COVID-19 Disruption = Tax Opportunities

No one expected business and life to be so radically changed in 2020. We are lucky here in Canada, but that doesn’t mean it has been easy. While we all struggle to adapt, we at LWA can’t help but notice the silver Read More

Virtual Tax Review: physical distancing that pays

LWA has been offering virtual tax recovery reviews for many years now. With the COVID-19 Pandemic, organizations have been pushed towards reducing staff on site at workplaces, and many people are working from home now. It has been an incredible shift in Read More

BC Budget 2018/19 – Changes to PST Rules on Software

The British Columbia Provincial Government released its BC Budget and Fiscal Plan for 2018/19 While there are not many significant changes to the Provincial Sales Tax Act, they did provide one salient point regarding software maintenance agreements: “Effective retroactive to April 1, Read More

Retirement after 23 years!

We just celebrated the retirement of Jan, our office manager of the past 23 years. She has been integral to LWA’s operations for over 2 decades, helping develop many of the systems that ensure our client’s recoveries are submitted on time and Read More

BC cuts PST in half on non-residential electricity

Following years of steeply increasing hikes to the cost of electricity, the Provincial Budget 2017-18 includes a plan to eliminate the Provincial Sales Tax charged on non-residential electricity. The plan is to phase out the PST on electricity sales starting in October Read More