Recent Publications

Recent Publications

February 27, 2024 by Sean Grant-Young

2024 British Columbia provincial budget tax highlights

On Feb. 22, 2024, the British Columbia government released its 2024 budget. The following are highlights of the key tax measures.

January 15, 2024

2024 tax deadline calendar

Navigating the various Canadian and U.S. tax deadlines throughout the year can be tricky. Our 2024 tax deadline calendar provides a monthly snapshot of important dates that could apply to you or your organization. It can help you stay on top of your obligations, discover overlooked deadlines and avoid unwanted surprises.

November 22, 2023 by Rosa Maria Iuliano

2023 Fall Economic Statement: Tax measures

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered the 2023 Fall Economic Statement (FES) in the House of Commons on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2023.

November 9, 2023 by Mike White

The client bear hug

Since law firms became professionally managed businesses, the profit-generating flywheel of firms has kicked into higher gear. While correlation does not equal causation, law firm financial performance is exceeding all 12‑15‑year‑old expectations of market watchers. With so much financial success in the rearview mirror, how do ambitious firms capture new...

November 9, 2023 by Keith Ecker

Three ways to use ChatGPT for law firm content marketing

This is the year of ChatGPT. The large language model‑based chatbot now boasts more than 100 million users, and that number likely will continue to increase. Already the technology has become a major disruptor in various areas of life, from education, where schools are debating how to draft policies dictating students’ use of the technology, to Hollywood, where writers continue to strike in part due to the looming threat that AI poses to their jobs.

October 4, 2023 by Ben Berci

Underused Housing Tax Notice (UHTN15) update

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) recently released an update to its Underused Housing Tax Notice (UHTN15) – Question and Answers about the Underused Housing Tax (UHT). The new questions and answers address issues related to partnerships, common estate planning, financing scenarios and more. 

September 25, 2023 by Bryan Whalen, Madeline Kiesekamp

The impact of inflation on instalment interest and penalties

As interest rates rise in Canada, taxpayers may face higher charges on their notice of assessments. Failing to make required instalment payments throughout the year could catch some people off‑guard, especially in light of higher interest rates. Here, we outline the calculations behind instalment interest and penalties, along with the costly consequences of not meeting payment requirements.

September 12, 2023 by Mandeep Gaheer

Bring it back – Repatriating profits from Canada to the U.S.

In our latest Tax Alert, we take a look at repatriation planning. Specifically, we examine the most effective tax strategies for a Canadian subsidiary (“CanCo”) to repatriate profits to its U.S. parent corporation (“USCo”).