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It’s Giving Season: Tax Credits for Charitable Donations vs. Political Contributions

By Adam / November 23, 2017 / Comments Off on It’s Giving Season: Tax Credits for Charitable Donations vs. Political Contributions

By: Alexandra Tzannidakis In the public mind, the idea of tax credits for giving to ‘good causes’ sometimes leads to confusion and conflation of charitable tax credits and political tax credits. The truth is that charities and political causes are legally very distinct concepts (there is no such thing as a political charity) and although…

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Bitcoin

The Penny Drops

By Adam / November 23, 2017 / Comments Off on The Penny Drops

It is common knowledge that taxation authorities around the world are playing catch up with the developments of new technology. One of the most interesting areas of such ongoing technological development has been the advent of Bitcoin. But at least in the case of Bitcoin it seems that the Income Tax Act’s broad general definitions…

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Unfiled HST/GST

By Adam / November 16, 2017 / Comments Off on Unfiled HST/GST

If you operate a business, whether you are a small business or a large corporation, you must file your HST/GST returns.  If you have unfiled  HST/GST returns you will run into issues with the CRA, and also incur impending interest charges, steep fines and penalties.   Unfiled HST/GST returns should not be taken lightly.  Consult an…

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