Inst. of Chartered Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario’s 33,000 Chartered Accountants and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession’s high standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. The Institute works in partnership with the other provincial Institutes of Chartered Accountants and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants to provide national standards and programs that are used as examples around the world.

Most Recent Articles by Inst. of Chartered Accountants:

New tax free savings account can save you money

Feb 11, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

A brand new tax-free savings account has arrived, giving you another way to save money and taxes too.


Be prepared for a tax audit

Feb 10, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

You’re being audited… just knowing that is enough to strike fear in the heart of the average taxpayer.


More financial security for those with disabilities

Feb 9, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

If you are disabled or know someone who is, there are tax reduction programs and new savings opportunities available that should be explored before filing tax returns.


It pays to hire apprentices

Feb 8, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

“Then the Apprenticeship Job Creation Tax Credit could help you,” says Chartered Accountant Scott Conner, Senior Tax Manager, BDO Dunwoody LLP in Huntsville.


Buy or sell investments in tough times

Feb 7, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

These days, buying or selling any investments is a difficult decision. If you investigate the tax rules first, it may help to make that decision a lot easier.


Children’s Fitness Tax Credit

Feb 6, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

“As parents we hear requests like these all the time,” says Chartered Accountant Rosa Maria Iuliano, Tax Partner, Collins Barrow Ottawa LLP. “Our children want to be active, and the Government of Canada is supporting families through a non-refundable tax credit to parents who pay to register their children in prescribed programs of physical activity.”


U.S. Rental Income

Feb 5, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

With U.S. housing prices in decline, many Canadians have purchased property in the United States.


Incorporate to save taxes

Feb 4, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

“Active Canadian-controlled private corporations that carry on business in Canada enjoy significantly lower tax rates than individuals,” says Chartered Accountant Steve Blazino, Fitzpatrick & Partners LLP in Thunder Bay.


Ontario senior homeowners can get tax help

Feb 3, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

Seniors who own their own homes will be happy to hear that a new grant may help them pay their property taxes.


Giving in difficult times

Feb 2, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

“Donating helps everyone – you the taxpayer and those in need,” says Chartered Accountant Rosa Maria Iuliano, Tax Partner, Collins Barrow Ottawa LLP in Ottawa.


Online access to your tax information

Feb 1, 2009 — Inst. of Chartered Accountants

“The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has electronic services that let individuals access their tax and other financial information online,” explains Chartered Accountant Heather O’Gorman, Manager, BDO Dunwoody LLP in Cobourg.