Saturday, July 22, 2017
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Struggling Global Economy Affecting Shipments in B.C. Ports

New figures for the first half of 2016 show that the Port of Vancouver has seen a 6% drop in cargo to 66 million...

Trudeau, Federal Government in Bind Over Vancouver Tax

In Vancouver, there’s a great deal of concern that the new 15% foreign buyer tax could be, in a sense, too successful and drive...

China’s Vancouver Consul General Criticizes Foreign Buyer Tax

Liu Fei, China’s consul general for the city of Vancouver, recently challenged British Columbia’s “hastily-imposed” foreign buyer tax measure and questioned its justification. “Why a...

New B.C. Tax Could Jeopardize Thousands of Deals

In just two weeks since British Columbia enacted its new foreign buyer tax on residential properties in metro Vancouver, an e-mail inquiry to 27...

Cameron Muir Claims B.C.’s Foreign Home Ownership Data is Overstated

Although new data collected by the B.C. government shows that about 20% of home-purchases in certain metro Vancouver areas are made by offshore investors,...

Notorious B.C. Tax Cheat Sentenced to Prison

Russell Porisky of Chilliwack, British Columbia – known to the media as an “anti-tax crusader” – has been fined $259,482 by the B.C. Supreme...

5 Signs You Need To Find a New Accountant

You should hold your accountant to a relatively high standard as it can get quite expensive to engage a competent CPA. In most cases...

How to File Late Corporate Tax Returns?

Question Hi I started a contracting company in 2012 and incorporated in 2013. The company has become relatively successful however I’ve neglected to file tax returns...

Concern About Loopholes in New B.C. Tax Legislation

Recently, British Columbia announced its new fifteen-percent tax on foreign buyers of residential properties in the metro Vancouver area: any buyer who is not...

How to Transfer my IRA to Canada (or into an RRSP)?

Question Hi Phil I moved to Canada in 2008 from Texas. I still have a sizable IRA in the US and in order to simplify my...