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Talent Journeys: RSM Academy and Faces of RSM

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Talent Journeys: RSM Academy and Faces of RSM

RSM Canada recently invested in its talent through two talent initiatives, the RSM Academy and the Faces of RSM.

  • Sean McNama, Mariya Honcharova
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  • September 13, 2018
RSM and ACEC: Engineering Your Business Through COVID-19 web series

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RSM and ACEC: Engineering Your Business Through COVID-19 web series

Committed to delivering insights & ideas to consulting engineering companies during COVID-19, watch this webinar series with ACEC now

  • June 24, 2020
Ways to optimize estate planning in the wake of COVID-19

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Ways to optimize estate planning in the wake of COVID-19

A Capital Dividend Account allows a shareholder to access corporate surplus tax-free, but timing is critical.

  • Derek de Gannes, Chetna Thapar
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  • June 24, 2020
Managing risk in pandemic times

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Managing risk in pandemic times

Events like COVID-19 can have a pervasive impact on law firm operations and places renewed emphasis on risk management practices.

  • Catharine Dutt
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  • June 22, 2020
GST/HST and QST filing obligations for financial institutions

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GST/HST and QST filing obligations for financial institutions

FIs who fail to file returns on time could face significant financial penalties, making it imperative to determine their filing obligations.

  • Ibrahim Hatia
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  • June 17, 2020
GST/HST under Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

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GST/HST under Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

Our authors summarize the GST/HST implications of forgivable loan payments and rent reduction offered by commercial landlords under CECRA.

  • Ibrahim Hatia, Rob Allwright
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  • June 10, 2020
Customs valuation and tax transfer pricing

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Customs valuation and tax transfer pricing

Companies importing goods into Canada often face duties, tariffs, and other compliance items driven by the imported goods value.

  • Sean McNama, John Pajek, Kenn Jordan
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  • June 04, 2020
Indirect tax strategies can improve liquidity and risk during COVID-19

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Indirect tax strategies can improve liquidity and risk during COVID-19

We set out some basic indirect tax strategies, considerations and practices to generate or preserve cash flow during these difficult times.

  • David Crawford
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  • June 01, 2020
5 tips on how technology companies can reduce uncertainty

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5 tips on how technology companies can reduce uncertainty

This article, originally published in VCAA's Spring Newsletter, offers insights to tech firms navigating the new normal.

Should you resort to mutual agreement procedure?

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Should you resort to mutual agreement procedure?

Canada implemented the mutual agreement procedure as an effective tool for resolving economic double taxation issues.

  • Nakul Kohli, Bridy Krishnaraja, Sean McNama
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  • May 28, 2020

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