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To advance audit quality, new tools to assist audit committees with the oversight and evaluation of external auditors are now available. Collins Barrow encourages use of these tools in all types of entities.
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Engineering & Mining Journal recently called on Collins Barrow to inform an article about mining in Ontario. Ben Gibbons, vice president of corporate finance at Collins Barrow Toronto, met with writers to discuss private equity within the context of Canadian mining.
Winchester, ON – Collins Barrow partner Michael Barclay was recently appointed to serve as treasurer of the Dundas Manor board of directors. He succeeds Brian Mann, former managing partner of Collins Barrow WCM LLP, who previously held the position.
TORONTO, ON – Collins Barrow Toronto launches its infrastructure advisory practice, a unique offering in the Canadian market. The practice is being supported by the firm’s partnership with Balance Resources, a leading advisory company focused on the resource, infrastructure and construction sectors.
The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a government initiative intended to assist eligible Canadians with disabilities and their families in saving for their long-term financial security. It is effective for 2008 and later taxation years. Individuals who are disabled or have become disabled as a result of an accident may be in a position to take advantage of the RDSP.
Chatham, ON – Collins Barrow accountant William Bishop recently presented to members of the Canadian Association of Farm Advisors. His session addressed alternative minimum tax, focusing on its impact on farmers during the sale or transfer of personally owned farmland.
Ottawa, ON – Collins Barrow Ottawa principal Tracey Pagé receives special recognition at the Alzheimer Society Ottawa and Renfrew County AGM. A volunteer with the charity for the past 20 years, Tracey was instrumental in launching the region’s Walk for Memories.
Financing a U.S. subsidiary
When a Canadian company creates a U.S.-based subsidiary, one of the first issues to be addressed is how to fund those operations. Generally, funds may be advanced in the form of equity, debt or a combination of both.
On June 30, 2014, officials with the Canada Border Services Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security commenced a cross-border information exchange initiative, whereby certain information on individuals crossing the border will now be shared between the countries’ border officials. Included in this shared information will be biographical data and the number of days spent in each country, which may be used by each country’s governmental departments to ensure compliance with, among other things, income tax, immigration and health care regulations.
Courtice, ON – Collins Barrow partner Peter Hobb co-hosts a seminar on succession planning. The session is presented jointly with The Callery Group and in association with the Clarington Board of Trade.
TORONTO, ON – Canadian Business and PROFIT listed Collins Barrow Toronto on the 26th annual PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Having recently added an infrastructure advisory practice to an extensive range of specialty services, which complement its core audit and tax offerings, Collins Barrow Toronto is the fastest growing accounting firm in Canada.