April 27, 2015 – Diane Jermyn from The Globe and Mail wrote a helpful article “Tax advice for entrepreneurs, no strings attached.”
Barrett Tax Law: This Toronto-based business offers a toll-free number throughout Canada (1-877-8-TAX-TAX) where small business owners, the self-employed and taxpayers can schedule a free, one-time consultation with either a tax lawyer or tax specialist in accounting. “Tax is one of those areas that’s very difficult to negotiate by yourself,” says Dale Barrett, tax counsel and principal, who acknowledges that the majority of callers don’t turn into clients.
Mr. Barrett’s book, Tax Survival for Canadians: Stand Up to the CRA,published by Self-Counsel Press, provides a general overview about tax procedures and the appeals process. “After reading the book, you can do a lot of things without having to get a lawyer,” he says.
The article in its entirety can be accessed here.