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What Do You Do If You’re Audited by the CRA?

Posted: October 03, 2017 By : John Tucciarone, CPA, CMA
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , CRA, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, tax avoidance, income tax act, Evelyn Jacks, tax evasion, taxpayer bill of rights, criminal code, Excise Tax Act, tax deductions, tax education, business expenses, CRA audit, audited by the CRA, audit process, tax laws, Canadian businesses, individual tax returns, income tax returns, income tax audit, tax write-offs, home office deductions, rental properties, tax issues, John Tucciarone, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada

The Canada Revenue Agency completed nearly 112,000 audits during fiscal 2016-17, according to a government report on recent efforts to crack down on tax cheats. If you or your clients are chosen for an audit, there are a few best practices that can help you through the process.

Are Business Conferences Tax Deductible?

Posted: September 25, 2017 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax credits, self-employed, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, tax deductions, employment expenses, tax education, financial education, professional development, financial conference, CE Summit, business conference, business expenses, business write-offs, professional development conference, conference tuition, travel deductions, Tuition Amount tax credit, Walter Harder

Costs incurred to attend a conference may be a deductible business expense. The cost of the tuition for the conference may also be deductible or be eligible for a non-refundable tax credit.