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Debunking Canadian Tax Audit Myths

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Last updated: Dec. 29, 2023 
Filing taxes can be taxing, even for small business owners who love numbers. That’s because Canada’s tax laws are always in a state of flux and changing from year-to-year. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) plays a vital role in ensuring the accuracy and compliance of tax filings. However, there are several … Read more

CRA Audit Triggers and What to Do If CRA Audits You

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Last updated: Jul. 31, 2023 
As a small business owner, you know the importance of staying on the right side of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) when it comes to tax preparation and filing. If the CRA audits you, it can cost you a substantial amount of time and money, not to mention the headaches and … Read more

You received your CRA Notice of Assessment. Now what?

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Last updated: Jun. 8, 2023 
After you prepare your tax return and file it, you’ll be issued a Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). We provide some tips below on what to look for when you receive your NOA, common discrepancies between your NOA and tax return and how to handle them. … Read more

CRA Representation and Tax Audit Assistance

CRA Representation and Tax Audit Assistance

Last updated: Jul. 11, 2018 
How Tax Professionals Can Help with CRA Representation and Audit Support Preparing taxes can be stressful at the best of times but dealing with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and getting audited takes it to an entirely different level. If you’re a small business owner, independent contractor, or farm operator, and … Read more

When to Hire a Tax Consultant as a Small Business

When Is the Right Time for a Small Business to Hire a Tax Consultant?

Last updated: Jan. 17, 2018 
Hiring a Tax Consultant for Your Small Business Hiring a professional tax consultant for your small business is a strategic move that could save your business a lot of money in the long run. A small business tax consultant is important to your business’ bottom line because they are there for … Read more

Get a Tax Professional for Family Business Taxes

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Last updated: Nov. 8, 2017 
What a Tax Professional Can Do for Your Family Business Family businesses, big or small, are the backbone of the Canadian economy. In fact, approximately 80% of all businesses in Canada are family-owned. On top of that, family-owned businesses are responsible for the majority of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). … Read more

5 Triggers That Can Lead to a Tax Audit

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Last updated: Jun. 14, 2017 
5 Risk Factors That Can Cause a CRA Audit The 2016 tax season may officially be over and your tax refund may already have been deposited into the bank, but the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is only just getting started. If you happen to be one of the millions of Canadians … Read more

Tips on Tax Audit Protection for Small Businesses

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Last updated: Mar. 29, 2017 
Tax Season: How to Prevent an Audit by the CRA If there’s any one time you don’t want to draw attention to your small business or agribusiness it’s during tax season. In addition to ensuring your paperwork is in order and your taxes are prepared correctly, a growing number of business … Read more

Taxpayers vs. CRA: Audit Battle in Canada [INFOGRAPHIC]

Last updated: Jul. 11, 2013 
CRA is mailing Notice of Assessments to taxpayers and small businesses and there are many that have attracted the attention of CRA to be selected for audit. In fact, in the future, there will be more audits and more focus on compliance and collecting tax debt. The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) … Read more