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Why accounting and finance professionals are choosing Float corporate cards

Float cards and Float spend management software simplify business spending
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Why is the Ontario Securities Commission examining Canadian audit firm ethics?

Canadian Public Accountability Board oversees public accounting firm audits
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New proposed mandatory tax planning reporting obligations under the Canadian Income Tax Act

Amendments to the new rules were made in August 2022 and are likely to become law says Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch
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Barrs v The Queen: Taxpayer relief under S.220(3.1)

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on a Federal Court of Appeal case involving a CRA's review officer's failure to engage with a request for equitable treatment
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US audit watchdog PCAOB censures Vancouver public accounting firm

Hay & Watson barred by Public Company Accounting Oversight Board over backdating of files related to California oil & gas company
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Ready for the CSQM changes? Part three: monitoring and remediation

Part three of a three-part series on preparing your accounting firm for new SQM
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Ready for the CSQM changes? Part two: Designing your risk responses

In part two of a three-part series, Kirsten Albo, Justin Reid and David Stevens on preparing your accounting firm for the new suite of standards on quality management
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Ready for the CSQM changes? Part one: quality objectives and quality risks

In part one of a three-part series, establishing quality objectives and the importance of quality risk identification and assessment
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US audit watchdog publishes four new Canadian accounting firm inspection reports

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board inspection reports provide unique transparency into Canadian audit deficiency commonalities
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MNR v Zhao: CRA collection action when there are reasonable grounds for delay

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on the Canada Revenue Agency’s successful jeopardy order in a high-profile BC real estate case
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How accountants and bookkeepers can become the tech advisors of the future

Aaron Doucet, CPA on enabling technology change for your small business clients 
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.31: Big Four split, CPA salaries and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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"Not Authentic" CERS claims result in jeopardy order

A recent Federal Court decision shows the benefits of a submission letter in CRA jeopardy cases
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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
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Tax pipeline planning: A Canadian tax lawyer's guide and case study

A pipeline plan is a tool used to avoid paying tax on dividends to pay tax on capital gains explains David J Rotfleisch
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Accounting industry resilient, surpasses pre-pandemic levels: StatCan

The accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services sector posted modest but stable revenue growth in the past three years
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.17: Cheating, acquisitions, software and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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GST/HST input tax credit claims: Does the supporting documentation need to be issued by the supplier?

Jean-Guillaume Shooner of Stikeman Elliott on a recent decision by the Tax Court of Canada that recognizes the benefits of electronic record-keeping
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FCA overturns Tax Court's decision because the CRA's evidence was about the taxpayer’s spouse

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch on the Khanna v The Queen decision by the Federal Court of Appeal, which overturned a Tax Court ruling
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Sunday News Roundup 22.07.10: Rogers outage, Paletta FCA tax case and more Canadian accounting news 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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The Queen v Paletta – The legal test for business income

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the CRA's successful appeal of a Tax Court of Canada ruling regarding foreign currency trading
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PCAOB publishes three Canadian accounting firm inspection reports

US audit regulator provides transparency into Canadian audit deficiencies
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Canada's top court decides against equitable rescission in Collins Family Trust

Supreme Court decision marks loss of important remedy against unjust and onerous taxation, say tax law experts from Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
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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
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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