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When companies massage the books, the environment takes a hit

It’s time the accounting profession take earnings management more seriously, says financial accounting professors at Queen’s University in Kingston.
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.07.23: A tax haven in Ottawa, CPAB & CM2.0 consultations, tax complaints and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Partner Posts

Three ways to grow and perfect your accounting practice

From streamlining the client onboarding process to developing a niche practice, there will be many ways to serve your accounting clients more efficiently as Canada moves to a post-pandemic economy
Practice

Alberta Court rejects CRA's duty of care to taxpayers

David Rotfleisch explains the Signal Hill Manufacturing case and duty of care
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.07.09: Bill C-208 fallout, tax canyons, tennis tax avoidance and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

Tax relief for family business transfers: A legislative fiasco – Part II

In part two of a two-part series, Allan Lanthier outlines the strategy for legislative repeal and predicts what lies ahead for Bill C-208
Thought Leaders

Tax relief for family business transfers: A legislative fiasco – Part I

Bill C-208 has handed tax avoiders a new surplus stripping scheme on a silver platter explains tax expert Allan Lanthier in a two-part series
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.07.02: Bill C-208, DST opinions, CHRP calculator and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

New opportunities for intergenerational transfers of businesses after enactment of Canada’s Bill C-208

Any transfer of a family business must be structured correctly to avoid re-assessment by the CRA, says Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch
Business

Taxing the Internet: An overview of Canada's approach to taxing the digital economy

Braek Urquhart and Elizabeth Egberts of BLG on the current patchwork of provincial and federal digital services tax rules
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.06.25: No CRA cuffs for ultra-wealthy Canucks, ESG anger, move to Oz and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

Our response to the CRA's position on creditor-proofing reorganizations – part 1

Doug S. Ewens and Kenneth Keung of Moodys Tax Law LLP in a three-part series on creditor-proofing reorganizations
Practice

Budget 2021 – Tax enforcement, audits, and oral interviews

If proposed legislative amendments receive Royal Assent, the Canada Revenue Agency will have the power to compel oral interviews
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
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.06.18: G7 tax deal, PwC equations, firing a future CPA and more

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

2021 updates for T1134: A Canadian tax lawyer's perspective

The T1134 has been updated to reflect legislation changes that allow the CRA to collect additional information and provide some reporting relief
Thought Leaders

G7 tax deal: if you think multinationals will be forced to pay more, you don’t understand tax avoidance

Anticipate new accounting ways around the rules, says Professor Ronen Palan
Practice

Entrepreneurship report points to business opportunities for Canadian accountants

Nearly two million Canadians launched a business in the last 12 months
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.06.11: G7 corporate tax deal, charity disbursements, CRA, RSM, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

Tooth or Consequences: The Perils of Online Tax Filing

Allan Lanthier explains a recent case in the UK Supreme Court, HMRC v Tooth, and its consequences in a Canadian context
Partner Posts

How cloud-based software — and a human connection — can attract new SMB clients

Prospective new clients require your financial expertise, but they also need your understanding, explains Faye Pang, Canada Country Manager at Xero
Profession

Friday News Roundup 21.06.04: Sustainability standards, Isle of Man, PwC diversity and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news
Practice

Preparing for the new quality management standards: CSQM 1 system evaluation and monitoring

Part four of a four-part series from Kirsten S. Albo of ASK KSA Consulting Inc.
Partner Posts

4 ways Canadian accountants can grow their business and scale their impact

Technology will continue to be a key driver of growth for practitioners and their clients, says Graham Sharples of Intuit QuickBooks Canada
Practice

Preparing for the new quality management standards: CSQM 1 risk responses

In part three of a four-part series, Kirsten S. Albo of ASK KSA Consulting Inc. explores the design and implementation of risk responses