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    Welcome to Baker Tilly

    With member firms from coast to coast, we are one of the country’s largest associations of chartered professional accounting firms. As an all-Canadian network, we have a longstanding reputation for value-added audit, tax and advisory solutions.

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    COVID-19: Business guidance

    Updated as of July 8, 2020. Stay tuned for the latest updates on tax and financial measures impacting Canadian businesses in the wake of COVID-19, as well as insights on how organizations can navigate this crisis.

The Latest at Baker Tilly

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    Baker Tilly WM announces new chief operating officer

    Toronto, ON – Baker Tilly WM is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Paul Schmidt to chief operating officer (COO). Schmidt’s in-depth industry knowledge and strategic leadership skills truly inspire a shared vision at the firm ­– a dedication to service excellence that is augmented by the synergy between the Toronto and Vancouver offices.

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    How rental farm property qualifies for the capital gains exemption

    If you inherit a piece of farm property and continue the farming activity on that land, you should qualify for the capital gains exemption when you go to sell. However, even if you choose to rent out that property – rather than farm it yourself – you could still qualify if the land you inherit is from a spouse, common-law partner, child or parent (for the purposes of this article, any member of these groups will be referred to as a “family member”).

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    BT announces new national director of Professional Practice

    Vaughan, ON – Baker Tilly Canada is pleased to announce the promotion of Inna Kleiman to national director of Professional Practice. Taking the helm from recently retired Jim King, Kleiman is ideally suited to build on his esteemed legacy, advancing from her position as national director of Learning and Projects.

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    The exit of a family farm shareholder

    When a shareholder of a family farm wishes to exit the farm operation—whether due to retirement, disagreement with other shareholders, or a desire for a lifestyle change—and there is no shareholders’ agreement in place to dictate the procedures for buyout, negotiations are required between the exiting shareholder and the remaining shareholder(s).

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    Further expansion of the CEBA – applications open June 26

    The expanded CEBA program is being made available gradually starting with the larger banks. Other participating financial institutions will start offering the program over the coming weeks.

    The Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) was previously introduced in early April 2020 to provide eligible businesses with financing up to $40,000, with 25 per cent of this being forgivable based on the terms of the CEBA loan program. In the early stages of the program, businesses were required to employ individuals with an aggregate employment expense between $40,000 and $1,000,000 in 2019. The program was modified to widen the employment scope to between $20,000 and $1,500,000, thus expanding the reach of the program.

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    BT Windsor launches Baker Tilly Live

    Windsor, ON – Baker Tilly Windsor has joined forces with leadership strategist Joseph Heraldo to launch Baker Tilly Live, a suite of consulting services dedicated to the leadership, skills and systems needed to fully optimize businesses – and the teams that put them into practice. This is the latest step in BT Windsor’s ongoing evolution. Through this new service offering, the firm will serve clients in new ways and provide the additional value they expect from one of the Windsor region’s most innovative firms.

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    Updates to the wage subsidy program (CEWS)

    Our experts discuss the latest on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (75%), a relief measure designed to help struggling companies and employers keep and rehire their employees.

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    The future of work

    BT International explores the rapid shift to remote work triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. As many businesses prepare to return to the office, BT Canada’s Kari Viglasky and other experts argue the lessons learned should not be lost.

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    BT promotes Brian Lobb to national director of Technology

    Dartmouth, NS – Baker Tilly Canada is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Lobb to national director of Technology. In this role, Lobb will accelerate the network’s technical capabilities and operational efficiencies through purposeful innovation and impactful adoption of technology.

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    Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – Part IV

    The wage subsidy is the most lucrative program offered by the federal government with wide appeal ranging from small to large businesses. The proposed wage subsidy program was originally introduced on April 1, 2020. It received a few modifications a week later with even further amendments as it passed through the House as Bill C-14 on April 11, 2020.