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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.

Should I apply for a U.S. green card rather than renew my temporary work visa?

Posted: May 08, 2014
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, You Asked Us, Tax Planning , U.S. green card, U.S. tax laws

When a non-resident, non-U.S. citizen individual goes to the U.S. to work and live temporarily, after their term is almost up and they are contemplating staying in the U.S., many wonder if they should be applying for a U.S. green card rather than renewing their temporary work visa; however, most of the time they don't realize what it means to apply for and obtain a U.S. green card.