Profession

Profession

Crackdown: Part IV

Fourth of a five-part series on Canada Revenue Agency proposed changes to Voluntary Disclosures Program focuses on proceeds from crime
Bridget Noonan

3 first steps for small firms to move towards a 21st century audit

Small firms can stay in the audit game, if they invest in it
Profession

Crackdown: Part III

Third of a five-part series on Canada Revenue Agency proposed changes to Voluntary Disclosures Program focuses on changes to the payment schedule
Bridget Noonan

5 ways firms can fully accept Canadian Auditing Standards

Stop fighting Canadian Auditing Standards or risk getting left behind
Profession

Crackdown: Part II

Second of a five-part series on Canada Revenue Agency proposed changes to Voluntary Disclosures Program
Bridget Noonan

Did you really transition to Canadian Auditing Standards?

The first of a three-part series by Bridget Noonan on firms and Canadian Auditing Standards
Profession

Crackdown: CRA proposes radical change to Voluntary Disclosures Program

In the first of a five-part series, tax professionals say proposed changes put successful program at risk
Practice

CRA research and tech advisors do on-site reviews of SR&ED claims

The CRA is hiring SR&ED advisors in Ontario's hot tech corridor. What does it mean to practitioners like you?
Business

Another Great Year? How one MD&A levelled Home Capital

Class-action lawsuit naming two CPAs slated to be settled by Home Capital
Technology

5 LinkedIn groups for Canadian accountants

Are you looking for real value in your online discussions? Canadian Accountant presents five relevant LinkedIn groups
David J. Rotfleisch

Black Money or 'Why I can’t find workers to build my cottage'

Welcome to the black money, underground economy of the construction sector. My cottage can wait for an honest worker
Profession

Part Three, Seismic Shift: Community concern

SME practitioners claim consolidation is happening across Canada, with implications for the communities they serve. Part three of a three-part special report focuses on the impact of consolidation
Profession

Part Two, Seismic Shift: Bulking up at the big firms

SME practitioners claim consolidation is happening across Canada, with implications for the communities they serve. Part two of a three-part special report
Profession

Part One, Seismic Shift: public practice consolidation

SME practitioners claim consolidation is happening across Canada, with implications for the communities they serve. Part one of a three-part special report
David J. Rotfleisch

The death of treaty shopping?

Following the signing of the BEPS MLI in Paris this week, tax lawyer David J. Rotfleisch predicts the imminent demise of treaty shopping
Business

Canada signs historic OECD international tax treaty

Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting ratified
Profession

A trust deficit: Five surprises from the G20 Public Trust in Tax survey

The Canadian tax system is suffering from a serious trust deficit. So say the numbers in a recent global survey
Thought Leaders

Ian Lee: From the Panama Papers to capital gains

CBC Television personality Ian Lee of the Sprott School of Business is outspoken on the subject of taxation in Canada
Profession

What is Canadian Accountant?

Canadian Accountant is a news website devoted to the accounting profession in Canada. We are Canada's independent news source for the accounting profession
Practice

Practitioners angered by hasty CRA notice of assessments

Accounting practitioners have long complained that the wheels of the CRA move too slowly. But in the case of NOAs, they're moving too fast
Practice

The CRA responds to Canadian Accountant over NOAs

We get a response to the complaints of practitioners over notice of assessments
Bridget Noonan

The new review engagement standard

What does the new review engagement standard mean to your firm and clients? Like any good question in the accounting profession, the answer is "it depends"
Practice

Outlier: Bridgman & Durksen Chartered Accountants

How one small Ontario firm beat the odds and placed two students on the CFE National Honour Roll
David J. Rotfleisch

The CRA & KPMG: Far from a sweetheart deal

The deal offered to KPMG's clients is the deal I would have expected, says David Rotfleisch