Canada and the U.S. recently created multiple financial assistance programs for businesses and individuals to address the economic challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Details continue to emerge in the beginning of April. We have been working with our clients who have business interests on both sides of the border to determine eligibility and application requirements. […]
With the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic to the U.S., and the resulting impact it has had on the U.S. economy, the U.S. Congress has responded by passing numerous tax law changes to assist small businesses and individuals. Although there are many changes that have been enacted, the following is a general summary of […]
The Super Tuesday primary results quickly provided clarity to the Democratic nomination contest by further winnowing the field of candidates down to only Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. One area where the Democratic candidates agree is that taxes should be increased on wealthy individuals and corporations. However, there are material differences between the proposals put […]
On March 20, 2020, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the date for both filing and payment of certain U.S. federal income taxes has been deferred from April 15th to July 15th in response to COVID-19. This deferral applies to individuals and business taxpayers of U.S. federal income tax.