Management

Thought Leaders

Remote work requires us to reconsider how to evaluate and pay employees

Professional services employee evaluation, compensation schemes don’t work when WFH, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
Profession

New campaign shows how CPAs will chart the course in post-pandemic recovery

New multi-media campaign, "Charting the Course," profiles businesses and individual CPAs
Practice

Refinancing Prescribed-Rate Loans Used For Income Splitting

Vincent E. Didkovsky of Newport Private Wealth and Michael Goldberg of Minden Gross on minimizing the risk of a challenge from the CRA
Technology

How ScanSnap helps accountants work from home

Remote work is here to stay. A document scanner is essential hardware
Thought Leaders

Have we just stumbled on the biggest productivity increase of the century?

By eliminating commuter time, working from home can boost productivity
Profession

What does IES 8 mean for smaller Canadian accounting firms?

Bridget Noonan, CPA, CA on how to ensure compliance with International Education Standard 8
Practice

Director's liability and the Income Tax Act statutory limitation

Tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch looks at Soulliere v The Queen
Taxation

Me Too defeats You Too in Tax Court

The Penate decision by the Tax Court of Canada is welcome awareness of racial and gender discrimination, says Claire M.C. Kennedy and Anu Nijhawan of Bennett Jones LLP
Thought Leaders

How to maintain employee development during the pandemic

Accounting firms are changing the ways they develop employees during COVID-19, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
Practice

How to help clients avoid grant penalties in SR&ED claims

When a client wins grant funding, it can have a dramatic impact on their claim
Practice

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
Thought Leaders

COVID-19 could have a lasting, positive impact on workplace culture

Accounting firms will allow senior employees to work from home, says Erica Pimentel, CPA, CA
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

Shifting to virtual: 4 tips for transitioning in-person training to virtual learning

Reimagining the way accounting firms deliver training to accountants and staff can result in a powerful remote learner, says Sofia Arisheh
Profession

St-Jean to replace Thomas as head of Canadian accounting profession

CPA Canada has announced the appointment of Charles-Antoine St-Jean its new president and CEO, replacing Joy Thomas
Practice

Shifting to virtual: 5 tips to conduct effective virtual meetings

Running effective, productive and engaging virtual meetings requires a different approach, says Sofia Arisheh
Business

Will CRA pursue directors for deferred GST/HST?

Directors should take steps to maximize their ability to successfully invoke the due diligence defence in regards to GST/HST remittance deferral
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
Technology

With the increase in remote work, businesses need to protect themselves against cyberattacks

The “start, stop, continue” cybersecurity strategy from Professor Michael Parent
Practice

The Corporate Piggy Bank: Accessing corporate cash through use of short-term specific purposes loans

Gergely Hegedus and Keith Hennel of Dentons on short-term corporate loans during the current COVID-19 pandemic
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
Technology

Why you must include price protection for cloud software renewals

Agreement renewals are a vendor payday, says tech negotiation expert Phil Downe
Profession

COVID-19 pandemic promotes paperless public practices

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

Shifting to virtual: 3 tips for onboarding new hires virtually

Adapting onboarding practices to welcome new hires remotely is a new way forward, says Sofia Arisheh