Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan – Key Points for Businesses and Individuals

*Updated by Gwyneth James March 30, 2020 with new information* *Complete list of governmental programs updated April 1, 2020* Information from our Canadian government is rapidly changing.  As it does, we will do our part to keep you informed on what we know and what is certain.  This newsletter summarizes selected government comments up March … Read more

Update on COVID-19 from our Senior Partners

With the continuing increases in Covid-19 cases and the implementation of a State of Emergency in Ontario, the partners at Cody & James CPAs have had to reconsider their strategy for keeping their staff and clients safe. Effective March 19, 2020 we will be closing our doors to the public temporarily in an effort to … Read more

COVID-19 Update from our Partners

An important message from Gwyneth James and Suzanne Cody: Due to the recent news of COVID-19 (“coronavirus”), we are taking all the necessary steps to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all our clients and staff. While our doors will remain open, our wonderful team will be cleaning and disinfecting the office throughout the … Read more

Don’t Miss the 2019 Tax Changes!

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Written by Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA  Senior Partner If you have been a little busy lately managing work, kids, or other responsibilities you may have missed a few changes to tax- and employment-related rates for 2019. Here’s a quick recap: The maximum rate per kilometer that an employee or shareholder is allowed to claim … Read more

Giving Employees Holiday Bonuses

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Written by:  Gwyneth James MBA, CPA, CGA Holiday Bonuses! Don’t give out bonuses to your employees before reading this! At this time of year, you may be wondering about the rules for giving your employees bonuses and gifts for Christmas or year-end.  The CRA has specific rules about giving employees gifts and bonuses that determine … Read more

Your December To Do List!

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Written by Gwyneth James MBA CPA, CGA  Senior Partner Okay, I know…accounting is the farthest thing from your mind right now, but hear me out. There are just a few items that you need to take care of while you sip your glass of eggnog. If you have a business, don’t forget to take an … Read more

Successful Fundraiser

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Cody & James CPAs Donates More than $1,000 to the YES Shelter  Our fall shredding fundraiser was a win for everyone.  The YES Shelter won because we raised over $1,100 to support youth and families. “YES works to reduce and prevent homelessness by providing shelter, education and transitional supports to youth and families in Peterborough and … Read more