Simply Canadian Sales Taxes ... GST, HST, QST and Provincial Retail Sales Taxes

Did you miss the live Webinars regarding GST/HST issues related to residential properties?  Register now for one or both webinars.  You can earn PD points and learn about the new housing rebates and/or implications when building and renovating residential properties.

NEXT LIVE WEBINAR - > Wednesday, December 12th at 12 noon. TAXABLE BENEFITS WITH GST/HST ISSUES. Don't miss this special 2-hour webinar. Register now

CHANGES CONTINUE ...  March 1st, 2018 the voluntary disclosure program for GST and HST changed

 ATTENTION: The Ontario large business recaptured input tax credit was phased-out on July 1, 2018.
 
Current newsletters: New newsletters will be coming before the end of the year.
1 - Changes for 2018
2 - Taxable Benefit Time

It will be a happier 2018 due to changes to CRA's social events policy.

Beginning in 2018, the Social Event Threshold  will Increase
If you provide a free party or other social event to all your employees and the cost is $150 per person or less, it is not considered to be a taxable benefit. Additional costs such as transportation home, taxi fare, and overnight accommodation are not included in the $150 per person amount.
If the cost of the party is greater than $150 per person, the entire amount, including the additional costs, is a taxable benefit.
 
----  Live webinars are back 
Live webinars are happening the 3rd Wednesday of each month
Click here to view the current offering and to register   

The fall CPA Ontario schedule has included GST/HST courses for 2018.

To register go to the CPA PD event registration portal and search "gaudon" for all th courses I am presenting.

Other changes to the GST/HST... On June 27, the CRA announced proposed new rules to have purchasers of carbon emission allowances self assess the GST or HST.

Bottom Line article written by Diane
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Starting a Business - Non-Accounting Considerations

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