Yearly Archives: 2012

Buying Property in Canada (British Columbia)

If you plan to stay in Canada for 6 months or less each year, the government considers you a non-resident, which means that you can still open a bank account and buy property, etc. If you plan to live in …

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Directors’ responsibilities

Directors’ powers

Subject to a company’s articles, the Business Corporations Act of British Columbia and any contract with the directors, the directors have day to day control and management of a company. In many private companies, the directors are also …

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What happens when your supplier forgets to charge GST/HST on your invoice?

You receive an invoice from your supplier and it doesn’t include GST/HST. You think to yourself “Excellent! I just received a tax break!” Wrong. You are still on the hook for that GST even when your supplier forgets to include …

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