Toronto, ON – Collins Barrow Toronto is pleased to welcome Grand Lui, CPA, CA as audit partner. With 14 years of experience, Grand supports Canadian companies with initial and secondary public offerings, Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) registration, financial due diligence and strategic consulting.
Are you a Canadian resident who has relocated to the United States for work? This is complicated for many reasons, but the tax implications can be especially daunting. Let's take a closer look at several residency scenarios and clarify your tax obligations - in Canada AND the U.S.
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The Income Tax Act (ITA) contains many anti-avoidance rules forbidding taxpayers from misusing the provisions of the ITA to achieve tax benefits contrary to Canadian tax policy. The 2015 Federal Budget has proposed changes to one of these anti-avoidance rules, which may significantly impact the ability of business owners to move cash and assets between companies.
Toronto, ON – The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently announced a number of amendments, which adjust disclosure obligations (National Instrument 51-102), audit committee requirements (National Instrument 52-110) and general prospectus requirements (National Instrument 41-101) for venture issuers. Collins Barrow Toronto experts have reviewed the amendments and highlighted the changes that may impact clients and corporate partners:
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With the 2015 Federal Budget effectively increasing the lifetime capital gains exemption (LCGE) for qualified farm property (QFP) to $1 million, now is a good time to revisit capital gains tax planning. (The LCGE portion of the budget was enacted on June 23, 2015.)
Are you one of the many Canadians who have inadvertently overcontributed to their Registered Retirement Savings Plans? If so, you should be aware that excess RRSP contributions are subject to a penalty tax of one per cent per month of the excess contribution.
The investment funds industry has experienced significant growth in the last 20 years directly contributing to the wellbeing of the Canadian economy. As the leading advisors to the mid-market investment funds sector, we are the right partners to bring greater financial clarity and guidance.
Toronto, ON – In his role as the international liaison to Baker Tilly International, Collins Barrow Toronto partner John Sinclair, CPA, CA presented to select companies investing and operating in the Australian mining sector. His presentation in Brisbane, Australia was part of a joint event hosted with Baker Tilly International member firm Pitcher Partners.
Businesses often require employees to use automobiles to perform their employment duties. Most often, a business will provide an automobile to the employee or will pay the employee for use of the employee’s own vehicle. These options present different income tax consequences for the employer and the employee.