Friday News Roundup 20.08.14: KPMG, Grant Thornton, rehiring stats, and fraudster jailed      

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news

Is the CRA's Northern Service Improvement Strategy enough?

Taxpayers ombudsperson says improvements still need to be made, reports Jeff Buckstein in the third of a three-part series on CRA service to northern Canada

Shifting to virtual: 3 tips to foster and promote team collaboration

With the rise in virtual teams comes the necessity to find innovative and effective ways to encourage collaboration, says Sofia Arisheh

Is the CRA unfairly targeting residents of northern Canada?

Northern Canadian communities express frustration with frequent CRA reviews, service delivery, and residence rules

Friday News Roundup 20.08.14: KPMG, Grant Thornton, rehiring stats, and fraudster jailed      

Wrapping up the odds and ends in this week’s Canadian accounting news

Is the CRA's Northern Service Improvement Strategy enough?

Taxpayers ombudsperson says improvements still need to be made, reports Jeff Buckstein in the third of a three-part series on CRA service to northern Canada

Shifting to virtual: 3 tips to foster and promote team collaboration

With the rise in virtual teams comes the necessity to find innovative and effective ways to encourage collaboration, says Sofia Arisheh

Is the CRA unfairly targeting residents of northern Canada?

Northern Canadian communities express frustration with frequent CRA reviews, service delivery, and residence rules



Accounting News

Business

Tax deadlines extended and CEWS amended by Bill C-20

Bhuvana Rai of BLG reviews Bill C-20 and its details relevant to tax practitioners
Business

E-commerce businesses now face PST registration in Saskatchewan

New rules part of a broader trend to tax digital platforms, say Nicolas Désy, Kassandra Grenier and Fred Purkey of McCarthy Tétrault
Profession

Taxpayer’s ombudsman report flags CRA service issues in Northern Canada

The CRA disputes allegations of Northern Canada service issues, in the first of a three-part series by business reporter Jeff Buckstein
Practice

Why Canadian accountants need a CEWS client engagement letter now more than ever

Accounting practitioners are under pressure during the current pandemic to meet their clients' needs. Clearline Consulting has COVID-19 practice-related resources to mitigate risk
Practice

That's a relief! CRA extends payment due dates again during COVID-19

Canada Revenue Agency announces further extension to payment due date for individual, corporate, and trust income tax returns



Practice Acceleration Series

Profession

COVID-19: How SME accounting firms will change post-pandemic

The fifth and final story in our series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms across Canada
Profession

COVID-19: Accounting firms are finding efficiencies amidst disruption

Part four in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at SME accounting firms across Canada
Profession

WFH: COVID-19 is accelerating remote work at accounting firms

Part three in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms
Profession

COVID-19 pandemic promotes paperless public practices

Part two in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms
Profession

COVID-19 is accelerating change at Canadian accounting firms

Part one in a series on the post-pandemic accounting office



Planning to Maximize the Capital Dividend Account — Part I

Tax Planning for the Non-Specialist Advisor: Unlocking Liquidity in Corporate Capital Losses, is part one of a three-part series by Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross LLP



Planning to Maximize the Capital Dividend Account — Part II

Part two of a three-part series, "Tax Planning for the Non-Specialist Advisor: Unlocking Liquidity in Corporate Capital Losses," by Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross LLP