Provincial

Profession

From Lysyk to Ford: An accountant’s constructive criticism on COVID-19

The Auditor General’s report gave Ford both positive and negative feedback
Profession

Why Bonnie Lysyk was right to criticize Doug Ford

The Auditor General of Ontario has a broad mandate to exercise judgment. That includes reporting on the province's pandemic response
Profession

Has Doug Ford learned from the COVID-19 criticism of Ontario’s Auditor General?

Bonnie Lysyk was critical of Ontario’s pandemic response. Was it warranted?
Profession

MNP builds business in Kingston, Ont. with local merger

National accounting firm continues to Eastern expansion
Thought Leaders

‘New and improved’ Doug Ford doesn’t extend to the environment

Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk critical of Ford's environmental strategy
Practice

An accountant’s guide to property tax assessments across Canada

There are key differences in provincial approaches to appeals
Practice

When an accountant’s client is paying too much property tax

The next step may be an appeal … or no step at all
Profession

Ontario accounting firm launches formal affiliation with legal practices

Baker Tilly Trillium, PMHS Law and Ingenuity Counsel to function jointly
Profession

Doug Ford patronage scandal hits Ontario accounting profession

Updated with a statement from the Public Accountants Council for the Province of Ontario
Practice

Why accountants should question property tax assessments

Are your clients leaving money on the table?
Profession

CPA Fraud Blotter: Robbing Peter to pay Paul's iPads?

A roundup of recent fraud cases involving Canadian accountants
Thought Leaders

Municipalities: A Taxing Problem

Canadian cities desperately need new sources of revenue
Provincial

Why an Ontario tax credit for child care is a bad idea

Doug Ford's tax-rebate child care plan does not add up
Business

MNP LLP builds SW Ontario accounting business with farm firm

National firm merges Parkhill practice
Profession

The Samaroo Case: CRA slapped for malicious prosecution by BC Supreme Court

It's not unusual for immigrants to avoid banks, even stashing $100 bills. The onus was on the CRA to prove its case. It failed.
Profession

MNP, BDO, Grant Thornton announce accounting firm mergers

Update: 2018 M&A activity off to a big start as consolidation continues in public practice
Profession

Wolrige Mahon LLP expands to Ontario, launches Toronto office

Vancouver firm expands with two former Collins Barrow Toronto partners
Business

Canada's MNP LLP growing again through merger with London-based accounting firm

Merger continues major changes in Canadian accounting public practice
Profession

Mississauga firm makes case for flat accounting fees

Phoenix Management in Mississauga implemented a flat fee system three years ago. Founder LaMar Van Dusen says his business model is a success
Business

Another Great Year? How one MD&A levelled Home Capital

Class-action lawsuit naming two CPAs slated to be settled by Home Capital