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  • COVID-19: Known or Knowable?
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    COVID-19: Known or Knowable?

    This is the second blog in Davis Martindale’s Valuations and “Covid-19 Mini Series”.   The first headlines appeared during January 2020: the outbreak of a novel coronavirus is cause for concern in China, with talk of stopping travel from the reported epicentre in Wuhan. Did anyone foresee what would happen on a global scale in the months to follow? To...

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  • COVID-19: Valuators Operating During Extreme Uncertainty
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    COVID-19: Valuators Operating During Extreme Uncertainty

    Welcome to the first blog in Davis Martindale’s “Covid-19 Mini Series.”   “We are living in unusual times” has been the soundtrack to our lives over the past few weeks. Since March, Covid-19 has dominated conversation, news, radio, and our way of life. Everyone has been affected in some way, shape or form. Valuators are not excluded from this list! A...

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  • What is a Valuation Report?
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    What is a Valuation Report?

    Over the past 40 years, the business valuation profession has grown in Canada, and Chartered Business Valuators (“CBVs”) are becoming increasingly relied upon for offering a broad range of services to many different stakeholders. The ultimate objective is to provide relevant, useful and complete information so that end users of reports can understand the...

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  • Introduction to Taxable Income in Canada – Part II
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    Introduction to Taxable Income in Canada – Part II

    In the most basic sense, taxable income is a proxy for the value you have received during the year, and for which you are required to pay income tax. And while most Canadians are familiar with the concept of income tax and taxable income, at least in principle, many Canadians find income taxes to be a complicated and confusing area of their lives. A common...

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  • Introduction to Taxable Income in Canada – Part I
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    Introduction to Taxable Income in Canada – Part I

    Despite the recent push towards the promotion of financial literacy education in Primary and Secondary Schools, many Canadians feel in the dark when it comes to understanding personal income taxes. A recent CIBC poll indicated that more than half of Canadians are unaware they are required to pay tax on interest income earned on an everyday savings account....

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