On March 17, 2016, the Finance Minister, Carlos Leitão, tabled the 2016-2017 Quebec Budget.
When measuring success, it pays to keep your distance
Your business has stayed the course amidst untold degrees of uncertainty and persevered through the ups and downs. You have made significant sacrifices throughout this endeavour, bringing you to the very moment you are living today. But how well is your business really doing? Can you determine whether your business is successful or not?
Edmonton, AB – Collins Barrow Edmonton LLP is proud to announce that Samuel Young has been named a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA). The designation is awarded to CPA members who have earned career and community achievements of distinction and honoured the profession.
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As a leading mid-market firm, we have been serving the Montréal business community for more than 70 years. From real estate to manufacturing, import/export and high-tech to retail and the service industry, we have experience in virtually every sector of the Canadian economy. Committed to professionalism and excellence in personalized service, we adapt to the changing needs of every client. Quite simply, we put our clients first.
With the recent release of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists’ (ICIJ) investigation of offshore tax havens used by a law firm based in Panama (known as the “Panama Papers”), the question of what Canada is doing to ensure that its taxpayers are disclosing offshore assets and reporting the related income is front and centre in the minds of many taxpayers.
This technical bulletin covers the various developments from January to March 2016. Collins Barrow regularly publishes Technical Bulletin for the general interest of its clients and friends to highlight the continually changing accounting and assurance standards, and the interpretations thereof, in Canada.
Calgary, AB – Collins Barrow Calgary LLP is proud to have been selected as one of Alberta’s Top 70 Employers for 2016. Key reasons the firm was awarded this honour include: student hiring practices, subsidies for job-related courses and professional accreditation training programs, the firm’s formal mentoring program, wellness policies and corporate social responsibility programs.
Entrepreneurs work hard at building their enterprise – but most of them want to eventually reap the rewards by selling all or part of their business. Entrepreneurs may focus on maximizing the purchase price through negotiation with a prospective purchaser, which is important. But they may be missing out on some important tax planning steps that can also have a significant impact on how much after-tax proceeds they can retain subsequent to the sale.
Sudbury, ON – Collins Barrow SNT LLP is pleased to participate in the Advocis Northern Ontario Education Summit on April 21, offering insight into recent and upcoming tax changes.
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Ottawa, ON – Collins Barrow Ottawa is proud to be a sponsor of Hospice Care Ottawa’s annual Hike for Hospice, on Sunday, May 1. Hike for Hospice is a unique national fundraising event that brings together organizations working in hospice palliative care to raise funds and awareness in their community. The funds raised ensure that many more Canadians will receive this exceptional service.
Recent amendments to the Income Tax Act have made fundamental changes to the tax rules for estates and wills. Lawyers and trustees should familiarize themselves with these new aspects.