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Profession

Seven Canadians in Practice Ignition 2020 Top 50 Women in Accounting

Recognizing female accounting and bookkeeping professionals globally
Profession

Federal Court takes hard look at scope of protection available to official mark

Intellectual Property Lawyer John McKeown looks at a recent Federal Court decision involving CPA Ontario and the CPA official mark
Transfer Pricing

Key takeaways from Supreme Court's termination of Cameco transfer pricing saga

The gulf will continue to grow between Canadian tax law and OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines, says Steve Suarez of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Profession

Business valuation, climate change guide published by CPA Canada, A4S partners

The A4S Essential Guide to Valuations and Climate Change is part of The Prince of Wales’s Accounting for Sustainability Project
Transfer Pricing

Transfer pricing in the time of COVID-19

How the consequences of COVID-19 impact TP reporting and compliance is complex, say Claire M.C. Kennedy and Hennadiy Kutsenko of Bennett Jones
Business

Corporation tax: ‘race to bottom’ may be ending after 40 years — here’s why it never made sense

The Canadian corporate tax rate follows decades-long global pattern of reduction
Practice

CRA moves forward with international audits despite continued backlog

Despite the current pandemic, Canada continues to combat international tax evasion, reports Elizabeth Egberts and Laurie Goldbach of BLG
Business

Annual reports should inform society — not only those with a financial interest

Climate accounting standards an example of societal impact, explains Financial Accounting Professor Alan Jagolinzer
Business

COVID-19: The economic wildcard of the Biden Administration

Canadian accounting, economic experts say COVID-19 will determine U.S. economic stimulus and recovery
Thought Leaders

Footing the COVID-19 bill: Economic case for tax hike on wealthy

How Canada compares to Western economies in terms of taxes and inequality
Business

Which Canadian economic sectors will benefit from the Biden Administration?

The economic impact on Canada will depend on who controls the U.S. Senate, say expert Canadian accountants, economists
Business

How would big tax hikes from Joe Biden affect Canada?

Canadian accounting, economic experts predict a tough road ahead for Biden
Transfer Pricing

AgraCity Ltd. v. The Queen, case study

Will recent CRA tax court losses result in the toughening of transfer pricing rules?
Business

Free trade or tariffs? How the Biden Administration will affect Canadian, global trade

China the focus of U.S. policy, say Canadian accountants, economists
Thought Leaders

What Joe Biden’s climate plan means for Canada

Professor Robert O'Brien of McMaster University details three economic implications of the Biden climate plan
Thought Leaders

U.S. election results may suggest ethics no longer matter … just like in Canada

Thought leader Ako Ufodike, FCPA, FCGA on the importance of ethics to voters in Canada and the U.S.
Thought Leaders

Ant Group: why America is missing out on the biggest IPO in history

The biggest losers of the fight over Chinese audit transparency will be capital markets and investment funds says Daniel Broby
Thought Leaders

The weak dollar: why it won’t be replaced as global reserve currency

We should not expect a new financial order; the US dollar is soft but not for long
Practice

The CRA's pursuit of real estate data goes south of the border

Lost tax revenue in the real estate sector has been a key issue for the CRA, say David Piccolo and Jessica Bishara of TaxChambers LLP in Toronto.
Profession

Audit keeps failing — here’s why a fundamental change is needed

Recent failures of the auditing profession and Big Four accounting firms proves auditors should be responsible for detecting fraud in financial statements
Practice

Do Swiss banks owe your accounting clients money?

Clock is ticking for investors who held Swiss bank accounts to claim reimbursements of retrocessions deemed illegal
Thought Leaders

Paying for coronavirus will have to be like war debt — spread over generations

There is no magic money tree in economics, says Anton Muscatelli
Profession

Accounting profession publishes views on beneficial ownership transparency

CPA Canada and IFAC joint report on registries as AML tools
Thought Leaders

Governments must resist coronavirus lobbying and focus on long-term transformation

Corporations around the world are seeking another massive bailout by taxpayers
Thought Leaders

Could COVID-19 turn Canadians from debtors into savers?

The final part of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models