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Canada faces huge physical costs from climate change, making net zero a great investment

Tackling climate change more than pays for itself say new finance study
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.05.22: Big Four audit split, accounting standards setter goes global, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Taxation

Canada among low corporate tax jurisdictions as global average falls

New trend of rising rates has already begun, says international accounting network
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.05.22: Economic turmoil, KPMG Roam, MNP branding, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Profession

CPAB: No gap in Canadian audit watchdog’s fraud thematic review

Canadian Public Accountability Board publishes recommendations for auditors amidst global scrutiny of fraud detection failures
Thought Leaders

Substantive CCPCs: Is the tax deferral game over?

Allan Lanthier: Ottawa’s new substantive Canadian-controlled private corporation rules should end tax planning that seeks to manipulate non-CCPC status
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CEWS reviews & more are now covered by Audit Shield!

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Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.05.08: CRA court allegations, NS squid jigging, landlords and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Profession

More diversity among inductees of 2022 Canadian Accounting Hall of Fame

Selection committee addresses omissions noted by Canadian Accountant in 2021
Profession

Special Report: Less is more in new audit engagements at Canadian Big Four accounting firms

KPMG led rivals in net new audit clients but PwC scored the biggest win in 2021
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.05.01: CRA psychology, risky business, tax season ends and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Profession

IFAC report: Audit fees in Canada rise to seven-year high

Canadian audit fees trail US surge but remain far ahead of European auditors
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
Profession

Is Canada’s audit watchdog ready to bare its teeth?

The Canadian Public Accountability Board says it's planning changes to its disclosure practices amidst media scrutiny and changing best practices
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.04.24: Come-from-away taxes, truck taxes, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Practice

Transferring cryptocurrency to a bare trustee or holding cryptocurrency as a bare trustee

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch on Canadian cryptocurrency tax planning through the use of bare trusts
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.04.17: Simu celebrates, Glacier investigates, and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

The federal budget hits private corporations with foreign affiliates

Allan Lanthier: Why Canada’s federal budget included tax measures against CCPCs with CFAs earning foreign accrual property income
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.04.10: Budget tough on tax avoidance, ISSB Montreal, SR&ED warning and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Thought Leaders

The Des Groseillers decision: Charitable donations of stock options

Allan Lanthier: The resolution of a Quebec tax dispute is now in the hands of the Supreme Court, which has recently been taxpayer-friendly
Thought Leaders

Why Canadian accountants are needed in human capital reporting

Nick Shepherd explains why a recent corporate case shows the financial cost of ignoring HR intangible assets
Practice

A Canadian tax lawyer's guide on net worth assessments – Halls v The Queen, 2022 TCC 14

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David Rotfleisch on a net worth assessment win for the CRA involving a taxpayer's record keeping
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.04.03: Acronym soup – PBO, CRA, ISSB, CPAB and more 

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 22.03.27: Liberal NDP tax deal, carbon tax, acting senior and more 

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

The economic case for the mining industry to support carbon taxation

Rather than opposing carbon taxes, the mining sector should become a global advocate for aggressive carbon targets