Richard Gold and Randy Urman Celebrate 10 Years at Sloan Partners

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At the recent Sloan Golf Day, Managing Partner Allen Sloan presented Randy Urman (above), Manager and Richard Gold (below), Chief Operations Officer with watches marking their 10 year anniversary with Sloan Partners LLP.  Randy is responsible for providing Accounting and Taxation services to a ...

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CRA Beefs up Investigations into Personal and Business Taxes

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Ever wanted to know what the CRA is looking for these days? In the 2016 budget, the government announced that it would invest $444.4 million in the CRA over the next five years, which includes: “hiring additional auditors and specialists; developing robust business intelligence infrastructure, ...

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Off the Books: Jerry Paskowitz

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How did Sloan Partners form? Allen Sloan began a sole practice in (about) 1984 and formed a partnership with Stan Swartz in 1986.  I commenced my practice in 1987 after leaving a Toronto-based firm as a Manager. Stan and I were introduced by a mutual acquaintance, and in 1989 we discussed a ...

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Client Spotlight: MacKinnon Bowes, LTD. Shaping the Funeral Services Industry in Canada

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Most of us take a job in high school to earn a little spending money or to contribute to a college fund.  As a high school senior, Allan Cole took his first job working at Mackinnon & Bowes as a launching point for a career in funeral services.  Now, with more than 40 years in...

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Five Ways to De-Stress After Tax Day

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Tax season can be a stressful time for anyone.  Gathering all the necessary documentation, meetings with your accountant and filing deadlines can all take their toll.   Whether mental or physical, stress can wreak havoc on our lives and bodies. Following are five ways to get back to a healthier ...

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The Underground Economy: What You Need to Know

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A teacher has a second job as a freelance writer; a plumber takes on side jobs for cash to make a little extra money; a mom selling her crafts on Etsy.  These are all examples of the underground economy – activities, both legal and illegal, that add up to trillions of dollars that take place... ...

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Income Splitting for Small Businesses to End – How to Be Prepared

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Income splitting for owner-managed and family-owned business could be coming to an end, according to Department of Finance releases in connection to the 2017 budget. One of the goals of the budget is to achieve “Tax Fairness for the middle class…ensuring the tax system is fair…reviewing tax ...

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Canadian accounting firms surfing the trade wave

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Despite challenges in technology and recruitment, Canadian accounting firm leaders remain optimistic on their ability to react to global uncertainty and make the most of commercial opportunities.  International Accounting Bulletin’s Canada rankings 2017 Canada is the 10th largest economy ...

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Should Life Insurance Policies be Corporate or Personally Owned?

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In the business life insurance market, the question of policy ownership is often raised. A business owner may have many reasons for preferring that his company own the policies.  However, it’s important to consider all the issues before a decision is made. Personal need or business need Before ...

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