Combating the shrinking accountant talent pool

Three ways accountants and bookkeeping professionals can usher in the next generation of accounting talent to help curb the ongoing crisis in hiring staff

When can discovery answers of a deceased Canadian be used under subsections 100(6)-(7) of the Tax Court Of Canada rules?

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on a Tax Court decision involving the testimony of a taxpayer who died soon after discovery

The ‘tax-free trap’: How a simple phrase skews Canadians’ savings choices

Canadian taxpayers may be sacrificing long-term savings for short-term investments due to heuristic language that simplifies complex decisions

Combating the shrinking accountant talent pool

Three ways accountants and bookkeeping professionals can usher in the next generation of accounting talent to help curb the ongoing crisis in hiring staff

When can discovery answers of a deceased Canadian be used under subsections 100(6)-(7) of the Tax Court Of Canada rules?

Canadian accountant and tax lawyer David J Rotfleisch on a Tax Court decision involving the testimony of a taxpayer who died soon after discovery

The ‘tax-free trap’: How a simple phrase skews Canadians’ savings choices

Canadian taxpayers may be sacrificing long-term savings for short-term investments due to heuristic language that simplifies complex decisions

Accounting News

Business

Caledon Mayor Annette Groves ignores residents, forces approval of 35,000 new homes

Caledon council voted in favour of rezoning agricultural land over the objections of taxpayers concerned about property tax increases and the Greenbelt
Business

Approval of 35k homes Tuesday will threaten Greenbelt, trigger devastating tax hike for Caledon residents

Caledon taxpayers want to know how they will be protected from the municipal property tax hikes that may be needed to pay for infrastructure costs
Profession

BC accounting firm De Visser Gray censured and fined by US audit watchdog

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board notes repeated use of Canadian Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) audit programs for US audits
Profession

Sunday News Roundup 24.06.16: Capital gains narratives and more Canadian accounting news

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

Sunday News Roundup 24.06.09: Capital gains vote, Bondfield auditors, and more Canadian accounting news

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

Carbon Tax: Correction demanded for 'big error' in carbon price report

A recent PBO report overestimated the real costs of the carbon tax because it mistakenly included the impact of industrial carbon prices on individual Canadians
Practice

Federal Court Of Appeal overturns GAAR assessment on the existence of alternative transactions

Canadian tax accountant and lawyer David J Rotfleisch explains why the FCA quashed a Tax Court of Canada decision involving a CRA GAAR abuse analysis

The tax profession's talent crisis: The transformative Certificate of Canadian Income Tax Practice

The Certificate of Canadian Income Tax Practice is a game-changer, that helps attract new talent to the tax profession and prepare them for successful careers



A Privilege Primer, Part I: Gaudreau reminds that there is no accountant-client privilege in Canada. But why?

Can the courts compel Canadian accountants to disclose their tax analysis? In the first of a three-part series, Brian Studniberg of Henein Hutchison Robitaille LLP looks at the Gaudreau case currently before the Federal Court of Appeal in Quebec