Join us in welcoming Brian Legge to the partnership

DMCL CPA is pleased to announce that Brian Legge, CPA, CA has been admitted to the partnership effective January 1, 2017.  Brian joined DMCL as an articling student in 2001. He received his CA designation in 2006. Brian has over 16 years of experience providing accounting, assurance, tax and business advisory services to owner-managed businesses, not-for-profit […]

2016 Personal Income Tax Return Checklist

Organizing your Personal Income Taxes  Our Personal Tax Return Checklist is designed to help you make this process as easy and efficient as possible. It also assists us in ensuring that we have information that is as complete and accurate as possible to ensure your taxes are minimized and correctly reported. If you have any […]

Congratulations to our 2016 CFE Writers

DMCL CPA is proud to congratulate our 2016 CFE writers! DMCL partners and staff are proud of your dedication and hard work. We look forward to your future achievements as valuable members of our team. Left to Right: Christina Chi, Karen Gill, Carly Matheson, Alex Akeroyd, Heather Sim, Margaux Hennebery, and Karen Luu.

Donald Trump and Potential US Tax Cuts

Now that Donald Trump is President-elect, and as Republicans will control both the House and Senate during at least the first two years of Trump’s administration, the prospects for US tax cuts for everyone has never been better. The items below are based on president-elect Trump’s statements and proposals during the campaign. Actual US tax […]

New Back-To-Back Shareholder Loan Rules

Written by: Ken Chong, CPA, CA Mr. Big is a very successful businessman and has accumulated a significant amount of retained earnings in his company, BigCo.  BigCo invests its retained earnings primarily in deposits and investments held by BigCo’s commercial bank, First Bank. Instead of taking money out of his company to buy a new […]

Principal Residence Claims by Trusts After 2016

The Department of Finance announced significant changes related to the claiming of the principal residence exemption by trusts on October 3rd 2016. The purpose of this memo is to discuss these changes and to alert the reader as to what can be done to mitigate the effects of these changes on the future claim of […]