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CRA Penalties & Interest – how to avoid them

CRA Penalties & Interest – how to avoid them

By Jules Hawkins on June 27, 2023

This is a very exciting blog, about CRA penalties, interest, and how to avoid them. Nothing that’s new, but – in this era of…

Meet the new “Underused Housing Tax”

By Jules Hawkins on February 21, 2023

Well, it’s for a good cause. We’re all aware that Canada has a housing shortage – and, in some regions, that’s been exacerbated by…

Some tips on tips…

By Jules Hawkins on October 28, 2022

As you know, customers in restaurants, bars, hotels etc. will often leave tips, which are for the benefit of those who have served them….

Beyond Beans – Part 2

By Jules Hawkins on August 29, 2022

We have one key goal in mind for our clients: to improve business owners’ lives. As I’ve said earlier (Beyond Beans Blog Post), we…

Ontario COVID Program Updates

By Jules Hawkins on January 22, 2021

We hope that all our friends and clients are healthy and safe. Clearly, we all hope that the second lockdown is as short as…

CEBA expansion is here!

By Jules Hawkins on December 7, 2020

The government has just announced the long-trailed expansion of the CEBA loan facility.  To remind long-suffering readers: CEBA (Canada Emergency Business Account) is the…

COVID: Second wave – and more updates to government support

By Jules Hawkins on November 24, 2020

We hope you remain safe. Clearly, we’re all concerned with the resurgence in COVID cases, that have required our governments to tighten controls again….

Real estate, Realtors and Corporations

By Jules Hawkins on November 5, 2020

My first non-COVID post in a while…… This blog has been prompted by some recent changes to the law, plus a few conversations I’ve…

Minor COVID Updates

By Jules Hawkins on September 22, 2020

We hope this finds you well. At H&Co, we are happy and relieved that none of our clients, friends or staff have been taken…

Wage Subsidy Part 2

By Jules Hawkins on July 20, 2020

Longer-lived, more flexible, and even more complicated Last Friday, the government posted its plans for amending the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (or CEWS). Pity…