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Beware of Fraud: Tips for Avoiding Scams

Beware of Fraud: Tips for Avoiding Scams
April 5, 2021

Ever had a threatening phone message supposedly left by the CRA? Read news stories about an unsuspecting senior bulk-purchasing iTunes gift cards to avoid more severe penalties? The truth is new ways to scam Canadians pop up daily. Robot voicemails and requests for gift cards are still happening in our communities – but there are many more scams running that you might not know. Beware of fraud! Do you know how to protect yourself and your loved ones from some of the less obvious scam attempts?

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Ontario’s 2021 Budget Announcement: What It Means For You

Ontario’s 2021 Budget Announcement: What It Means For You

On Wednesday, March 24th, Ontario Finance Minister Peter Bethlenfalvy unveiled the province’s 2021 budget. This spending plan focused on healthcare, small businesses, and families with several key financial proposals. Read more about the 2021 budget announcement.

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Navigating COVID-19 Benefits for Your Business

Navigating COVID-19 Benefits for Your Business

Navigating COVID-19 relief programs over the past 12-months has been a challenge for many businesses. Your accountant or business advisor can help. One year later, what do the COVID-19 benefits mean for your business?

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Understanding the Personal Federal COVID-19 Benefits

Understanding the Personal Federal COVID-19 Benefits

With all of the personal COVID-19 benefits and relief measures introduced in the last 12 months, do you know where you stand? Heading into tax season - now is a great time to find out.

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The 10 Things Your Accountant Wishes You Knew

The 10 Things Your Accountant Wishes You Knew

Have you ever wondered what your accountant wishes you knew? Our team has compiled a list of 10 things they wish you knew. Here they are, in no particular order...  

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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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Spending, Support & Staycation – Ontario’s Action Plan

Spending, Support & Staycation – Ontario’s Action Plan
November 6, 2020

On November 5, 2020, Ontario’s Finance Minister Rod Phillips released details of the Ontario budget, an action plan highly focused on spending while also declaring 2021 as the year of the staycation in Ontario. The spending and incentives target a wide variety of individuals and businesses. Some key highlights of the plan include:

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Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) – New Relief & New Acronym

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) – New Relief & New Acronym
October 14, 2020

On Friday, October 9, further COVID-19 relief measures were announced outlining the expansion of existing programs and creating a new program, the Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS). Details are still forthcoming, but we have some insight into the framework of these program changes and additions.

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Succession: Summary for Success

Succession: Summary for Success

Planning is always the key to success in any endeavour and succession is no different. The well-planned transition of your business can benefit you financially while also providing you with peace of mind that your business will become your legacy.

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Succession: What are my options?

Succession: What are my options?

Business owners work for years to build up a business that they are proud only to come to the grim realization that they will be walking away from it all upon retirement. But transitioning the business doesn’t have to be a scary thing when you know what options are available. With appropriate planning, the transition of both management and ownership can happen over time, allowing the business to continue to evolve with a contribution from both the old and new owners.

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