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REQUIRED TRAVEL: Between Home and WorkSeptember 9th, 2022

A June 21, 2022, Tax Court of Canada case considered whether motor vehicle costs of $1,642 associated with a construction foreman’s travel between home and...
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Residential Property Flipping – Important Taxation ConsiderationsAugust 5th, 2022

Canadian residents who dispose of their family home and realize a gain may be eligible to claim an exemption, known as the Principal Residence Exemption...
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BUYING & SELLING A HOME: Budget 2022 ProposalsMay 31st, 2022

The 2022 Federal Budget included several proposals that would significantly change the taxation environment when buying and selling a home. Broadly, the government proposed various...
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T5018 Information ReturnFebruary 4th, 2022

One of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) strategies to combat the ever-growing underground economy is to require construction businesses to file an annual T5018 return. A...
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PROVIDING SUPPLIES TO YOUR CONTRACTORS: GST/HST IssuesDecember 2nd, 2021

In a July 29, 2021, Tax Court of Canada case, a trucking company (the taxpayer) engaged the services of a number of drivers as independent...
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Key considerations for closing the Canadian infrastructure gapNovember 30th, 2021

(authored by RSM CANADA) Closing the infrastructure gap in Canada will require a focus on projects and programs that are holistic, innovative and future looking
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We are Knowledgeable in a Wide Variety of Construction and Real Estate Risks and Issues That Affect Your BusinessNovember 16th, 2021

DJB has a long history of providing professional services to a variety of construction and real estate businesses throughout Niagara, Hamilton, and Halton. Whether your...
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Underused Housing Tax (UHT): New Proposed Tax for Non-resident Property OwnersOctober 14th, 2021

Effective on January 1, 2022, a new proposed tax called Under Housing Tax (UHT) will be levied on vacant or underused residential real estate owned...
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Construction and Real Estate Businesses – Structures and Tax PlanningJuly 26th, 2021

There are many ways to structure a construction and/or real estate business in order to achieve income tax deferrals and savings.  The structuring techniques come...
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Meet the Construction & Real Estate Industry Advisory TeamJuly 16th, 2021

DJB’s Construction & Real Estate niche team provides professional services to a number of privately-owned businesses throughout Niagara, Hamilton, and Halton. Whether your core business...
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