CRA’s new truck and SUV project and reviews of cell phone expenses

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It has been reported and now confirmed there is a new CRA project – Class 10 vehicles. What is a “Class 10 Vehicle”? Included in Class 10 vehicles are: Pick-up truck or van used to transport goods or equipment seats 1-3 people and used 50% or more for business. Pick-up truck with extended cab, ...

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US Tax Reform: Trump Transition Tax (Repatriation Tax) – Revised Payment Deadlines

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The “Trump Transition Tax” has caused a great deal of anxiety among affected owners of Canadian businesses, imposing millions of dollars in double-tax liabilities on thousands of people.  The IRS only recently (April 2) released the guidelines for reporting. Revising earlier guidance, the IRS ...

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US Tax Reform 2017: New Pain for US Citizens owning Canadian Businesses – The US “Transition Tax”

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The US Tax Reform enacted in December, 2017 made sweeping changes.  In addition to reducing the US corporate rate to a flat 21% in most cases, the law proposed to transition the US to a system of taxing foreign corporate holdings based on the residency of the foreign corporation.  To get there, ...

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