Administrative measures - COVID-19 (April 2020)
Suspension of review, audit and collection activities The Canada
Revenue Agency regularly carries out review activities in which
taxpayers are asked to provide documentation or other information
Business measures - COVID-19 (April 2020)
Wage subsidy program for employers The federal government will be
providing eligible employers who have experienced a significant
decline in revenues with a wage subsidy. For purposes of the
Individual tax measures - COVID-19 (April 2020)
Changes to filing and payment deadlines for 2019 returns Individual
Canadians are generally required to file their tax returns for the
2019 tax year on or before April 30, 2020. Self-employed Canadia...
COVID-19 tax measures - overview (April 2020)
The current pandemic has changed the lives of Canadians in
innumerable ways, and the tax system has not been exempt from those
changes. In fact, since we are currently in what would in normal
Claiming medical expenses for 2019 (March 2020)
The Canadian tax system provides individual taxpayers with a tax
credit for out-of-pocket medical and para-medical expenses incurred
during the year. Given that such expenses must be incurred at some
What’s new on the 2019 tax return? (March 2020)
The one constant in income tax is change and consequently, while
Canadian taxpayers must prepare and file the same form – the T1
Income Tax and Benefit Return – every spring, that return f...
Looking ahead to 2020 (November 2019)
Planning for – or even thinking about – 2020 taxes when it’s not
even December 2019 may seem more than a little premature. However,
most Canadians will start paying their taxes for 2...
Taking stock of your TFSA (October 2019)
Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) have been around for a full
decade now, having been introduced in 2009, and for most Canadians,
a TFSA (along with a registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)) is
When are legal fees deductible? (October 2019)
In most cases, the need to seek out and obtain legal services (and
to pay for them) is associated with life’s more unwelcome
occurrences and experiences — a divorce, a dispute over a famil...
Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, closed over the lunch hour from 12:00 to 1:00.
We are closed on all statutory holidays.
Deadline for filing your personal taxes for 2020 is June 1, 2020
SUGGESTED OPTIONS TO BRING IN YOUR TAXES
Here at Orion LLP we understand that during this time you may want to be cautious with your health and potential exposure to COVID-19. We would like to ensure that you are aware that we have options available to you to ensure you can get your taxes done without coming into the office: Here are some options:
Right Signature – this is a program that allows you to sign your tax documents from any smart phone device or computer. All we need is your email address and we can send these documents directly to you through this process.
Email – if you do not have a scanner at your home, there are a number of scanning apps available, or you can simply take a picture of your slips, etc. We also have a ShareFile program that provides encryption if you are concerned with the security of emailing documents. You can access this by emailing any of the staff at Orion LLP and we will be able to send you a link. We can also send you your copies of tax returns and correspondence using this electronic format.
For the partners, email: Robin@orionllp.ca, Shelden@orionllp.ca, Bjornda@orionllp.ca or Keith@orionllp.ca. If you are unsure, use firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fax – our fax number is 403-362-6919. If you would like us to fax you your copies or documents for signing, please just give us a call and provide us with your fax number.
Good old fashioned mail – Our mailing address is 1A – 333 2nd Street West, Brooks, AB, T1R 1G4. If you would like us to mail you your copies or forms for signing, again, please just give us a call at 403-362-0482.