Happy Long Weekend

August 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Well, we didn't really have much summer...it was more like "not-winter".  September is staring us in the face and with it, back to school and raking leaves. At least we have one more long weekend! We will be closed Labour day Monday, but will be back to our regular 9-5 Monday to Friday hours next week. [...]

CRA website is back on line.

April 14th, 2014|Uncategorized|

  The CRA has re-opened their website, so income taxes and payroll remittances can be e-filed once again. Due to the temporary delay, the income tax deadline has been extended to May 5. If you haven't already, get your information in to us asap, so that we can process your return and meet the deadline! [...]

UPDATE CRA website service interruption.

April 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The service interruption on the CRA website may be more serious than earlier indicated.  The site will be shut down to the public until further notice. (at least until the weekend) BKA will not be able to e-file tax returns until the security problem is resolved, but we will continue to prepare and process them so [...]

CRA website shut down due to security problem!

April 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

  The CRA website is shut down temporarily due to a potential security threat.  According to the article, it shouldn't effect e-filing returns.  While no security breach is being reported yet...better safe then sorry! Here's a link to the article.  

Hey Snowbirds – THIS IS IMPORTANT!

March 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Click on this link...for important news regarding Canadian snowbirds and taxes.

Don’t open that email from the CRA…it’s a VIRUS!

March 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

We've been hearing from a few of our clients who have received emails from the CRA with a pdf attachment, asking them to "review" their "tax information". Beware!  There are many many fraudulent email's floating around trying to gather your personal information and leave you with a computer full of bugs. Not sure?  Pay a [...]

Your vacation could be a tax deduction!

February 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Yes. If you own your own business, you could write off at least part of your vacation as a business expense. Hey, big companies do it all the time!  Why shouldn't you? There are a number of things you'll have to do for it to qualify...but it could be worth it. Get advice from your [...]

February’s Employee of the Month…again!

February 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

How does he do it?  Every month!  

Does your small business have a website? Uh-oh. Here’s why.

January 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Tax laws and requirements change all the time, but this change is a little troubling. If you have a small business, and an accompanying website...there are reports that the government will want that website reported on your tax return this year. Interesting. Where could this be going?  Is the next question going to be "how much does your website [...]

EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH

January 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Somehow he manages to win every month, but for January 2014, Tequila is adding some extra colour to our bland January.  When you stop by our offices, be prepared to meet our special greeter.  He may bark at first (likely because you woke him up), but he's only saying hello!

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