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Canada Revenue Agency: Solicitor-Client Privilege For Commonly Interested Parties

Solicitor-Client privilege bars the CRA from compelling legal-advice documents when a taxpayer discloses to a party with a common interest, says tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch
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Brian Hunt, a material retirement

Directors who serve on their board’s audit committee have significantly greater responsibility today than they did 15 years ago. Retiring CPAB CEO Brian Hunt, FCPA, FCA, played a key role in that shift.
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MNP continues Eastern Canada expansion with Cornwall accounting merger

64-year-old CKDM LLP of Cornwall to be rebranded as MNP firm in June
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PwC Canada names Nicolas Marcoux new chief executive officer

Montreal-based mergers and acquisitions veteran to replace Bill McFarland, July 1
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Major audit issues down but accounting regulator wants more consistency

Consistency of execution needed across full audit cycle, says CPAB’s new CEO, Carol Paradine
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Is CPA Australia making another mistake by not hiring a CPA as CEO?

Governance expert Richard Leblanc on whether CPA Australia's move holds lessons for Canada
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CRA Tax Fraud Blotter: Paradigm Tax Deniers, GST/HST Direct Deposits

Recent news from the Canada Revenue Agency on tax fraud and evasion convictions
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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
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The Samaroo Case: CRA slapped for malicious prosecution by BC Supreme Court

It's not unusual for immigrants to avoid banks, even stashing $100 bills. The onus was on the CRA to prove its case. It failed.
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Canadian accountant Kevin Dancey to steer global standard-setter IFAC

Former CPA Canada head appointed, as international financial, securities bodies challenge global audit standards oversight
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Audit Analytics Auditor Changes in Canada: 2017 Report Now Available

Full report on 2017 auditor changes now available
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CRA claims service improvements as tax season begins Monday

Vast majority of Canadians now filing online as CRA improves online service. Check with provincial associations for opportunities to volunteer in preparing tax returns for low income, senior Canadians