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August 14, 2017
The quintessential NAFTA negotiation guide
The United States political extravaganza has provided substantial entertainment for the world and Canadians. We have been able to distance ourselves somewhat from the rhetoric. However, Canada now finds itself within the U.S. President Donald Trump World “Splash Zone.” NAFTA “tweaking” has surfaced and, to paraphrase Trump, we are renegotiating the North American “Stupid Trade” Agreement.
Soul and Small Practice
August 14, 2017
Feds’ proposed private corporation tax changes are an attack on lawyers and business
In 2016, the federal government eliminated ways to maximize the small business deduction. Earlier this year, the government took aim at tax deferral opportunities afforded to certain professionals, including lawyers, by proposing to eliminate billed-basis accounting.
Make It Count
August 14, 2017
Is dark social helping or hindering your referrals?
Dark social is the online equivalent of traditional word-of-mouth communicating. Word of mouth is an essential component in legal referrals. Can you really understand how clients come to you or who influences them?

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