CPA Canada recently convened a conference call with members of its tax committees and other stakeholders to obtain input on Finance Canada’s follow-up measures – announced mid-October – regarding the proposals to address tax planning using private corporations. While the follow-up measures appear to represent some steps forward, these proposa..
CPA Canada has submitted its views and recommendations in response to the Government of Canada’s consultations on tax planning using private corporations...
Fall is here, which means falling leaves, chilly weather, and new CPA Alberta PD seminars!..
With the Government of Canada currently in the process of receiving comments, concerns and views on their proposed tax changes, CPA Alberta wants to ensure its members are fully informed on the issue, ways to have their voices heard, and the profession’s response to the issue. Because these proposed tax changes are coming from the Federal lev..
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently shared an advisory that it is using country-by-country reporting to more effectively identify Transfer Pricing and Profit Shifting Risks. It is working with international partners, including a recent agreement with the U.S., to improve global tax transparency and address income tax base erosion and profit sh..
Each year Alberta CPAs, candidates, and students cvolunteer to help low-income Albertans complete their tax returns free of charge. The CPA Alberta Tax Clinic Program holds clinics in Edmonton, Calgary and surrounding communities in co-operation with seniors’ homes, community centres, and other not-for-profit agencies. The 2017 clinics wrappe..
Do you use form RC59, Business Consent, to get online access to your business clients’ information in Represent a Client? If you do, here are three important things you should know: After May 15, to request online access to tax information for a business, you will need to complete the authorization request in Represent a Client. Form RC59 wil..
The Canada Revenue Agency has provided a list of important changes for tax professionals and tax preparers for the 2017 tax-filing season. Here’s what you need to know:..
The questions and answers from the 2016 CRA Roundtables are now available...
by Hugh Neilson FCPA, FCA, TEP With more than 500 CPA Alberta Professional Development seminars to choose from, making a decision on how to earn your PD hours isn’t always easy. But if you’ve got your eyes set on tax, then Hugh Neilson might be able to teach you a few things. Hugh has more than 25 years of public practice experience, fo..