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Canada Revenue Agency

COVID-19 UPDATE: Filing deadline extensions announced for corporations, trusts

UPDATE: On the heels of the federal government’s announcement this week of penalty deferrals for late T1 filings—which came in addition to a previous extension of the 2019 tax filing deadline to June 1, 2020, all to help Canadians impacted by COVID-19—Ottawa is also granting filing deadline extensions for certain corporations and trusts. Corporations that […]

Carbon Tax

What does the federal carbon tax really mean for your business?

The first week of the federal election campaign, most pundits griped, was a notably dull affair. At least until Time magazine published ‘brown face’ photos of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. That’s when the horserace to elect our next government got interesting. Whether the PM survives the scandal remains to be seen. But when the dust […]

Why business owners should think twice before shredding old tax records

There are a few questions that chartered accountants get asked all the time. They include (but are in no way limited to): What’s the key to growing a successful business? What’s the most tax-efficient way to draw profits from a corporation? Should I lease or buy my company car? What’s the minimum amount of time […]

Bogus CRA calls have entrepreneurs on edge

A recent spate of fraudulent calls has given some entrepreneurs reason to review their over-the-phone dealings with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Just yesterday, for example, a KRP client received a threatening call purportedly from CRA’s tax fraud investigation division. The telephone number provided by the individual was a legitimate-looking number with an Ottawa area code. […]