An animal hospital owned by 3 veterinarian partners receives a letter from CRA stating they owe an additional $50,000 in GST remittances. The vets and their accountant disagree with the assessment and want to know what their next steps should be to appeal.
A registered massage therapist hired a new receptionist 6 months ago. The receptionist’s work was satisfactory during the 3-month probation period, but for the past 4 weeks, she has constantly shown up late for work. The massage therapist wants to know what steps can be taken to formally let the receptionist go and how much severance the receptionist should be given.
A doctor’s practice is located within an older home, which has a leaky roof. The doctor hires a contractor to replace it. The contractor takes a $5,000 deposit and tells the doctor that work would start at the end of the month. However, the contractor shows-up to start work 6 weeks late and causes additional damage to the home’s skylight and eaves troughs. The contractor refuses to accept responsibility and demands the remaining $10,000 owing. The doctor wants to know what options are available to sue for damages.
A young pharmacist opens a small pharmacy in a health clinic and needs to borrow money from family members to do so. It is an oral agreement, and 6 months later, some family members want to change the terms of the loan and demand the principal payments be accelerated. The pharmacist wants to know what their rights are and the best course of action.