Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the team at Saklas & Co.
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In recent years, it has become quite commonplace to get a ride home in a perfect stranger’s car with only a few button presses of a smartphone. Similarly, many people think nothing of booking a weekend getaway to stay in someone else’s home; all booked and paid for online. In fact, Statistics Canada reports that 1 in 10 Canadians are now using peer-to-peer ride services, or private accommodation services, such as Uber and Airbnb. A current estimate by PWC, a consultancy, suggests that global spending on these kinds of arrangements will reach $335 billion by 2025.
In recent years, Canadians have become increasingly aware of the environmental and social factors affecting their society. In particular, millennials (the cohort that reached young adulthood around the year 2000) are especially interested in values-based societal concerns. As consumers, they are more likely to purchase electric cars, fair-trade coffee, plant-based food and cosmetics that were not tested on animals.
With the rise of cryptocurrencies, uncertainty is growing over their tax treatment. Learn about existing Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) guidance, as well as CPA Canada’s concerns with newly proposed GST/HST legislation.
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Local Accountant Goes to Hollywood to Receive Award from the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors for Book: Stand Apart Surrey, British Columbia, Canada – Saklas & Co. Chartered Accountants, a locally owned public accounting firm, is excited to congratulate Kim LaBreche on her best-selling co-authored book, Stand Apart. Kim will be going to Hollywood from September 24th to September 26th to attend the Best-Seller’s Summit and Golden Gala. Kim will be receiving a Quilly award for her Amazon.com best-seller. …