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  • HSS supports the Theatre Community at the Dora Mavor Moore Awards

    April 16, 2018 by

    The Dora Mavor Moore Awards honour creators from over 200 theatre, dance and opera productions in 48 categories over the following major divisions: General Theatre, Independent Theatre, Theatre for Young Audiences, Dance and Opera. A jury of eight-to-ten members from the professional performing arts community votes on each award and their desired recipient. Hogg, Shain
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  • HSS Continues to Support the Arts Community at the 22nd Annual Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards

    April 12, 2018 by

    Hogg, Shain & Scheck are, once again, proud to be gold level supporters of The Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Awards, which are being held Monday, April 30, 2018 at the Telus Centre’s Koerner Hall. The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) represents more than 2,200 professional English-language screenwriters across Canada. These screenwriters have written scripts
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  • Hogg, Shain & Scheck recipient of GTA’s leading accounting firm awards

    March 22, 2018 by

    Hogg, Shain, & Scheck (HSS) is pleased to announce that we have won “Best Accounting Firm” in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) for the 2018 Acquisition International Accounting, Audit and Tax Awards as well as “Best Accountancy Firm 2018” in Toronto for the 2018 US Business News North American Excellence Awards. This could only be
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  • HSS Team Social Before Tax Season

    March 15, 2018 by

    On February 6th, Hogg, Shain & Scheck particpated in a staff Bowling Night. The event took place at World Bowl in Richmond Hill. The staff was able to strike up great conversations, let loose and interact outside of the office before the busy tax season. There was also some fun competition, with David Clarke and
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  • HSS team attends House Guests by CORPUS

    March 1, 2018 by

    Last fall, the Hogg, Shain & Scheck team attended a play by CORPUS, one of the firms NPO clients. House Guests is an adventurous creation, hosted in the artistic director’s own home. The interactive performance took the team through David Danzon’s home, only to reveal ghosts, childhood games, fairy tales, dreams and much more mysterious
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  • CPA Canada Federal Budget Commentary

    February 28, 2018 by

    The Federal Government’s 2018 Budget touts Canada’s strong economic growth over the past two years, including real GDP growth of 3.2 per cent since the second quarter of 2016, an unemployment rate of 5.9 per cent, and significant improvements in average weekly earnings, consumer confidence, and household consumption. Add to first paragraph​, after 1st sentence:
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  • Welcome Ninette Bishay

    February 23, 2018 by

    Hogg, Shain & Scheck is delighted to welcome Ninette Bishay, CPA, CA, as its newest Partner. Ninette has spent most of her career, over the last 15 years, working exclusively with Charities and Not-for-Profit organizations, providing them with assurance and business advisory services. Ninette is dedicated and passionate about supporting organizations that make a difference
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  • Non-Resident Speculation Tax

    February 22, 2018 by

    Overview Effective April 21, 2017, the Government of Ontario introduced the Non-Resident Speculation Tax (the “NRST”). The NRST is a 15% tax on the value of consideration paid to purchase or acquire an interest in residential property located in the Greater Golden Horseshoe Region (the “GGHR”) by any of the following: individuals who are not
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  • Welcome to our Partners and Principal

    February 16, 2018 by

    We are pleased to announce that Ninette Bishay is joining as a Partner, and as one of our not-for-profit experts. Ninette brings a wealth of experience, primarily working with not-for-profit organizations and charities, including Government-funded organizations, private educational institutions and member-based associations. In addition, we are pleased to highlight a couple of advancements to the HSS
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  • Key Information on the Canadian Disability Tax Credit

    February 8, 2018 by

    The disability tax credit (the “DTC”) is a non-refundable tax credit designed to help defray the unavoidable costs associated with an individual’s disability. The DTC is available either to the person with the disability, or to a person supporting the disabled person. For the 2018 year, the federal disability amount is expected to be approximately
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  • Peter Andersen presents Economic Update for HSS team

    December 7, 2017 by

    On December 6th, Andersen lead a small group of business owners on a interactive session to “Get Ready for 2018! Some discussion themes discussed included: (see attached handout) -the business cycle -interest rates, inflation, the Canadian dollar, business conditions -possible surprises (oil, housing, wage costs) Peter Andersen is an independent consulting economist, specializing in applied
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