Vancouver Business Tax Audit – When CRA Comes Knocking

If your Vancouver business receives a letter from the CRA (Canadian Revenue Agency) asking for documentation to support an HST or corporate tax return, it is not a good idea to deal with the matter on your own. Hire a Vancouver chartered accountant to represent you during the business tax audit. First of all, CRA auditors are accountants. When they

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Vancouver Corporate Reorganization and Tax Planning

Corporate reorganization involving the exchange of shares is a very powerful and versatile tax planning tool. The simplest and most common corporate reorganization method involves the shareholder of a corporation exchanging all of his/her shares in one class of existing shares, for shares of another authorized class. The primary focus of the share exchange is the “freezing” of the current

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Traits of Successful Vancouver Business Owners

As a tax advisor to small businesses in the Greater Vancouver area, I have worked with many different personalities over the past 15 years. However, a handful of my clients, over the last 10 years, have grown so rapidly that I am in awe when we meet for the year end work. This is because their successes are not necessarily

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