If Canada’s tax code was straightforward and simple, you might not need help from a Toronto accountant. You would be able to turn in the very minimalistic paperwork yourself, make any required payments, and that would be that. You wouldn’t stay awake, ever, worrying about taxes, wondering how to file them correctly, wondering how to stay on top of the paperwork, wondering how to find the money you need to pay the CRA.
Well, that’s another world. In this world, the tax code is not straightforward or simple. It takes hours and hours of concentrated time to make sense of it, and you might very well be working yourself into a headache without making any real progress. Facts and figures are jiggling around in your head, and it’s hard to see quite which number goes in which box. How do you know for certain that that number that comes out of the end is right, after all you’ve gone through to come up with it?
You don’t, ofcourse, unless you go through and check it again,