Applications for the 2019 ATAP-Knowledge Bureau Scholarship Award are now being accepted. The award is open to Affirmed Members in good standing with the Association of Tax and Accounting Professionals (ATAP). A completed application form and written synopsis of your achievements may be submitted to ATAP (admin@ATAPCanada.org) before September 10, 2019. Meet Tim Manery, 2017 ATAP-KB Scholarship Recipient Meet Ibrahim Hijazi, 2018 ATAP-KB Scholarship Recipient
News & Updates
ATAP is generally pleased with Finance’s treatment of the on-going issue regarding taxation of passive income inside of a Canadian Controlled Private Corporation
Ontario’s “Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act” (Bill 148, 2017) may impact your business effective January 1, 2018
The Association of Tax & Accounting Professionals, in consultations with the legislative and lobbying arm of CFIB, joined the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness to combine strengths against the legislation, as proposed.
On July 18, 2017 the Minister of Finance released a discussion paper - which already includes draft legislation - outlining "proposed" changes to the Income Tax Act that will have a dramatic effect on tax planning for small to medium sized enterprises.
The 2016 Auditor General Report 2 – Income Tax Objections looked at a number of areas to assess whether CRA was efficiently managing income tax objections in non-group objections for personal and corporate tax returns only.
CRA is responsible for making sure that Canadian taxpayers are properly reporting their income and paying the income tax that is expected under the Canadian Income Tax Act.