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COVID aid paperwork must be in order as audits loom

Jul 10, 2020
The CRA has announced it is starting to gear up its full auditing powers that were mostly suspended since the outbreak began. Find out how this could affect you if you've applied for COVID-19 financial aid programs.

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COVID-19 Update: Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Mar 25, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday that the House of Commons has passed an emergency bill for the government’s COVID-19 emergency response. Learn more about the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit.

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A guide to COVID-19 financial relief for small business

Mar 18, 2020
Read up-to-date information about all new federal programs that help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. You’ll also find links to free tools to help you with program applications.

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What your small business needs to know about COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. The World Health Organization says everyone must play a role to stop the spread of the disease. This includes businesses and employers.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Preparation, Tax Planning, Tax Consultation, covid-19 updates

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Late filing penalties for small business taxes

Mar 12, 2020
Learn what penalties you face if you're late filing your small business tax return.

Tags: Bookkeeping, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Preparation

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FBC Member Spotlight: Maggie Gervais

Mar 03, 2020
FBC Member Maggie Gervais was recently recognized for her dedication to her community. She was one of 6 volunteers presented with a prestigious award by the Government of Alberta in December 2019.

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Nova Scotia Budget Report 2020

Feb 28, 2020
Starting April 1, 2020, the general corporate tax rate in Nova Scotia will decrease from 16% to 14%. The small business tax rate will decrease from 3% to 2.5%. Read the highlights from our tax analysts.

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B.C. Budget Report 2020

Feb 25, 2020
On Feb. 18, 2020, B.C. Finance Minister Carole presented the province’s fiscal 2020–21 budget. Our tax analysts have reviewed the updates and listed the highlights.


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FBC Reviews: February 2020

Feb 19, 2020
Read the latest FBC reviews to learn how we help our Members make life less taxing.

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What you need to know about small business tax filing

Feb 12, 2020
If you’re self-employed or a small business owner, getting ready for tax filing can be daunting. To help make the filing process less stressful, we’ve listed what you need to know for filing your 2019 tax return.

Tags: Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Trades Taxes

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