Management

Thought Leaders

Pension priorities in insolvency: Will Bill C-228 finally make them a reality?

Despite legitimate concerns from the insolvency community, a private member's bill has quietly gained traction says David Bish of Torys LLP
Partner Posts

Why accounting and finance professionals are choosing Float corporate cards

Float cards and Float spend management software simplify business spending
Practice

Expert witness perils in SR&ED appeals

Stevan Novoselac of Gowling WLG on practical considerations for resolving SR&ED appeals, in light of a recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal
Technology

How to combat the unethical and costly use of deepfakes

Forensic accountants and fraud examiners continue to see a rise in deepfake fraud
Practice

Zvilna v. The Queen: Director's liability for unpaid taxes, a note of caution to directors

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the successful appeal of a director’s liability assessment before the Tax Court of Canada
Partner Posts

Remote life: How to hire and retain accounting professionals

It's hard to find and retain capable staff in a cloud-based practice, when anyone can work from anywhere, says Bianca Mueller of Wagepoint
Technology

A unified cybersecurity strategy is the key to protecting businesses

Cybersecurity auditing first step to risk mitigation say UQAM accounting professors
Partner Posts

CEWS reviews & more are now covered by Audit Shield!

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Practice

How contract agreements impact SR&ED claims

Canadian accountants filing SR&ED claims should be careful when their client companies use subcontractors, explains Richard Hoy of Catax Canada
Partner Posts

Cloud payroll – An accountant’s guide for onboarding small businesses and their employees

Start your client engagement relationships with trust with these handy onboarding checklists from Community Manager Bianca Mueller of Wagepoint
Practice

Avoiding the pitfalls of partnerships when making SR&ED claims

Partnerships participating in the SR&ED program may find the process to be significantly more complex compared with normal corporations
Management

Corporate leadership: Why the tone at the top has moral consequences

CPA Michael Rousseau of Air Canada is but one example of corporate leaders failing to set the tone at the top
Management

Using losses in a corporate group: An overview of loss consolidation

Brian Nichols and Kelsey Horning of GSNH on loss consolidation arrangements
Profession

Canadian accountants show backbone in new CPA ad campaign

CPAs portrayed as trusted advisors helping lead economic recovery
Business

RSM Canada: Pandemic’s unintended consequences may slow economic recovery

Global supply chain disruptions, labour shortage challenge middle-market firms
Thought Leaders

Corporate directors don’t see stopping wayward CEOs as their job – contrary to popular belief

A board’s ability to monitor for fraud, corruption or other problems is limited at best
Management

Fill in the non-GAAP: New disclosure requirements to become mandatory in August 2021

Marie-Christine Valois and Janie Harbec of Fasken review the new National Instrument 52-112, Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosure
Thought Leaders

4 ways companies can avoid post-pandemic employee turnover

High employee turnover is unwelcome news for employers, says Professor Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA, of the Smith School of Business, Queen's University
Thought Leaders

Entrepreneurs aren’t taking their companies public — and it’s a problem for our economy

Corporate governance and executive compensation regulation is at fault, say Calgary academics
Management

Much room for best workplace improvement for Canadian accounting firms

How did Bateman MacKay, EY Canada, and Grant Thornton make the annual list of Best Workplaces in Canada 2021 and how can accounting firms learn from them?
Business

Economic Roundup: Federal Budget commentary, RSM Real Economy report

Links to Budget 2021 analysis from Canadian accounting firms, plus highlights from The Real Economy, Volume 9, from RSM Canada
Partner Posts

Moving your practice to year-round recurring revenue

Three strategies for turning the dream into a reality from Josh Lance, CPA
Management

The Canadian Securities Administrators publishes guidance for issuers on improving COVID-19 disclosure

The CSA has provided specific guidelines but there is no one-size-fits-all model, according to Ted Brown, Lindsay Cox, and Michael Akins of BD&P
Technology

5 ways the COVID-19 pandemic has forever changed cybersecurity

COVID-19 has permanently changed organizational culture and behaviour
Thought Leaders

Why employees hesitate to speak up at work — and how to encourage them

The concept of employee voice and importance of higher-quality ideas