By Team Clearline Meet Alex. Alex is a Clearline employee enrolled in the CPA professional education program, and he’s helping our clients navigate the Wild West of cryptocurrency and bitcoin technology.   At Clearline, we love technology and working with clients who are committed to innovation.   Alex has been...

By Rachel Wicks It’s the most wonderful time of the year for many of us - including cyber-scammers.   Here at Clearline we have seen and experienced many different types of scams over the years. Most recently, a scammer took on Jeff Block’s name and started sending emails...

By Grant T. Smith   Last week, on 5 December, the Bank of Canada delivered the news that they were not adjusting interest rates. This leaves the bank rate unchanged at 1.75%.   The bank has slowly been raising rates for more than a year, from 0.5% 18 months...

By Team Clearline   (November 22, 2018) - The Federal Minister of Finance, Bill Morneau, delivered the Liberal Government's Fall Fiscal Update yesterday in Ottawa. To help you navigate the tax updates and changes, we have summarized the highlights below.   Corporate Tax Changes Capital Cost Allowance ("CCA") Changes A number of adjustments...

By Grant T. Smith I want to speak to you about the forthcoming changes to BC’s medical service plan because the plan changes the new Employer Health Tax (“EHT”) and the changes happen on January 1, 2019. This is coming and it affects your business. It...

By Grant T. Smith I do not want to talk about pipelines!   That is not true. Pipelines are very much on my mind. What I really do not want to engage in is a one-sided conversation because the factions are so firmly entrenched that the dialogue is...

By Grant T. Smith There it is.   Hidden in a small article.   On the third page of the Globe and Mail - Report on Business, on the 26th day of July, 2018 is the article that I have been watching for:   “Newmont Mining Corp., which topped Wall Street estimates...