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COVID-19 is accelerating change at Canadian accounting firms

Part one in a series on the post-pandemic accounting office
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IRS may require snowbirds stuck in the US to file tax returns

Snowbirds caught in the US due to COVID-19 may face tax issues, says Gabriel Castillo
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Message to Canadian owners of US rental properties: The IRS is going to be in your neighbourhood

The IRS will roll out a new enforcement campaign later this year
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Shifting to virtual: 3 tips for providing feedback to virtual accounting teams

Structured performance feedback is vital to virtual teams, says Sofia Arisheh
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Equity, deadline and when CRA is at fault

A Canadian tax lawyer analysis of Dutka v. The Queen
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Tax disputes and tax filing and payment relief efforts in the age of COVID-19

Joseph A. Gill of McKercher LLP reviews changes to tax deadlines
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Suing the Canada Revenue Agency for negligence

Upper level costs awarded to CRA in lengthy accounting case over SR&ED credits
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The Tax Court Of Canada tests a new procedure – The Preliminary Ruling Docket

2020 initiative driven by increased objections, case backlog
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How accounting, finance can navigate regulatory reporting complexity during the pandemic

Massimo Marinelli of EY Canada on staying committed to business fundamentals during COVID-19
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6 financial reporting and assurance considerations under COVID-19

Depending on the year-end of the organization, the financial reporting impact and the reporting considerations will be significantly different, says Bridget Noonan of Clearline Consulting
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Coronavirus & accountants series, conclusion: Colby McGeachy

And some observations from this week's 5-part series
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Coronavirus & accountants series, part four: Sole practitioners

“If it was any other time of year, it would be so much easier”: Catherine Barrie and Larry Hemeryck of Ontario
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Coronavirus & accountants series, part three: Ish Jindal CPA

Precaution not panic as clients react differently to COVID-19, says Ish Jindal
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Coronavirus & accountants series, part two: Andersen Tax LLP

The COVID-19 outbreak has occurred at a critical time for accounting firms
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Coronavirus & accountants: 6 accounting firms speak out

First of a 5-part series: Jason Kingston of DSK LLP in Cambridge & Kitchener
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5 fun takeaways from the 2020 Accounting & Bookkeeping Survey

The annual survey is a goldmine of information on Canadian accountants, sole practitioners and SME firms
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Which mid-sized accounting firm gained the most new clients last year?

Our annual report of 2019 SEDAR filing data crunched by Audit Analytics
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Crown bound by settlement agreement to allow losses it claimed to be a fiction

Gergely Hegedus of Dentons Canada on a recent Federal Court of Appeal decision
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1074022 B.C. Ltd. v. Li: The need for legislative reform

A misinterpretation of section 116 of the Income Tax Act in a BC real estate case
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KPMG Canada leads Big Four in audit client gains, losses

Our annual report of 2019 SEDAR filing data crunched by Audit Analytics
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Coronavirus tax relief: Finally some good news for accountants

Sole practitioners, small firms will benefit most from deadline extensions
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CRA further circumscribes trust 21-year planning strategies involving non-resident beneficiaries

The CRA's stated positions will result in a chill on tax practitioners' advice to their clients, says Stephen Sweeney of Miller Thomson
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Changing of the guard in northern BC accounting

As Deloitte and PwC leave, MNP expands its footprint through mergers
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Scott v The Queen: The importance of evidence

How two brothers came under the scrutiny of the Tax Court of Canada
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3 things to consider about the new CSRS 4200 accounting standard

The new CSRS 4200 is the most impactful on firms since tax reform in 2017, says Bridget Noonan. What should your firm’s first steps be?