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Toronto, ON – Collins Barrow partner Charan Kumar Bommireddipalli presents on using governance, risk and compliance (GRC) tools to do more with less. At the Infonex Internal Controls conference, taking place in Toronto on June 19, Charan will discuss structuring the governance process and leveraging tools provided by GCR software to facilitate greater efficiency.
There has been much discussion in recent months of tax avoidance and evasion. The March 2013 Federal Budget proposes to introduce the Stop International Tax Evasion Program, which would reward individuals (up to 15% of federal tax collected) who provide tips on significant international tax non-compliance leading to collection of outstanding federal taxes in excess of $100,000.
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As is the case in much of the world, Canadian taxation is for the most part based on the concept of residence. But the issue of determining residence can be problematic, particularly where individuals leave or think they have entered or left Canada.
Collins Barrow partners John Oakey and Todd King recently teamed up with McInnes Cooper partner Daren Baxter to present to the Atlantic Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Planners (STEP) on Estate Planning for Canadians with US Connections. Their session addressed US domestic tax considerations and cross-border estate planning for an audience of estate planning specialists from throughout Atlantic Canada.
With today’s technology, it is becoming increasingly easy to sell products to individuals and companies all around the world. Many Canadian companies have developed great business relationships with U.S. customers, selling a wide variety of goods.
Halifax, NS – Collins Barrow partner John Oakey recently joined the Education Committee of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Canada, a leading representative and training organization. Within this role, John will work to advance and raise standards in technical knowledge for trust and estate practitioners.
TORONTO, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Collins Barrow is pleased to announce that Granite Partners recently made a major investment in SIM Digital, allowing SIM to acquire PS Production Services Ltd. Effective May 2, the deal enables SIM to offer a full suite of complementary equipment and services that will provide television and movie production companies with one stop shopping.
Michael Bondy, Partner with Collins Barrow in London, Ontario, talks about farm succession planning and some of the tips and traps farmers experience as they look to transition their farm business.
Collins Barrow manager Scott Sonley presents at an RBC Dominion Securities seminar on June 11. Taking place in Oshawa, the session focuses on maximizing business valuation in the early, mid and exit stages. Scott will provide advice on tax planning and operational effectiveness.
Toronto, ON – Collins Barrow partner Charan Kumar Bommireddipalli speaks to the ISACA Toronto Chapter on June 13. In his presentation, Operationalizing IT Governance, Charan will discuss the role of IT standards and best practices in establishing good governance.
Collins Barrow Windsor managing partner Denise Hrastovec and her husband, Peter Hrastovec, will be honoured at the Jewish National Fund of Windsor 2013 Negev Dinner. Taking place June 19, the event celebrates Israel’s 65th birthday.
Canadian corporations seeking to expand their operations often look southward to grow their business. By expanding into the United States, Canadian corporations can potentially gain access to a much larger market than is available in Canada. For a variety of valid reasons, Canadian corporations often choose a U.S. corporation as a vehicle for expansion into the U.S. But once this structural decision is made, the question becomes, how to finance the U.S. operations?