbon tax carveout, CEBA sympathy and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Tax obligations for foreign home buyers In Canada: Bakhtiari v British Columbia

Can a refugee avoid paying the foreign buyer’s tax on human rights grounds under the Canadian Constitution? David J Rotfleisch comments on the Bakhtiari case
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Sunday News Roundup 23.11.12: Quebec transfer pricing, CRA interest and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Canadian taxpayers, beware: The CRA gets away with defective pleadings during tax litigation

In Canada v. Preston, the Federal Court of Appeal sided with the Canada Revenue Agency and overturned the Tax Court's decision, over the issue of assumptions
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Are hybrid sales of private businesses still a viable tax planning tool for business owners?

David J Rotfleisch explores whether the Foix decision by the FCA radically undermines the tax benefits of a hybrid sale when selling a private business
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Sunday News Roundup 23.10.22: The Big Rift, return of the Roundup, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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The GAAR reinforcements — What even is economic substance?

With the economic substance wording in the general anti-avoidance rule, Finance Canada has given a present to the tax judiciary, says Raymond G. Adlington
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CPA Standoff: Why haven’t the other provinces joined the accounting rift?

Critics believe the rift represents a threat to a national unity in the Canadian accounting profession and the merger of three designations into the CPA brand
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Tax planning is changing in 2024

MaryAnne Loney of McLennan Ross LLP looks at three areas of tax planning related to private corporations that will change in 2024
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A Canadian tax lawyer's guide to the In-Trust-For (ITF) Account

Canadian tax accountant and lawyer David J. Rotfleisch discusses ITFs, including tax implications, issues and alternatives to these unregistered investment accounts
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CPA Standoff: Accountants question the motives behind national accounting rift

The lack of consultation with the wider membership on its split from CPA Canada has led to accusations that the dispute is a power grab by CPA Ontario