Alberta faces 5 more years of deficit and billions of dollars in mounting debt before it sees a balance sheet back in the black. It tells a story of an economy still recovering from a lingering oil price shock and struggling with the market access problems with its crude.
In Canada, using Bitcoin for purchases is considered a barter transaction. Transactions using a cryptocurrency are subject to GST/HST and any gain or loss arising on the disposition of the cryptocurrency can be considered business income or a capital gain or loss and depends on the circumstances of the transaction.
We offer Lunch & Learn sessions across Canada on various topics for farm and small business owners. Let us know if you would like us to talk to your group. Our farm tax and small business tax workshops consist of a 30 minute presentation, followed by a question and answer period where you can get your tax questions answered by one of our local tax consultants.