The Dentons Canada Tax Insights podcast is a series to keep businesses and individuals in Canada up-to-date on economic and tax related matters.
Tax Free Savings Account – What you should know
The TFSA program began in 2009 and was established as a way for Canadian individuals 18 years of age or older to set money aside and invest it tax free throughout their lifetime. There are many rules that govern the use of the tax free savings account and in this episode, Gergely Hegedus, member of our Edmonton office tax group goes over some of these rules. For more information on this subject, Gergely can be contacted directly via email at Gergely.firstname.lastname@example.org
Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy program update
The Tax Insights podcast is a series we’ve launched to keep you up-to-date on economic and tax related measures that are being announced by the Government of Canada. In this episode, we recap the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program and look at the recent updates announced by the finance minister in July.
Litigation in the time of COVID-19
Court closures due to the various emergency and health measures across Canada have forced litigators to become more innovative on how they move matters forward. For this episode, we look at how extraordinary circumstances are rapidly changing court procedures and forcing the legal community to look at innovative ways of moving disputes towards a resolution.
Opportunities for small businesses
In this episode, we look at what small businesses are doing to ensure they survive the current economic crisis and how some businesses are pivoting to meet the demand for goods and services arising from the COVID pandemic. Heather Barnhouse, Partner and member of the firm’s technology and corporate commercial groups in Edmonton discusses what she is seeing on the frontlines and provides some unique ideas on what small businesses can do to adapt to the current economic realities.
Tax planning during market distress
The Tax Insights podcast is a series we’ve launched to keep you up-to-date on Canadian economic and tax related topics related to the global pandemic. In this latest episode, we look at two tax planning tools, estate freezes and re-freezes, as a potential way for Canadians to utilize tax planning measures to take advantage of current market conditions.
The Latest Update on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program
On April 8, 2020, the Federal Government announced more changes to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program in an effort to combat the economic impact of COVID-19 and to expand access to the subsidy. In our latest Dentons Tax Insights podcast, we go over these changes and what they mean for businesses across Canada.