PST Problems

Having to self-assess provincial sales tax is a major source of reassessments for PST auditors. Some common situations and cautions: Buying goods or services from … Read More

Advertisements: Buyer Beware

Relaxing in front of the television, perusing social media, or walking around town, we’re bombarded with ads telling us what we need and why.  Ads … Read More

Commitment Model

From 1994 to 2009 two business professors at Stanford University, California, gathered data on start-up technology companies.  James Baron and Michael Hannan hypothesized that it … Read More

Pay It Forward

I consider myself to be very fortunate to have a good job with supportive co-workers, a warm home and a wonderful family to celebrate the … Read More


December is here, the last month of the year.  December is a mixed month.  We have Hanukkah – that’s over now.  And we have Christmas … Read More

Know Know Know

Have you ever noticed after you buy a new car how many people have the same kind of car?  Have you ever shared an astonishing … Read More

Faster Deduction Available for Business Assets

There was great news for businesses in the federal government’s Fall Economic Statement.  The government announced the “Accelerated Investment Incentive”, a proposal that makes changes … Read More

What is a Consumer Proposal?

November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada.  We thought you might like to know what keeps our Insolvency Team busy at Lazer Grant Inc. In … Read More

Home ownership – not necessarily for everyone

As a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (“LIT”) in Winnipeg, I have recently seen an increase in the number of people I meet earning insufficient income to … Read More