Management

Thought Leaders

Gender diversity on corporate boards can improve organizational performance

Female board members are more likely to challenge ideas and opinions in a way the men were not, say Canadian accounting professors
Partner Posts

Year-End Survival KITS: Conquering payroll year-end without falling apart

Navigate your small business clients' payroll year-end with as little stress and hassle as possible. Download Wagepoint's free Year-End Survival KITs!
Practice

Down to brass tax: R&D vs SR&ED

Richard Hoy of Catax Canada looks at some real-world examples of the difference between research and development and actual Scientific Research & Experimental Development claims
Profession

Brand value at risk in planned accounting split of Ernst & Young audit and consulting lines

In the final part of a three-part series, why there may be no alternative to the splitting of audit and consulting at any of the Big Four accounting firms
Profession

Assurance, consulting monetization driving EY audit split, say accounting experts

In part two of a three-part series, experts see the potential for EY to monetize ESG, AI, and crypto while maintaining audit independence
Profession

Are global accounting regulators driving the audit and consulting split at EY?

In part one of a three-part series, Canadian observers explain why audit independence is a regulatory factor behind the Ernst & Young split
Thought Leaders

Pension priorities in insolvency: Will Bill C-228 finally make them a reality?

Despite legitimate concerns from the insolvency community, a private member's bill has quietly gained traction says David Bish of Torys LLP
Partner Posts

Why accounting and finance professionals are choosing Float corporate cards

Float cards and Float spend management software simplify business spending
Practice

Expert witness perils in SR&ED appeals

Stevan Novoselac of Gowling WLG on practical considerations for resolving SR&ED appeals, in light of a recent decision by the Federal Court of Appeal
Technology

How to combat the unethical and costly use of deepfakes

Forensic accountants and fraud examiners continue to see a rise in deepfake fraud
Practice

Zvilna v. The Queen: Director's liability for unpaid taxes, a note of caution to directors

Tax lawyer and accountant David J. Rotfleisch on the successful appeal of a director’s liability assessment before the Tax Court of Canada
Partner Posts

Remote life: How to hire and retain accounting professionals

It's hard to find and retain capable staff in a cloud-based practice, when anyone can work from anywhere, says Bianca Mueller of Wagepoint
Technology

A unified cybersecurity strategy is the key to protecting businesses

Cybersecurity auditing first step to risk mitigation say UQAM accounting professors
Partner Posts

CEWS reviews & more are now covered by Audit Shield!

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Practice

How contract agreements impact SR&ED claims

Canadian accountants filing SR&ED claims should be careful when their client companies use subcontractors, explains Richard Hoy of Catax Canada
Partner Posts

Cloud payroll – An accountant’s guide for onboarding small businesses and their employees

Start your client engagement relationships with trust with these handy onboarding checklists from Community Manager Bianca Mueller of Wagepoint
Practice

Avoiding the pitfalls of partnerships when making SR&ED claims

Partnerships participating in the SR&ED program may find the process to be significantly more complex compared with normal corporations
Management

Corporate leadership: Why the tone at the top has moral consequences

CPA Michael Rousseau of Air Canada is but one example of corporate leaders failing to set the tone at the top
Management

Using losses in a corporate group: An overview of loss consolidation

Brian Nichols and Kelsey Horning of GSNH on loss consolidation arrangements
Profession

Canadian accountants show backbone in new CPA ad campaign

CPAs portrayed as trusted advisors helping lead economic recovery
Business

RSM Canada: Pandemic’s unintended consequences may slow economic recovery

Global supply chain disruptions, labour shortage challenge middle-market firms
Thought Leaders

Corporate directors don’t see stopping wayward CEOs as their job – contrary to popular belief

A board’s ability to monitor for fraud, corruption or other problems is limited at best
Management

Fill in the non-GAAP: New disclosure requirements to become mandatory in August 2021

Marie-Christine Valois and Janie Harbec of Fasken review the new National Instrument 52-112, Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosure
Thought Leaders

4 ways companies can avoid post-pandemic employee turnover

High employee turnover is unwelcome news for employers, says Professor Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA, of the Smith School of Business, Queen's University
Thought Leaders

Entrepreneurs aren’t taking their companies public — and it’s a problem for our economy

Corporate governance and executive compensation regulation is at fault, say Calgary academics