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

Seven reasons why you should attend Accountex Canada 2023 this week

There’s still time to attend one of the premier accounting conferences of the year, taking place this Wednesday and Thursday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

Fifth BC accounting firm censured by audit regulator CPAB thus far in 2023

WDM Chartered Professional Accountants censured by the Canadian Public Accountability Board, which has released seven enforcement actions this year

Multiple deficiencies cited by US audit watchdog in two Canadian firms' inspection reports

The Public Company Accountability Board has released inspection reports for two accounting firms, Crowe MacKay LLP and SRCO Professional Corporation

CPA Ontario scores two rare regulatory wins against large accounting firms

Million-dollar settlements with Deloitte Canada and Marcum LLP over professional conduct breaches make headlines during uneasy times

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

Vancouver accounting firm Smythe LLP censured again by audit watchdogs

Months after Canadian regulator censured Smythe over audit quality, US audit watchdog censures Smythe for using unregistered overseas firms
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Intuit QuickBooks launches new Payroll plans in Canada to streamline payroll and time tracking, all in one place

Canadian accountants and bookkeepers now have a new payroll solution, Intuit QuickBooks Payroll, for managing the payroll needs of your small business clients

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

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

CPAB: Mystery Big Four accounting firm will not meet audit threshold this year

Audit regulator's mid-year inspections report suggests Canada’s largest accounting firms are showing little audit quality progress as a group

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