RLB Blog

Categories

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.

Continue Reading

I’ve Submitted my Tax Return on Time… Now What?

I’ve Submitted my Tax Return on Time… Now What?

Cheers to making the “April 30th deadline”! So… now what? Now it’s a “choose your own adventure” based on your situation. 

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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?

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

How Will I Get my Notice of Assessment?

How Will I Get my Notice of Assessment?
February 17, 2021

There are four options to receive your Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA):

Continue Reading

Making a Payment to the CRA

Making a Payment to the CRA
February 17, 2021

So, you've submitted your receipts, run the numbers, and filed your taxes. What's next? When it comes to making a payment to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), you have several options. 

Continue Reading

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!

Continue Reading

Working from Home and the CRA

Working from Home and the CRA
December 16, 2020

Canada Revenue Agency Allows Simplified Tax Claims for Employees Working From Home Are you working from home and have home office expenses piling up?

Continue Reading

What the Fall Economic Statement Means for You: Three Key Takeaways

What the Fall Economic Statement Means for You: Three Key Takeaways

On November 30, 2020, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland released the 2020 Fall Economic Statement. As anticipated, it proposes further spending and relief measures in response to the pandemic.

Continue Reading