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March 12, 2013Landlords will often offer inducements to commercial tenants to sign long-term leases. Common types of inducements are: Free rent period... read more
March 7, 2013Often the ownership structure for real estate investments involves a corporation holding an investment in a partnership or a joint venture ... read more
February 14, 2013Effective April 1, 2013, BC will eliminate the existing 12% Harmonized Sales Tax (“HST”) and reinstate the 7% Provincial Sales Tax (“P... read more
February 1, 2013In 2011, the federal budget created the Hiring Credit for Small Business (HCSB) to boost employment and support small businesses across Cana... read more
January 10, 2013Mergers and acquisitions are a complex process that can take years to complete and involve a number of factors. Director of Valuation Servi... read more
November 30, 2012Smythe Ratcliffe is proud of our 2012 writers who achieved a 100% pass rate for the UFE! After years of schooling, months of hard work, ... read more
November 26, 2012The Federal Government announced today that they have increase the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) annual contribution limit from $5,000 to ... read more
October 18, 2012According to the 2012 "Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse" issued by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE),... read more
September 26, 2012The CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) is now allowing group authorizations, eliminating the need to submit separate authorization forms for each e... read more
August 28, 2012Many entrepreneurs and family business owners dream of passing on their companies to the next generation. After working for years to build t... read more
May 15, 2013The GST/HST has a significant effect on dental practices across Canada. What a...
May 1, 2013There are many types of entities that can be used to hold real estate, each with...