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Save Tax with the GST/HST Quick Method

If applied in the appropriate situation, the GST/HST quick method can save business owners both tax and time. Typically, businesses can use the quick method if taxable sales (including the GST/HST and zero-rated supplies) for the business and their associates do not exceed $400,000 for the fiscal year. When using the quick method, instead of […]


Tax Deductions for Performing Artists

If you are a performing artist such as an actor or a musician, the Canada Revenue Agency has special rules that pertain to you.  This article covers all the details and specifies the tax write-offs or expenses(Tax Deductions) that you may be able to deduct from your income.  Now that we’ve set the stage, read on… […]

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Tax Solutions

Tax Problem Solutions More often than not, complex tax problems are unanticipated; not to mention, they are almost always without clarification or simple answers. The support of a competent tax professional can help you with feasible tax solutions, which could be your first step towards the best possible outcome. If you are seeking feasible, practical […]

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Tax Problems

Are You Facing One of The Following Tax Problems? Tax Audit Tax Arrears Problems Unreported Income Back Tax Demand to File Overdue Tax Debts CRA Tax Relief Late Tax Payroll Tax Arrears Unfair Income Garnishment Tax Reassessment Canadian Tax Relief CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) Taxpayer Relief Voluntary Disclosure Program or VDP Tax Amnesty or Tax […]


Tax Representation-UPDATE

Professional tax representation is the best tool to combat CRA Agents The Canada Revenue Agency’s (short for CRA) agents can sometimes be very demanding and intimidating, especially while dealing directly with the tax payers. In fact, it would not be an exaggeration to say that they are the reason behind the sleepless nights of many […]

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Interest rates for the third calendar quarter

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts owed by the CRA to individuals and corporations. These rates will be in effect from July 1, 2017, to September 30, 2017. There have been no changes to the prescribed interest rates […]

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Statement from the Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) confirmed Monday that it will not seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal that granted BP Canada Energy Company’s (BP Canada) appeal of an order to release certain records to the CRA. The CRA believes the ability to obtain […]

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Reminder – June 15, 2020, is the deadline for self-employed individuals to file their 2019 income tax and benefit return

if you are self-employed or the spouse or common-law partner of someone who is, the deadline to file your 2016 income tax and benefit return is midnight on June 15, 2017. The legislated due date for any balance owing is April 30. However, since that date is a Sunday in 2017, the Canada Revenue Agency […]

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RC59 – Reminder for representatives: An important change is coming to form RC59 in May 2020

Do you use form RC59, Business Consent, to get online access to your business clients’ information in Represent a Client? If you do, here are three important things you should know: After May 15, to request online access to tax information for a business, you will need to complete the authorization request in Represent a Client. Form RC59 will no […]