Keep up to date with our newest blawgs – informal, short and to the point!

Tax Lawyer vs Accountant

With the Law Society of Alberta’s recent announcement launching Locum Connect, we thought it was an important time to make sure solo practitioners and small firms understand the difference between using a tax lawyer, and using an accountant. Although accountants may...

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The Wonderful World of Tax Appeals

Canadian Tax Haiku of the week: Tax Court appeals:  Be sure you are advised The stakes are too high Introduction A few weeks ago we discussed the process of handling disputes with the Canada Revenue Agency (hereinafter, CRA) once they have initiated an audit and up to...

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Steering Glaciers

How Bureaucratic Inertia at the CRA is Exposing You to Risk  Tax Haiku of the Week Slow moving glaciers, Impossible to control, Taxpayers beware. Introduction Most of us are aware that in addition to glaciers simply being really old, really big ice, they are also...

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Canada’s Voluntary Disclosures Programme

The Regularization of Undeclared Assets May Soon be Changing SO DO IT NOW OR FACE CONSEQUENCES! Tax Haiku of the Week Confess your tax sins! Income not declared?  Please seek Absolution now! INTRODUCTION The Canadian Voluntary Disclosures Program (the...

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Charities’ Spending on Politics

How the CBC got it wrong again. Really wrong. Again. Tax Haiku of the Week CBC is wrong, Begging them to find sources, Like Jerry Springer. The CBC published an opinion piece on Sunday with the sensationalist headline “The Liberals are considering loosening the reins...

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