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On Tuesday, the Loonie was worth $0.7657 US.  This is the highest value we’ve seen since September 23, 2016.  Sadly the dollar is still more than 30 down from January of 2013 when it was last on par with the US Dollar.  So what are the tax implications for investors of exchange rate fluctuations?

Within the workplace you have employees with a variety of skill levels, personality traits, differing abilities and even personal challenges that impact how well they will perform and how much they contribute to the organization.

The drive to improve performance has led many organizations to recognize effective human resource management is key to success. Yet many leaders do not have the experience or expertise to integrate good human resource management into their daily decision making. Unfortunately, many leaders avoid dealing with human resource issues until there is a crisis or threat of legal action.

It that time of year when employers are likely to host holiday events. For many employers, these year-end parties are a way of saying “thank you” to their employees. They also provide an opportunity for team building and strengthening collegiality.

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On behalf of Platinum Books – Greg Libbrecht has been involved as a cyclist and donator to Habitat for Humanity since the bicycle ride began 10 years ago – this is a fantastic cause, a great group of riders, ride support volunteers and staff at Habitat for Humanity.

The first transfer of Canadian banking information to the Internal Revenue Service was completed September 30. That was the result of a September 16 appeal in which Honourable Mr.Justice Martineau of the Canadian Federal Court in Vancouver ruled that the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) legislation is both legal under Canadian law and not inconsistent with the U.S./Canada Tax Treaty. Therefore injunctive relief was not provided and the implementation of the information transfer went ahead.

Your support team at Platinum Books has the changes covered for all the people we complete GST returns for – but if you are someone who does their own please check out this link and should you have any questions do not hesitate to call us for help.