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Quebec – Taxes

 

Is your municipal tax bill too high? You have until April 30 to dispute your property assessment!

Whether you are the owner or tenant of the building in which your business is located, you pay property taxes–directly or indirectly. If you feel the amount is too high, you can dispute your property assessment, but you only have until April 30 to do so!
 

2017 Payroll deduction table

Here we are at the beginning of a brand new year! For business owners, a new year goes hand-in-hand with new payroll deduction rates. We have prepared a handy summary table to help you out. It’s easy to consult and includes all the new 2017 rates you need: HSF, RQAP, QPP, CNESST, taxes, etc. Everything is there!
 

Revenu Quebec obligations for employment agencies and the construction sector

As of March 1, 2016, if you are an employment agency or a subcontractor performing construction work, you must have a valid certificate issued by Revenu Québec and provide a copy to your clients or contractors to conclude certain contracts. If you are a client of such an agency or a primary contractor, you will also have obligations.
 

Bars and resto-bars: do you have your SRM?

As of February 1, 2016, all bars and resto-bars holding a liquor license will be obliged to supply their customers with a bill of sale from a sales recording module (SRM). This obligation is already in force for restaurants.
 

Direct deposit and the CRA: can your business still get cheques?

Although the Government of Canada is seeking to eliminate all government payments by cheque as of April 2016, individuals and businesses will still be able to receive cheques as a payment option.
 

CRA’s Liaison Officers help you understand tax rules

Liaison Officers from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) visit small business owners to provide general information and to help them better understand their tax obligations. CFIB can help you learn about how your business can benefit from this service. Advice is free for CFIB members: 1-888-234-2232.
 

How to get worry-free advice from the CRA!

Changes in recent years mean that CRA now offers guaranteed advice in writing. Find out more here. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.
 

Be prepared for potential tax audits

Tax audits can be very stressful for small business owners. Knowing what to expect from an audit and how to collaborate will make your life a whole lot easier.
 

Learn about your tax and payroll obligations with CRA videos

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) offers a number of videos to help businesses understand their tax responsibilities. The videos give information on key matters for starting a new business, payroll matters, what to expect from an audit, and more. Advice is free for CFIB members: 1-888-234-2232.

Selling or buying in other provinces or territories: which sales taxes apply?

When you sell to or buy from a business located in another province or territory, are the correct sales taxes being applied? You need to know how GST, HST, provincial and territorial sales taxes impact your transactions. We can help you understand the correct application of sales taxes in Canada.
 

Auto expense tax deduction made easier by CRA

Thanks to CFIB taking action based on the feedback of its members, the Canada Revenue Agency will accept a logbook of automobile expenses covering "a sample period of time" instead of a full year. This requirement to keep a logbook for a full year was found by CFIB members to be the most burdensome aspect of motor vehicle tax provisions.
 

Save time and money with two GST/HST accounting methods

The GST/HST Quick Method and Simplified Method of Claiming Input Tax Credits are major victories for small business. Review the eligibility requirements and see if you can save time and money. Find out more here. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.
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