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Number 11! US PCAOB publishes yet another Canadian accounting firm inspection report

Saturna Group of Vancouver the latest report in a busy year for US audit watchdog
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Tax Court orders CRA to release GAAR committee reports about similarly situated taxpayers

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch explains why the Committee's legal analysis fell within within the scope of discovery
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Year-End Survival KITS: Conquering payroll year-end without falling apart

Navigate your small business clients' payroll year-end with as little stress and hassle as possible. Download Wagepoint's free Year-End Survival KITs!
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US audit watchdog releases 10th Canadian accounting firm inspection report this year

PCAOB Chair Williams warns of stronger foreign firm enforcement in same week as a flurry of 25 inspection reports released, including accounting firm Richter LLP
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Down to brass tax: R&D vs SR&ED

Richard Hoy of Catax Canada looks at some real-world examples of the difference between research and development and actual Scientific Research & Experimental Development claims
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The Ontario Ministry Of Finance's Voluntary Disclosures Program – A Canadian tax lawyer's summary

David J. Rotfleisch explores the differences between the federal and Ontario VDPs
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Preston Family Trust II v The Queen: Assumptions of facts in replies to a notice of appeal

Just the facts, ma'am: David J. Rotfleisch explains why the Tax Court of Canada would strike out the CRA's legal assumptions in a notice of appeal
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KPMG Canada sanctioned by US audit watchdog for failing to disclose unregistered accounting firm

PCAOB shows "renewed vigilance" over the use of non-registered firms locally
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Brand value at risk in planned accounting split of Ernst & Young audit and consulting lines

In the final part of a three-part series, why there may be no alternative to the splitting of audit and consulting at any of the Big Four accounting firms
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Assurance, consulting monetization driving EY audit split, say accounting experts

In part two of a three-part series, experts see the potential for EY to monetize ESG, AI, and crypto while maintaining audit independence
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Are global accounting regulators driving the audit and consulting split at EY?

In part one of a three-part series, Canadian observers explain why audit independence is a regulatory factor behind the Ernst & Young split
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PwC Canada gets clean inspection report from US audit watchdog PCAOB

Why accounting firms cannot celebrate a similar regulatory achievement in Canada