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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?
Business

Survey: Risky financial behaviours keeping Canadians in debt

Insolvency practice of accounting firm MNP probes Canadians' money mistakes
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Donor Beware: The pitfalls of participating in a donation tax shelter

The Tax Court of Canada case Abreo v. The Queen
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Canadian accountants sign global climate change statement

CPA Canada aligns with global accounting bodies to address climate change
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How to persuade your accounting clients to adopt new technologies

Use the right approach and your clients will be scanning their own receipts, says Jennie Moore of Moore Details Inc.
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What risk does coronavirus pose to Canadian auditors?

Securities regulator issues statement following UK, US audit watchdogs
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The case of Muir v The Queen

Tax Court of Canada allows appeal over a section 160 assessment by the CRA
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A sad story about Mr. X. from country Y

Canadians are deemed guilty in an unfair tax system, says Tax Lawyer Dale Barrett
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Hamad v. The Queen

Canadian tax lawyer and accountant David Rotfleisch on due diligence In director liability for taxes
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Paletta et al v. the Queen, case study

Was a big Hollywood movie investment deal just make-believe?
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20 tax audit triggers

The more risk factors a taxpayer has, the greater the odds of being audited
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A Tale Of Two Taxpayers: Parts I and II

The Tax Court is not a court of equity, says Tax Lawyer Dale Barrett
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Bakorp Management: A milestone case for Canadian income tax law

Part I, Bakorp Management Ltd. v. Her Majesty The Queen: Choice of venue matters
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I lost my battle with the CRA, but I won the war

Taxpayers often lose at the objection stage, says Tax Lawyer Dale Barrett