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For small businesses and professional practices such as dentist offices, incorporation often leads to substantial tax savings. Collins Barrow's latest infographic provides an overview.
The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance, today tabled Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2014, a budget which confirms that the Government is on track to return to balanced budgets in 2015, with new measures that will create jobs and opportunities in an uncertain global economy and no new taxes on Canadian families or businesses.
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Courtice, ON – Collins Barrow Durham joins the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario in providing Free CPA Tax Clinics. Available until the end of March, these clinics assist people with low income in preparing their income tax returns free of charge. Volunteers from Collins Barrow are supporting locations throughout the Durham Region.
The U.S. income tax filing requirements of U.S. citizens living in Canada has seen more than its fair share of press coverage in recent times. That said, despite the onerous personal income tax filing obligations and related foreign bank and financial account disclosure requirements imposed on U.S. citizens living outside of the U.S., few of these taxpayers end up owing U.S. income tax.
Collins Barrow's Working knowledge infographic provides several tips to help employees maximize their tax savings this season.
Edmonton, AB - Collins Barrow Edmonton announces new partner Leon Pfeiffer. With over 20 years of public practice experience, Leon focuses on providing audit, tax and advisory services to publicly accountable and private enterprises.
Calgary, AB – Collins Barrow Calgary admits Jeff Lutzak to partnership. As Client Services Partner, Jeff focuses on private companies and provides audit, tax and advisory services to clients in a variety of industries.
Red Deer, AB – Collins Barrow Red Deer welcomes Gerald Birch as U.S. Tax Specialist. With over 21 years of stateside experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to clients with business interests in the U.S. Within this new role, Gerald will work closely with clients to address cross-border concerns and ensure taxes are minimized.
Ottawa, ON – Collins Barrow Ottawa supports the 15th Annual People’s Choice Business Awards, which are being presented by the West Ottawa Board of Trade on February 20.
Toronto, ON – Collins Barrow partners, Harry Blum and Vince Simonelli, presented to a capacity audience yesterday at Acquisitions: Getting the Straight Goods. Hosted by CIBC to educate clients on the buy side of mergers and acquisitions, their presentation focused on conducting effective financial due diligence.
Recently, Canada and the U.S. reached an agreement providing that Canada will assist with the collection and reporting of information to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on U.S. persons living here in Canada in order to comply with the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). See our February U.S. Tax Flash for details on the agreement.
Collins Barrow's All in the Family infographic offers a few tax saving tips for families in 2014.