There are many great sites on the Web, but trying to find those great sites can be a frustrating experience. We have compiled a list of websites that we have found to be helpful sources of information. When you click on a link, a new window will pop up. Close the window when you are ready to return to this page.
The Canada Revenue Agency
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is responsible for the administration of tax laws for the Government of Canada, and for most provinces and territories.
The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
The Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
The Globe and Mail
National, international and business news.
Ontario Ministry of Revenue
Ontario Ministry of Revenue
WSIB and Ontario Labour Documents
WSIB Construction Classifications
Construction WSIB Classified employees and how to calculate WSIB Premiums
Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario
This is an exciting time for the accounting profession – not only in Ontario, but throughout Canada. Our nation’s accounting professionals - CAs, CGAs and CMAs - are unifying as one single, strong profession under the banner of Chartered Professional Accountants. In Ontario, all of our members carry a CPA in addition to their legacy designation.
Association of Professional Accounting and Tax Consultants
If you you looking for a quality Canadian Accountant, Tax Consultant, Payroll Service or Bookkeeper near you, you are in the right place! Our members joined this Association to stay current with the latest tax updates, specializations and services that allow them to help you maximize your earnings and tax deductions, while complying with local procedures and requirements.
Better Business Bureau
The Canadian Payroll Association
The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has been representing employers’ payroll interests since 1978, through its mission of Payroll Compliance through Education and Advocacy and its values of Community, Professionalism and Authoritative Knowledge.
Professional payroll administration is mission-critical because of the magnitude of the remuneration by employers and the breadth of the legislative compliance requirements.
Valued Professional Advisors
Vaive and Associates Professional Corporation
J. Rolland Vaive, CPA, CA, LPA, TEP, CPA (Illinois)
Rolland Vaive obtained his chartered accountant designation in 1993. Rolland has been advising Canadians individuals, corporations and non-residents on matters of Canadian taxation for over 18 years. Rolland has completed the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth tax program, as well as the specialized courses on Corporate Reorganizations, Wealth Preservation and Advanced Tax Issues for the Owner-Managed Business. Rolland is also certified as a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP) and is a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois).
Rolland offers innovative, practical and insightful tax advice to high net worth individuals and profitable corporations. Rolland has a particularly strong focus on matters of estate planning, corporate reorganizations, tax planning through the use of domestic Trusts, tax planning for high net worth individuals, mergers and acquisitions, Canada-US cross border issues, tax audit support and estate planning.
Susan G. Tataryn, BComm CA LLB TEP CPA
Susan G. Tataryn practices law in the areas of business, taxation and estate planning, and tax litigation. For well over a decade, she has advised a range of small independents and large enterprises, working with clients in the technology, life science and arts sectors while also working with artists, designers and others in the fashion, entertainment and hospitality industries.
Susan is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan where she obtained Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws degrees in 1987 and 1992, respectively. She obtained the Chartered Accountant (CA) designation in 1990. She was called to the Saskatchewan bar in 1993 and the Ontario bar in 2000.
Before going into private practice, Susan clerked for various judges of the Tax Court of Canada, and was a litigation counsel with the federal Department of Justice, representing the Canada Revenue Agency in income tax, GST, Employment Insurance and Canada Pension Plan appeals. She continues to appear before the Tax Court of Canada, the Federal Court – Trial Division and the Federal Court of Appeal on income tax and GST issues.
Susan has written a number of tax articles and has taught accounting at the University of Saskatchewan and tax at the Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course.
Bachelor of Laws, University of Saskatchewan
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Saskatchewan
CICA In-depth Tax Course
Logan Katz LLP
Shawn Roussy, CPA, CA
We no longer prepare US returns at ADAMS and Associates. We are happy to recommend Shawn at Logan Katz LLP .Since joining Logan Katz in March 2012, he has successfully established and leads their newly introduced cross-border tax planning and compliance services team. The new team is a welcome addition for clients who have financial interests in Canada and the US. Related to his expertise in this area, Shawn is well versed in the content of trade treaties with the US and other countries, the outcome of extensive research supporting clients. As Shawn makes his mark expanding the scope of Logan Katz LLP's services, he is also building a practice to fully support the requirements of business owners and managers – a significant expansion to his own professional capacity.
Nathan Farkas CPA CA
As you may know, if you are a U.S. citizen resident in Canada, if you hold a U.S. green card, or if you are a Canadian citizen who owns real estate in the United States, you need to file a U.S. tax return.
Tax arrangements between the U.S. and Canada can be quite complex: this site will try and guide you through some of the important things you need to know to avoid incurring penalties or paying too much tax.