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Our firm has deep roots in Kelowna. We have seen a lot of change and growth since the early seventies, however one thing that has not changed is our commitment to providing effective solutions and building partnerships with our clients.
When a company’s financial situation becomes turbulent, it might be tempting for directors to ensure that creditors are paid before remitting source deductions (i.e. income taxes, GST, employment insurance premiums, and Canada Pension Plan contributions) to the government. To discourage this reprioritization of the company’s resources, directors can be held personally liable for the corporation’s […]
For a variety of reasons, workplace investigations are becoming increasingly common in businesses of all sizes. There are a number of reasons for this, including compliance under law, requirements under collective bargaining agreements and best practices in human resources. While the benefits of effective investigations should not be understated, it’s equally important for companies and […]
Should consumers be charged GST on marihuana? Yes, according to the Tax Court of Canada in Hedges v. The Queen, 2014 TCC 270, because marihuana is legally available for purchase without a prescription and without a Ministerial exemption. Most goods and services are subject to a 5% GST. Some supplies, like basic groceries and prescription […]
The Province introduced changes to the laws governing marketing of real estate development this year with changes to the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA”) in March and new policy statements which will become effective on October 1. My articles relating to those changes can be found here: Real Estate Development Marketing Act – Amendments […]