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About the author: Blake De Luca
Blake is a tax specialist focused on indirect and cross-border tax. He aims to simplify and solve complex tax issues with an approach that is well balanced between technical knowledge and practical advice. Blake also loves to play or watch just about any sport (especially hockey) and enjoys spending time with his wife and dog, Monty.

GST/HST Changes Effective July 1st, 2021

GST/HST Changes Effective July 1st, 2021

GST/HST Changes Effective July 1, 2021 As many of us have been confined to our homes during the pandemic for some or all of the past year, it should come as no surprise that online shopping platforms have flourished. Canadians have enjoyed the convenience and safety of shopping from their living rooms, confirmed in the Government of Canada's Fall Economic Statement, where it was noted that retail e-commerce was up nearly 70% in the first eight months of 2020.

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Canadian and U.S. Personal Income Tax Filing Deadlines 2021

Canadian and U.S. Personal Income Tax Filing Deadlines 2021

After a year like no other, it’s hard to believe that tax season is here again. There is yet to be an announcement about extended filing deadlines in 2021, so our team is moving forward with filing as usual. That means – tax deadlines are quickly approaching! If we hear about any changes, we will update you right away!

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Changes to Quebec Sales Tax (QST) Effective January 1, 2019

Changes to Quebec Sales Tax (QST) Effective January 1, 2019
December 12, 2018

On June 12, 2018, Quebec Bill 150 received Royal Assent. The Bill includes changes relating to the application of the Quebec Sales Tax (QST) to supplies made by suppliers with no significant presence in Quebec through the implementation of a new “specified registration system.”

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Do I need to file a U.S. personal tax return?

Do I need to file a U.S. personal tax return?
March 12, 2018
| Taxes

If recent media attention, a job offer, travel plans to the U.S., or a new investment opportunity has you concerned about your U.S. personal tax filing requirements, you are not alone. Our U.S. tax team frequently gets asked this question.

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Changes to GST/HST Effective July 1, 2017

Changes to GST/HST Effective July 1, 2017