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  • The HSS Staff Academy

    January 14, 2019 by

    The semi-annual HSS academy was held for all accounting staff on November 22nd and 23rd, 2018 at the BMO Leadership Centre. This off site day is designed to develop soft and technical skills essential for HSS staff roles as professionals. During the academy, HSS was joined by Dr. Ken Jones, Dean Emeritus & Professor Emeritus
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  • Important due dates for 2019 and Tax Deadlines for 2018 Tax Filing

    January 13, 2019 by

    Important due dates for 2019 and Tax Deadlines for 2018 Tax Filing February 28: T4,T4A,T5 slips and summaries March 1: Last day for 2018 RRSP contribution April 30: Personal Tax Filing Deadline April 30: Payment Deadline for Individuals and Sole Proprietor June 17: Sole Proprietor (and spouse) and Partnership Return Filing Deadline – (April 1:
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  • T1134 Form Updates

    December 15, 2018 by

    T1134 Filing Deadline Change On October 25, 2018, the Department of Finance released a Notice of Ways and Means Motion that included changes to the filing deadline for filing Form T1134. Form T1134, an information return for taxpayer’s with investments in non-resident corporations (known as foreign affiliates). Historically, a taxpayer had up to 15 months
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  • Fall 2018 Federal Economic Statement

    December 13, 2018 by

    On November 21, 2018, the Honourable Bill Morneau presented the Federal government’s 2018 Fall Economic Statement. In the 2018 Federal Budget, the government stated that they would conduct a detailed analysis of U.S. tax reform to assess any potential impacts on Canada. Summary of New Tax Measures ·  Enhanced CCA rate of 100% for new
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  • 2018 Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review

    December 13, 2018 by

    Personal Income Tax The 2018 Ontario Budget had proposed adjustments to the tax rates, brackets, surtax and credits for Ontario Personal Income Taxes. These changes will not implemented. Corporate Income Taxes The 2018 Ontario Budget had proposed to parallel a Federal measure to phase out the $500,000 small business limit for corporations (and associated corporations)
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  • Ontario Employer Health Tax (EHT) 2019 Update

    December 13, 2018 by

    ONTARIO – EMPLOYER HEALTH TAX (EHT) The Province of Ontario recently announced that effective January 1, 2019, the EHT exemption will increase from $450,000 to $490,000. This increase is a result of adjusting the exemption every 5 years for inflation. Eligible employers are exempt from EHT on the first $490,000 of total Ontario remuneration each
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  • Ted Rogers School of Management Scholarship Awards

    December 8, 2018 by

    On November 21, 2018, the Ted Rogers School of Business Management, Accounting & Finance held a special awards night recognizing the achievements of students who have shown success academically and involvement with Ryerson University. Hogg, Shain & Scheck (HSS) has been supporting scholarships Ryerson University for a number of years now. This year the HSS
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  • Gifting Money to Adult Children

    November 27, 2018 by

    What are the tax implications of gifting cash to adult children while you are still alive? This is a common question from those undergoing tax and estate planning. There is a misconception that there is a tax on such a transfer. This is most likely a result of specific gift tax rules in the U.S.
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  • HSS Ping Pong Night

    November 22, 2018 by

    On November 20, 2018, Hogg, Shain & Scheck hosted a Ping Pong Night to welcome new team members: Jan, Joseph, Joy, Judy, Shaista, and Steven. The event took place at Whiff Waff in Richmond Hill, a sports bar and Asian-fusion restaurant with ping pong tables and pool tables. The team enjoyed a night of mingling
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  • HSS Shoebox Packing Party

    November 15, 2018 by

    On November 9th, 2018, the Hogg, Shain & Scheck CPAs team hosted its first ever Shoebox Packing Party in support of Operation Christmas Child, a global initiative hosted by the Samaritan’s Purse. By filling shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, and school supplies, we were able to participate in touching the lives of children suffering as
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  • Congratulations to the 2018 Disability Hall of Fame Inductees

    November 10, 2018 by

    On October 19th, Hogg, Shain and Scheck, attended the 2018 Canadian Disability Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Congratulations to this year’s inductees: James Kyte, retired National Hockey League defenceman, first legally deaf NHL player; Alvin Law, motivational speaker, thalidomide survivor born without arms; and the Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney, former Canada’s Prime Minister dedicated to
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