Off the Books with Juan Battilana

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You emigrated from Argentina to Canada in 2010.  What prompted the move? I grew up in a beautiful town called Choele Choel in south Argentina.  My wife is Toronto-born, and we met when she was on a student exchange in Argentina in my town.  After completing her degree, she moved back to ...

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The Scoop on Post Election/Year-End Tax Planning

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently named Bill Morneau, the rookie Toronto MP, as Canada’s new Minister of Finance. Morneau’s first priority will be to make good on Trudeau’s promise to reduce taxes on the middle class by raising them on the wealthy. He has a big job ahead of him since ...

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Client Spotlight: Leading the Way, Gluten-Free

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When Christine Costa (pictured) and Melanie Larocque began working together in the administrative office of a Fortune 500 company in 2008, there was no way to know that they would end up dear friends and one day be partners in a successful Toronto specialty bakery. Theirs is a Cinderella story ...

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Tax Rates to Rise for Top Earners in 2016

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As stated in the Liberal platform, new tax legislation is expected by year’s end. How will you fare in the new tax configuration? If you earn less than $81,848 you most likely won’t be affected by the new rates. But those with personal income over $81,848 could see a significant rise in what ...

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Sloan Partners Merges with Rothberg Accounting Firm

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Sloan Partners LLC is pleased to announce the merger of our firm with the Norman A. Rothberg accounting firm. The Rothberg firm has been committed to providing timely and accurate financial services to their clients since 1979. This decision to merge firms was made in the best interest of both ...

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Podcast: Allen Sloan talks Accounting Careers with Brannon Poe

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Listen to Allen Sloan talk about the “Sloan Associate Program.” Allen shares how the program offers financial professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit the freedom to grow a client base, combined with the competitive edge of being linked to a highly reputable firm.   Brannon ...

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Off the Books with Tax Expert Michael Fromstein

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Sloan Partners’ Director of Taxation, Michael Fromstein has been a senior tax and accounting expert since 1982. In addition to being Sloan Partners’ resident “tax man”, Michael conducts professional development courses for the Ontario School of Chartered Accountants. No tax matter is too big or ...

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Client Spotlight: Police Auctions Kingpin

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When Steve Wagman founded Sterling Bailiffs in 1994, he had no idea it would spawn such a successful enterprise of other related businesses. Its brother company, Platinum Liquidations Inc. is a prominent auction centre and storage facility in the Greater Toronto Area, which services the likes ...

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Finances and the Federal Election

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In this short overview of the policies of the three parties in contention to lead Canada for the next 5 years, I’d like to first mention the cost of the election process. It is estimated by the Canadian a Taxpayers a Federation that the three parties will spend a total of about $500 ...

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The Shareholder Agreement: What is it and is it Necessary?

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Going into business with other people, no matter who these other people might be (i.e. your best friends, your siblings, your parents, or anyone else) is always a risky venture. When most people choose to go into business with one another, they cannot imagine a breakdown of their relationship ...

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