Why the cloud now?
For middle market businesses, the cloud offers accessibility, systems consolidation and simplified management—with an OpEx model.
Managing the cloud: Begin with the end in mind
10 key steps for developing a clear road map for cloud adoption journey with the help of an experienced consulting firm.
Asset management industry outlook
In our summer 2022 asset management industry outlook, we explore what’s ahead for middle market business leaders.
Canada’s inflation declines amid cooling gas prices
Inflation declined by 0.3% in August for the second monthly decline in a row thanks to cooling gasoline and energy prices, according to data released by Statistics Canada on Tuesday.
Canada housing starts fall amid rising rates
Canada’s housing starts fell to 267,443 in August, a 3% drop from July, continuing the decline in the housing sector because of rising interest rates.
Will you have to pay a new tax on your luxury items?
On Sept. 1, 2022, the Luxury Tax Act came into force which imposes a tax on the sale and import of certain vehicles, aircraft, and vessels exceeding a specified price threshold.
New trust reporting rules coming into effect on Dec. 31, 2022 year ends
The Canadian Federal Government has proposed changes to the trust tax reporting requirements which could apply as early as Dec. 31, 2022 year ends.
What audit committees should be asking about the digital transformation of audit
Audit committees and boards of directors can drive competitive advantages by overseeing digital transformation of the audit function.
Where are all the workers?
Discover the most compelling findings from RSM’s recent survey of middle market leaders regarding the talent gap.
Why cyber risk is still a main responsibility for board members
Boards can address cyber risk by considering data security inside and outside the organization and by performing exercises to prepare for a breach.
Canada’s jobless rate rises off its record low
Canada lost 40,000 jobs in August, bringing the unemployment rate up to 5.4% from its record low in July as construction and education led the declines.
Bank of Canada increases policy rate to 3.25%
The Bank of Canada increased its policy rate by 75 basis points on Wednesday, bringing the overnight rate to 3.25%, and said that it would continue to reduce its balance sheet.
AI and machine learning: It may not be as difficult as you think
AI and machine learning solutions are now much more realistic for middle market companies, with the potential for increased insight and efficiency through automation.
CRA’s Newly Stringent Policy on Surplus Computation
CRA requires extensive documentation to support deductions claimed by taxpayers under section 113 in respect of distributions of foreign affiliate surplus.
Housing proved a drag on Canada’s economy in the second quarter
Canada’s real gross domestic product rose by 0.1% in June from May amid a slumping housing sector, and by 3.3% overall for the second quarter.
After a strong recovery in Canada, economic headwinds set in
The Canadian economy has had a year of robust recovery, but now that growth is slowing as economic headwinds set in.
Immigration is key to solving Canada’s labour shortage
Canada cannot solve its chronic shortage of workers through natural growth. It needs a policy of robust immigration.