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Construction


New Regulations Prohibit Builders/Developers with Whole or Partial Foreign Ownership from Purchasing Canadian Residential PropertyJanuary 24th, 2023

On December 21, 2022, the federal government released the Prohibition On The Purchase Of Residential Property By Non-Canadians Act.  This new regulation came into force...
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The post-pandemic evolution of office and multifamily real estateDecember 19th, 2022

(authored by RSM CANADA) Pandemic protocols such as remote work continue to redefine the future of residential and office space.
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As Interest Rates Rise, Canada’s Residential construction Industry Enters a New PhaseOctober 18th, 2022

(authored by RSM CANADA) The construction industry has been hit hard by rising interest rates, but it isn't all doom and gloom. Our economist discusses the opportunities for savvy developers and middle market businesses.
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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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