Profession

David J. Rotfleisch

Death Knell: The Canada Revenue Agency Voluntary Disclosures Program

Tax Lawyer David Rotfleisch says that, contrary to popular opinion, the CRA's changes to the VDP will affect the poor and middle class more than the rich
Business

Deloitte liable for Livent audit in pivotal Supreme Court decision

UPDATED: Supreme Court decision sets legal framework for establishing audit liability, virtual guarantor
Profession

Auditors Beware: How Lavender v Miller Bernstein increased audit liability

Investors can rely on a report without ever seeing it, says professional liability lawyer James Lane
Business

The Ledger, Dec. 17: The week that was in Canadian accounting news

Liberals wrap up tax reform policies for 2017
Business

Canadian angle to record revenues reported by KPMG International

Accounting firm now headed by Canadian Bill Thomas, praised for diversity promotion
Business

CRA tightens voluntary disclosures, targets offshore tax avoidance

The Canada Revenue Agency is starting a new, limited Voluntary Disclosures Program
Business

Morneau, Liberals head for the off-ramp, clarify new tax rules

Finance Minister has clarified rules around so-called "income sprinkling" and "off ramps"
Business

SEC appoints chair, board members to accounting watchdog

Appointments radically change the composition, outlook of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Opinion

Clutter to Clarity: Template financial statement tools are missing the mark

Bridget Noonan of Clearline Consulting takes a hard look at the templates used by Canadian accounting practitioners
Business

PwC Toronto opens doors to new Digital Experience Centre

New innovation hub a concrete example of hyper-competitive technology consulting business
Business

U.S. Senate Republicans pass massive tax bill, lower corporate rate impacts Canada

Lowering the U.S. corporate tax rate to 20 per cent will impact Canadian companies
Business

Global firm RSM shakes up Canadian accounting, buys Collins Barrow Toronto

Global accounting firm RSM has shaken up the mid-tier market in Canadian accounting