07-11-2016 | Elaine Pantel appointed to World Board of PrimeGlobal
The World Board is the leadership team of one of the top associations of independent accounting firms in the world.
03-30-2016 | Investment Management Companies new international revenue accounting standard
Although the new revenue accounting standard, IFRS 15 – Revenue from Contracts with Customers, is only effective for year ends beginning on or after January 1, 2018, it is time to start thinking about the potential impact on your Investment Management company.
11-26-2015 | Spark Issue 3: GST/HST Closely Related Party Election
Where a business made a GST/HST election (a "Closely Related Party Election") before 2015 in order to be exempted from having to charge GST/HST on transactions with a closely related party, a newly completed election (Form RC4616) must be filed with the Canada Revenue Agency by December 31, 2015.
11-20-2015 | Spark Issue 2: proposed tax changes based on the Liberal election platform
The published election platform for the recently elected Liberal government contained a number of provisions that if enacted will change income tax rates, government benefits, and a number of special tax rules.
07-27-2015 | Elaine Pantel selected as North American Treasurer for PrimeGlobal
Elaine Pantel has been appointed Treasurer of the North American Board of Directors of PrimeGlobal, an association of independent accounting firms.
06-17-2015 | Senior Manager Noha Yahia on Prime Global's Women's Leadership Conference
What an inspiring group of women and speakers!
06-17-2015 | Elaine Pantel participated in a Roundtable Discussion focused on International Business
Elaine participated on the panel at the Practical Considerations of International Business.
05-04-2015 | 2015 Ontario Budget
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04-27-2015 | 2015 Federal Budget Analysis
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03-23-2015 | Doing Business With A Cause
Amir Fathollahzadeh has written an article entitled, "Doing Business with a Cause," in the February
issue of Canadian Architect magazine. To learn more and to read the article, please click on the link.
10-07-2014 | Ontario Payroll Update
To read about the Ontario Payroll Update, click here.
09-29-2014 | How to Buy Out Your Partner
Doug Hartkorn was recently quoted in the above titled article in the Advisor.ca magazine.
07-16-2014 | PrimeGlobal Announces Changes to the Associations North American Board of Directors
Elaine Pantel has been appointed to the North American Board of Directors of PrimeGlobal. Please click on the link to see the full press release.
07-16-2014 | PrimeGlobal Board of Directors Appointment
Shimmerman Penn LLP is proud to announce that Elaine Pantel, CPA, CGA has been appointed to the North American Board of Directors of PrimeGlobal to represent Canada and our firm.
05-26-2014 | 2014 Ontario Budget
To read the results of the 2014 Ontario Budget, please click on the link.
04-09-2014 | Architects, Engineers and Designers 5th Annual Event Featured in Yonge Street Media
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03-21-2014 | GST/HST - Closely Related Election
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03-14-2014 | Foreign Income Verification (Form T1135) - New Reporting Requirements
To read about the new reporting requirements, please click on the link.
02-14-2014 | 2014 Federal Budget
To read the results of the 2014 Federal Budget, please click on the link.
02-13-2014 | Ontario EHT Exemption
To view the Ontario EHT Exemption changes for 2014, please click on the link.
02-05-2014 | Canada and U.S. Reach Agreement on Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
Canada and the U.S. have reached an agreement on the new Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FACTA).
01-05-2014 | PrimeGlobal 34th Annual Tax Conference
Our tax partner, Mark McGinnis, recently attended the PrimeGlobal 34th Annual Tax Conference in The Bahamas.
09-13-2013 | Design Quarterly, Competing in Today's Design Industry
Maj-Lis Vettoretti, Managing Partner, was published in Design Quarterly's September 2013 issue on tips to develop and grow a firm's business.
06-21-2013 | PrimeGlobal's 2013 Partner Leadership Conference
Elaine Pantel, firm representative, attended the Partner Leadship Conference in Chicago, Illinois hosted by PrimeGlobal.
06-11-2013 | Canadian Lawyer Magazine, The Wind Down
Doug Hartkorn, Tax Partner, quoted in the June 2013 issue of Canadian Lawyer Magazine on the wind down of management.
06-11-2013 | Affiliate Member of PMAC
Shimmerman Penn's Investment Management sector group recently became an affiliate member of PMAC.
05-02-2013 | 2013 Ontario Budget Commentary
To read the results of the Ontario Budget Commentary, please click on the link.
03-21-2013 | 2013 Federal Budget
To read the results of the 2013 Federal budget, please click on the link.
01-16-2013 | Shimmerman Penn LLP Managing Partner Appointment
Maj-Lis Vettoretti, CA has been appointed Managing Partner of Shimmerman Penn LLP
11-21-2012 | Sportsnet, Tax Impact on New Blue Jays
Doug Hartkorn quoted in Sportsnet on the tax impact of new Blue Jays
10-31-2012 | The Strategic Path
The Strategic Path featured in Canadian Architect Magazine (October 2012).
09-30-2012 | Changes to the Architects Act in Ontario - Growth and Succession
Changes to the Architects Act in Ontario - Growth and Succession featured in Canadian Architect Magazine (September 2012).
06-13-2012 | TELUS Talks Business, Attract & retain great staff with these 3 strategies
Recently, our firm was asked by the Globe & Mail to provide advice to a small business owner facing challenges