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HSS visits client’s new theatre at Streetcar Crowsnest

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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

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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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Ed Scheck delivers keynote for Alumni Roundtable at Ryerson

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February 7, 2017 by

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson was honoured to have alumnus Ed Scheck as keynote speaker for the second TRSM Alumni Association Roundtable. On Saturday January 14th, attendees started the afternoon with a lunch before keynote speaker Ed Scheck took to the podium. Ed delivered his best career advice on how to get
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TRSM Presents: The Hogg, Shain & Scheck Professional Corporation Award 2016

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January 27, 2017 by

Hogg, Shain & Scheck (HSS) have always believed that education plays a fundamental role in any successful business career, so in conjunction with the Ted Rogers School of Management, HSS actively encouraged and celebrated students for their entrepreneurial spirit through scholarships and awards. On November 24, 2016, the Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Accounting
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Important Tax Deadlines for 2016 Tax Filing

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January 13, 2017 by

  Important Deadlines in 2017: February 28th: T4, T4A, T5 Filing Deadline March 1st: Last day for 2016 RRSP contributions March 31st: T3 Trust Return Filing Deadline May 1st: Personal Tax Filing Deadline May 1st: Payment Deadline for HST and/or personal taxes owing June 15th: Sole Proprietor Tax Return Filing Deadline    

Year-End Considerations for Investors

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December 21, 2016 by

Review asset mix of your non-registered portfolio. Interest income is the highest taxed of your investment income. Consider restructuring your portfolio so that interest income is earned in a registered plan (RRSP, RRIF, TFSA) where it is tax sheltered. Are you carrying debt that is not tax deductible? Consider reducing this debt with non-registered assets.
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What to do With Your Registered Plan Before December 31, 2016

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December 20, 2016 by

RRSP Contributions In order to obtain a deduction on your 2016 personal income tax return, you must contribute to your RRSP on or before March 1, 2017. As always, consider contributing earlier so that your money is growing tax free as soon as possible. Spousal Contributions Contributions made to a spousal plan before December 31
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Principal Residence Exemption Changes 2016

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November 30, 2016 by

The Canada Revenue Agency (the “CRA”) has recently announced a number of significant changes in relation to the disposition of residences. Section 40(2)(b) of the Income Tax Act provides a possible exemption on the gain when the property is sold. The exemption is applicable when the test in Section 40(2)(b) is satisfied and the property
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Amendment to the Business Corporations Act

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November 24, 2016 by

AMENDMENT TO THE BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT (ONTARIO) 2016 There is a new requirement for every Ontario corporation to prepare and maintain, at its registered office, a register of its ownership interests in land in Ontario. This change is effective December 10, 2016. Currently, Part XI of the Business Corporations Act (the “Act”) requires Ontario corporations
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Ted Rogers School of Management Presents the Hogg, Shain & Scheck Professional Corporation Award 2016

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October 26, 2016 by

On November 24, 2016, Hogg, Shain & Scheck (HSS) will be attending the Ted Rogers School of Business Management & School of Accounting & Finance Awards Ceremony to present the HSS Professional Corporation Award to two deserving undergraduate recipients. The Hogg, Shain & Scheck Professional Corporation Award recognizes full-time students whose major is Accounting and
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Hogg, Shain & Scheck wins the International Finance Awards 2016

October 14, 2016 by

Hogg, Shain & Scheck (HSS) was honoured to be a winner for the 4th Annual International Finance Awards (IFA) 2016. The Award for Excellence in Strategic Financial Accounting – Ontario & Sustained Excellence In Tax Services and the award for Best Auditing & Tax Accounting Firm – Ontario was bestowed upon HSS, putting them at
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