Blog posts tagged in Calgary
While we are still in the midst of tough economic times, there is finally some good news for Albertans! A newly released survey, the Alberta Enterprise Corporation 2016 Deal Flow Study, shows a 48% jump in the number of technology companies with headquarters in the province in the past four years.
According to the survey, Calgary has seen a 55% growth in tech companies and Edmonton with 39% increase. Revenue at tech firms also expanded with 1 in five Alberta tech firms reporting more than $1 million in annual revenue. It is also interesting to note that 70% of the companies...
The Calgary Police recently alerted the public on aggressive scammers claiming to be from the CRA and the Calgary Police Service. Scammers contact members of the public randomly using the name of Staff Sergeant Verheul (a member of the Calgary Police Service Economic Crimes Unit) without verification. According to Calgary Police, scammers obtained her name through the Service’s various media warnings regarding previous CRA scams. Remember, the CRA does not contact anyone by phone asking for payment via prepaid credit cards or wire transfers. Also, always verify phone calls, emails or any other correspondence claiming to be the CRA or the...
As a short follow up to the previous blog with this title, here are the results.
I dealt with a very nice appeals officer in Calgary who will remain nameless to protect their identity. The appeals officer basically allowed all the expenses as claimed with a few minor changes for items that should have been capitalized when the original return was filed. In short, I win CRA auditor loses (BOOYAH!!!!! Happy dance time.) So there are people at the CRA that you can count on, and if you keep your documents properly and do your part things usually work out in...
You will have a capital gain or capital loss when you sell or transfer capital property such as land, buildings, shares, bonds, fund and trust units.
Some examples of cases where you are considered to have sold capital property are:
· Exchanging one property for another;
· Giving property other than cash as a gift;
· Converting shares or other securities in your name;
· Settling or cancelling a debt owed to you;
· Transferring certain property to a trust;
· When your property is stolen, destroyed or expropriated;
· An option that you hold to buy or sell property expires;...