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CRA e-service improvements: Key initiatives

As the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) works to create an increasingly digital tax system, practitioners will soon enjoy new e-service options for information returns, special elections and more. Find out what’s in the pipeline.

2021 post-federal election analysis

Liberals re-elected to Parliament amid prolonged economic disruption.

Advocating for a better tax system

The pandemic has forged even more effective collaboration between CPA Canada and the CRA as we continue to find ways to improve.

Canadian tax news and COVID-19 updates

Your source for the latest Canadian tax news and updates on changing tax laws. Working collaboratively with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) we aim to bring clarity on pressing tax questions and COVID-19 tax updates.

Tips on running a high-quality tax practice

Practicing tax is complex and missteps are costly. Learn about some common issues leading to recent professional liability claims and how you can mitigate tax risk to make your practice more productive and profitable.

The tax implications of employees working remotely abroad

Before granting an employee’s request to telework from another country, employers need to ensure the organization is meeting all its obligations

New standard on compilation engagements: What does it mean for tax work?

What’s the impact of the new Canadian Standard on Related Services (CSRS) 4200, Compilation Engagements, on tax compliance work? Understand how the new standard applies to tax-related engagements and more.

Budget 2021 Focuses on Financial Support and Recovery

3 Ways CPAs can Simplify Their Clients’ Personal Taxes During the Pandemic

Depending on the benefits their clients accessed, CPAs need to keep tabs on the federal COVID-19 emergency programs in order to accurately assess the tax impact on those clients.

Tax and the Digital economy: Significant Concerns over OECD Proposals

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) consulted the international tax community on proposals for taxing digital transactions, and CPA Canada contributed our suggestions. Find out how the OECD responded in its latest statement.

Tax Resources for CPAs

Get fresh perspectives on trending tax issues through our news roundup, blog, webinars, and other practical tools. Created for CPAs and the broader tax community, our resources will help you stay current on changing tax laws.

Taxing Cryptocurrencies: GST/HST Proposals Raise Concerns

With the rise of cryptocurrencies, uncertainty is growing over their tax treatment. Learn about existing Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidance, as well as CPA Canada’s concerns with newly proposed GST/HST legislation.

Insight and Analysis of the 2019 Federal Budget

Taking part in the federal budget process, CPA Canada is pleased to offer its views on priorities for the federal budget as well as expert post-budget analysis and commentary.

Other Resources

AICPA Supports Setting Standards for Tax Preparers

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants announced its support for a recent U.S. proposal to provide the Department of the Treasury with undefined authority to regulate paid tax-return preparers.

Auditing Accounting Estimates in the Current Evolving Environment Due to COVID-19

This publication has been prepared to highlight key areas of focus in the current environment when undertaking audit procedures relating to accounting estimates and related disclosures in accordance with the International Standards on Auditing™(ISA™).

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