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. [...]
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! [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!