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    Collins Barrow SGB LLP

    Collingwood Meaford Owen Sound Walkerton

    Client service has been the foundation of Collins Barrow SGB LLP for over 60 years. We offer experience, insight and expertise to our clients throughout the Simcoe, Grey and Bruce Counties. By listening to you and looking at things from your perspective, we can help you define your goals and then we tailor our services to help you achieve them.

  • Collins Barrow Windsor unveils new indirect tax group

    Windsor, ON – Collins Barrow Windsor is excited to announce the launch of the firm’s new indirect tax group, effective Feb. 1, with new senior manager, Sameer Noormohamed, at the helm. An important step forward for the growth of the firm, the indirect tax group will service clients across Canada.

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    Technical Bulletin - July 2015 Part 1

    This technical bulletin covers the various developments from April to June 2015. 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.

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    Audit and Accounting Services

    When you're facing a changing global economy, it's important to have someone next to you who will help navigate through the evolving accounting standards and changing regulatory environment. We can guide you through the uncertainties of change and risk.

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    8 questions to ask when buying or selling farmland

    If you make the decision to buy or sell farmland without first talking to an advisor, you are likely to find yourself in a predicament that can be difficult (and costly) to resolve. With that in mind, never sign off on a deal without first sharing the particulars of your situation with an expert. The advice you receive will help in the strategic structuring of your business, which can go a long way toward minimizing your future tax obligations and put you in a better financial position moving forward. But before you meet with an advisor, here is an overview of the key questions you should keep in mind when buying or selling farmland.

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    Tax Advisory

    There is no time like now for effective corporate and personal tax advice. The professionals at Collins Barrow provide the alternatives you seek and will achieve the most efficient results for your tax planning needs.

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    2015 Federal Budget Announces Welcomed Changes for Charities

    Currently, taxpayers are exempt from capital gains tax for charitable gifts of publicly listed securities and gifts of ecologically sensitive land and cultural property.  The Budget proposes to provide an exemption from capital gains tax in respect of certain dispositions of private corporation shares and real estate occurring after 2016 provided certain conditions are met.

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    Business valuations 101 – Redundant assets: to be, or not to be?

    There are numerous components that go into valuing the assets of an active business. In simplified terms, those components can be characterized as the value of normalized discretionary cash flow plus redundant assets. In this article, we will be discussing two of the more common redundant assets that business owners frequently do not realize exist within their organization.

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    Not For Profit

    The professionals of Collins Barrow have consistently focused on the financial needs and demands of Canada's diverse not-for-profit sector. We recognize that a not-for-profit organizations' members, donors and stakeholders seek assurance of the integrity of financial information, clarity in reporting and transparency in disclosure.

    Expand your structuring options: consider a limited partnership

    While partnerships have existed for as long as people have been in business, their use in Canada has been relegated largely to certain industries and tax situations. The rules governing partnerships legally and under the Income Tax Act (the Act) generally are not as well defined or understood as those for corporations. However, given the increasing complexity of the corporate tax regime – especially for private corporations – partnerships can be flexible, practical alternatives to structuring many businesses. This is particularly true of limited partnerships.