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Halloween Celebrations at Sloan Group

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Sloan Group celebrated Halloween by hosting a costume contest where everyone voted for their favourite costume. Employees had a freaky fun time with creative costumes and the party ended with a festival-themed lunch. Check out all the best moments from the fun afternoon.      

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Tax Update – Federal Fall Economic Update And Ontario Government Decision On Corporate Passive Income

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The Federal Government’s 2018 Fall Economic Update cites the radical tax changes in the US which have eroded the relative tax advantage for corporations doing business in Canada.  In response, the federal government has announced $16.5 billion in tax measures over the next six years and $1 ...

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Take Charge of Your Financial Well-being

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Each November, many agencies coordinate efforts to strengthen the financial literacy of Canadians and empower them to: Manage money and debt wisely Save for the future Understand financial rights and responsibilities While most of the people I meet as an accountant and advisor are knowledgeable ...

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Update: TOSI (The Tax on Split Income)

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In July of 2017, the Department of Finance sent the Canadian tax community and business owners into a turmoil when they announced radical changes to the taxation of businesses and owners while most people were away for vacation.  One of the initiatives which survived in a modified form was the ...

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1994 Capital Gains Election

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1994 Capital Gains Election (a BLAST from the Past) Recently, we have prepared a number of personal tax returns for clients who own property acquired before 1994. Property includes cottage property, artworks, securities and rental property.  Way back in 1994, the government eliminated the ...

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Pay Your Sloan Bill Online

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We are excited to announce that Sloan Group now offers you the ability to pay your Sloan invoice online using a secure online payment page. You can now make your payment in full from the comfort of home. Which Payment Methods are Accepted? Credit Card – Pay with Visa or MasterCard. ...

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10 Reasons to Use Cloud-Based Accounting

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Generally when people hear the word ‘accountant’ they immediately think of year ends, taxes, CRA and shoeboxes filled with receipts and bills. But now, accountants fulfil a more valuable role for small businesses with the help of cloud-based accounting technology. So what is a cloud-based ...

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Client Spotlight: Common Accounts – “We work wherever our laptops are” New Territories for Design and Architecture

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Anyone who has ever been in a business partnership knows that it’s not always a walk in the park. Differences in management style, personalities, and long-term vision can be damaging to a working relationship. Spend a little time with Common Accounts co-directors Miles Gertler and Igor ...

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Sloan Group Participates in Morison KSI Future Leaders Conference in Chicago

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Morison KSi delegates met in Chicago to take part in the second event of the series of Future Leaders Programmes. Over three days, the Sloan Group was among fourteen delegates who had the opportunity to meet with other members of Morison KSi, some for the first time, to develop their own ...

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Cyber-security Affects You (Yes! You!)

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On June 18, 2015, Bill S-4 (the Digital Privacy Act) came into force in Canada and finally introduced mandatory data breach reporting and notification requirements by amending Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act known as “PIPEDA”.   The glaring deficiency in PIPEDA ...

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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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