Blog

Page 1 of 712345...Last »
need for action? Canadian small business clients

Ottawa says there’s a ‘need for action’ on private corporations. Maybe there isn’t.

Date: September 15th, 2017

Originally published in the September 15th edition of the Financial Post. July’s consultation paper on tax reform released in July by the Department of Finance ...

+ Read More
spousal trust

Beware the Taxman! A residence left in a trust could be subject to capital gains.

Date: September 11th, 2017

In a second marriage, it is common for one spouse to own the matrimonial home. In many cases, that spouse may even have brought the ...

+ Read More
need for action? Canadian small business clients

Crowe Soberman Advocating for Small Business Clients

Date: September 8th, 2017

From the moment Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, announced the proposed tax reform in mid-July, Crowe Soberman’s partners have been actively advocating and championing across several ...

+ Read More
HST

Canada: When Do I Have To Pay HST?

Date: September 7th, 2017

An overview to how HST applies on purchases made outside Ontario by a resident of Ontario. This article was originally published in August 2012 but ...

+ Read More
need for action: Potential Increase of Capital Gains Rate

Day 43 of the 75-day Consultation Period – Is there really a Need for Action?

Date: August 30th, 2017

The Department of Finance’s recent consultation paper laments the use of private corporations for use in tax planning. In the section headed “Need for Action,” ...

+ Read More
broke bosses entrepreneurial spirit

Killing the Entrepreneurial Spirit? Aaron Schechter weighs in.

Date: August 9th, 2017

Last month, the federal government released a discussion paper containing draft legislation and proposed measures that will significantly curtail common-place tax planning for many Canadian ...

+ Read More
retirement residence

The GST/HST Implications on Living Arrangements at a Retirement Residence

Date: August 8th, 2017

Everywhere you drive in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), you cannot help but notice the number of cranes blanketing the skyline. Many of them are ...

+ Read More
GST for performers

Performing in Canada – The GST Blues

Date: August 1st, 2017

Over 25 years after it was first introduced in Canada, the Goods and Services Tax (“GST”), while simple in concept, remains one of the more ...

+ Read More
American Athletes

No Longer a Myth – American Athletes Pay More in Toronto

Date: July 26th, 2017

It’s summer in Toronto! This means it’s the season for outdoor patios, wearing shorts and for us sports fans, trips to the dome to see ...

+ Read More
private corporations

Proposed Changes to Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Date: July 19th, 2017

Yesterday, the Department of Finance released their much anticipated consultation paper Tax Planning Using Private Corporations. Because the Liberals referenced this consultation paper in their ...

+ Read More
tax credit

Phasing out of Recaptured Input Tax Credits in Ontario

Date: July 5th, 2017

Since the introduction of HST in Ontario on July 1, 2010, large businesses were required to report Recaptured Input Tax Credits (“RITCs”) in respect of ...

+ Read More
bad debt

How do I manage the GST/HST on a bad debt?

Date: June 28th, 2017

You’ve been generous enough to extend your customers credit, and now one of those customer’s debt has become uncollectible. Being able to recover the goods ...

+ Read More
Page 1 of 712345...Last »

Our Clients Speak