TN CPA Professional Blog
The TN CPA Team is your source for the latest Canadian tax news and updates on changing tax laws.
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Accountants play a crucial role in helping growth-oriented companies by providing financial expertise, analysis, and strategic guidance. Here are several ways accountants contribute to the growth and success of such companies:
The CRA will not send text messages, or instant messages (Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp) to start a conversation with you under any circumstances.
If you receive a text or instant message purporting to be from the CRA, prompting you to click on a link or requesting information, you can safely delete it.
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) might email you:
- to let you know that a new message is available on your CRA website account.
- to send you a link for a webpage, form, or publication that you requested during a call or meeting with a CRA representative.
- to let you know about tax credits and benefits for individuals or online services such as My account.
Numbers from the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre show that direct calls remain the number one means of solicitation for fraudsters.
Although the CRA may contact you via phone to review your income tax and benefit return, it's important to note that legitimate government employees will always identify themselves with their name, employee number, and phone number.
It’s tax time again. If you are like others, you may feel overwhelmed by the process. Sadly, scammers are aware of this and take advantage of people's fears by trying to steal money and gain unauthorized access to personal data and financial details. The Canada Revenue Agency has seen a dramatic increase in the sophistication of scam attempts, so it is essential that you learn the difference between legitimate communication and a scam from the CRA. The best way to protect yourself from potential fraud is by learning the signs.
When you develop a cash flow projection it is like creating an early warning system for your business. A leading cause of business failure is a lack of cash flow management, but by taking some simple steps in managing it, you will find it can improve your business outcome.
As the holiday season approaches, and with all of the news of late about the FLU season and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it would be good to pass along some ideas on how to stay safe while supporting small businesses.
With all of the recent press about Ransomeware attacks on various companies and publicity about people being targeted during the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is timely to remind you that the fight against fraud starts with you. Learn to recognize, reject and report it.