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  • HSS sponsors The Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards

    Posted in Uncategorised
    May 2, 2017 by

    Hogg, Shain & Scheck are proud to be gold level supporters of The Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards, which were held April 24, 2017 at the Telus Centre’s Koerner Hall. HSS aims to recognize the achievements of Canadian screenwriters and the local theatre community in their accomplishments within Canada and Toronto, respectively. The WGC
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  • Ontario Budget Commentary

    Posted in HSS Blog
    April 28, 2017 by

    Introduction Finance Minister Charles Sousa tabled the Ontario Budget on April 27, 2017. The deficit for the 2016-17 fiscal year is projected to be $1.5 billion, with a balanced budget projected for 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20. The Budget does not include any changes to Ontario’s personal or corporate income tax rates. Measures Affecting Individuals Personal
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  • Federal Budget Commentary Article

    March 23, 2017 by

    Federal Budget Commentary Article If you have any questions regarding the Federal Budget or its impact on you or your business, please contact us. We hope you find our Commentary informative. To assist you with other budget-related inquiries, please call our Federal Budget Hotline at (416) 499-3101. March 22, 2017 CPA Canada: Federal Budget Commentary
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  • Form T2200 – Declaration of Conditions of Employment

    Posted in Advice For You
    March 16, 2017 by

    It is personal tax filing time again! At this time of year, many employees will ask their employer for a signed T2200. There is much confusion surrounding an employer’s obligation to complete this form. A completed T2200 certifies that certain conditions of employment exist which require an employee to incur out-of-pocket expenses in the course
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  • Payroll – Common Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Audit Adjustments

    Posted in Advice For You
    March 13, 2017 by

    The listing below highlights the common adjustments after a CRA payroll audit. Employers are not completing Form T4A concerning payments for services to independent contractors. Employers are not properly calculating the automobile standby charge and operating expense benefit on employer owned vehicles. Employers are paying flat rate vehicle allowances but not reporting them as a
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  • CRA’s Annual Audit Letter Campaign

    March 11, 2017 by

    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) annually sends audit letters to selected taxpayers. Letters sent in early 2017 will mark the eighth annual audit letter campaign initiated by CRA. This year the CRA will send approximately 30,000 “intent to audit” letters to individual taxpayers and business owners who continually report business and rental losses. They are
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  • Brotherhood: One-man stage show fills the room with music and heart

    Posted in HSS Blog
    February 28, 2017 by

    For over 20 years, b current has brought artists and actors of colour to centre stage. The Canadian production company has supported diversity in community theatre since 1991. With an award-winning training program, b current fosters nationally and internationally acclaimed artists. These artists then go on to perform and create new works that are rooted in
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  • HSS visits client’s new theatre at Streetcar Crowsnest

    Posted in HSS Blog
    February 16, 2017 by

    Hogg, Shain & Scheck arranged a night out with staff to enjoy an entertaining night of arts and culture at the new performing arts facility, Streetcar Crowsnest. Streetcar Crowsnest is the first professional arts facility in the east end of Toronto. The venue can support many different types of events including community and corporate functions,
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  • Congratulations and Advice to Take into Account

    Posted in HSS Blog
    February 14, 2017 by

    Schools’ out for Lisa Lucchese, who recently completed her CPA Ontario CFE over a three day examination period, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops there, as Lisa reminds us, “It does not mark the end of learning as that is a lifelong process in this career!” After a year long journey with CPA Professional
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