2019 3rd Quarter Tax Tips and Traps

2019 3rd Quarter Tax Tips and Traps, this edition of Tax Tips and Traps includes information special work site allowances, reimbursement for work clothing, tax incentives for zero-emission vehicles, the disability tax credit, workers compensation, CRA’s ability to demand information and the new Canada Business Corporations Act rules for tracking of ownership information.

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Tax Tips and Traps 127, 2019 – 3rd Quarter

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  • Three- and Four-week turnaround: for year-end files.
  • Attention to detail: You can trust us to do the job correctly.
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Corporate Tax Preparation
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Efficiency
  • Goods and Services Tax
  • Special Elections
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  • Financial Statement Preparation
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Calculate Key Ratios
  • Ratio and Trend Analysis
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  • Estate and Trust Income Tax
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