From taxes to assurance, HR news and detailed case studies, you’ll find all the articles our team at Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting have created for you. If you need help with your accounting, just give us a call.


Tax

Tax: GST/HST Information

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a 5% federal tax charged on most Canadian goods and services. For provinces who have harmonized their provincial and federal sales taxes, GST…

Tax: Determining Your Canadian Residency

  The Canadian tax system determines an individual’s tax obligations based on their residency as opposed to their citizenship in the country. This is an important distinction to understand; for…

Tax: Business Use of Home

A common question that arises from clients is: How can the office space in my home qualify for a tax deduction and specifically, what expenses are deductible and how much…

Tax: Refundable Dividend Tax On Hand Account

The Refundable Dividend Tax On Hand (RDTOH) account is a mechanism in the tax system that refunds a portion of tax when taxable dividends are distributed to shareholders. Passive investment…

R.E.S.P.-ETC. How To Get Free Money From The Government For Your Child’s Education

The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a government registered savings plan that helps individuals to save for a child’s post-secondary education in Canada. Simply put, the Government of Canada…


BlockChain

DeFi and Why It Matters

We’ve written a few articles about cryptocurrency and its effects on Canadians and the world and those articles have mainly focused on what blockchain is and does. However, a big…

Blockchain and Privacy: Restoring Freedom

Privacy is a fundamental element of freedom. Only with freedom do humans flourish. Only with freedom do creativity, innovation and dissent exist. We should fight for our freedom and we…

Blockchain is Coming

We made the front page! Metrics CPA partners Regan McGrath and Kyle Mackenzie have graced the front page of the latest issue of CPABC’s In Focus magazine with their story…

A “Silver Lining” Playbook: Going Long on Crypto

Crypto markets took a beating We have cringed along with you as the value of cryptocurrencies went off a cliff this year. But, as crypto-enthusiasts, we wanted fellow believers to…

Blockchain Security: An Overview of Cryptocurrency Wallets

A stumbling block for many who want to venture into cryptocurrency is how to safely manage their digital assets. For the majority of new users, these assets are held on…

CAnnabis

Legal Weed Part III : Cannabis 2.0

The road to legal, recreational cannabis has been an exciting and bumpy ride. Last year, we chronicled the roots of cannabis prohibition1 and the history of medical cannabis2 and how…

Legal Weed Part II: The End of Prohibition

The cannabis industry in Canada is on the grow. If you’re in the cannabis business and are looking for advisory, you’re in the right place. Tell us your story. We’d…

Cannabis Accountants

Public companies traded on any stock exchange have higher demands for financial reporting. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) are required to be followed in most countries, including Canada. These standards…

Legal Weed: Part I – Coming out of prohibition

The cannabis industry in Canada is on the grow. If you are in the cannabis business and are looking for advisory, you’re in the right place. Tell us your story.…

News

The Era of Artificial Intelligence

Touted as the most important general-purpose technology of our era, AI is leading us into the fifth industrial revolution and has already begun to unleash the next wave of digital…

2019 Community Report

Metrics is a locally owned and operated digital accounting firm. Engaging in the community is one of many ways their team prevails in staying connected and 2019 was no exception.…

Metrics Is Hiring

The Firm Metrics is a digital accounting firm based in Victoria, BC. Digital meaning: We operate in the cloud. Our expert team has deep knowledge in the Cannabis, Blockchain, and…

Giving Back During The COVID-19 Crisis

  At Metrics, giving back to our community has always been a priority and this year’s COVID-19 outbreak is no exception. We’re all in this together and being able to…

Press Release: Metrics Scholarship Award Women in Finance and Technology

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