Dark Clouds on the Horizon for the GST/HST/QST Factors Method?

It is more difficult to qualify to the factors method due to the rules governing the digital economy

Recoverable GST/HST & QST on expenses and allowances is calculated effortlessly as per

  • The 5 Sales Tax Zones:
    • The Maritimes; 15% HST
    • Quebec; 5% GST, 9.975% QST
    • Ontario; 13% HST
    • Western Canada; 5% GST
    • Outside Canada; none
  • Different sales tax rules on expenses such as hotels, meals and KM allowances
  • No tax code dilemma for meal expenses with tip
  • NPOs, get the federal/provincial part of the HST & the QST for GST/HST/QST compliance requirements

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Register to a one hour live demo (French version) on August 23rd 2024 1 PM

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ADVATAXES is on the Google/Apple App Store

The cloud solution Advataxes, on expense reports, is operated in a Canadian data center and efficiently uses smartphones and digital images of employee expense receipts.

Corporate Credit Cards

Upload credit card transactions of all employees in their Advataxes account

Distance Calculator

The distance in kilometers between 2 addresses or points of interest is automatically calculated (one way or round trip), so is the amount to reimburse and the GST/HST/QST claimable

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A financial transaction software award was given to Advataxes by Levvel Research in the category "Innovative Travel Technology" due to innovation for handling GST/HST and QST

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Client Satisfaction Survey by Capterra

"Ease of use"

"The Advataxes software allowed us to reduce our time accounting for expense accounts and to have better precision in tax claims. It allowed us to reduce trial time, better cost control, with rules. If we have a problem, support responds to us within the same day."

Stephane C. | Finance Director | Renewable and Environment, 51 - 200 employees

"Amazing product!"

"Since launching this in our company I'm only getting positive feedback. It's easy to use and the team behind it is amazing. Excellent service."

Sofia C. | Accounts Payable | Mining & Metals, 51 - 200 employees

"Easy to use and very friendly"

"The new feature where you only have to take a picture and all the fields are filled by themselves. You only have to check to realize that the App entered everything right! [...] One of the easiest and friendly expense report app I have used. The visual is clean and everything is simple."

Laurent P. | Technical Rep. | Chemicals, 51 - 200 employees


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The pricing is an annual licensing based on the number of employees, the number of expense reports/credit card statements and any special request

What is included

  • GST/HST and QST Automation

    Depending of the province or the territory, recoverable taxes range from 5% GST in British Columbia to a 15% HST in Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition, these Canadian value added taxes (VAT) are fully recoverable, partially recoverable and non-recoverable. For special cases, a functionality to modify calculated taxes is included.

  • GST/HST and QST Rule Update

    Changes to the tax rates are done automatically by Ad Valorem. When there is a new HST in a province, Ad Valorem takes care of this change.

  • NPO GST/HST filing requirements

    Both the federal part of the HST and the provincial part of the HST are displayed.

  • Foreign Currency Conversion

    The foreign currency conversion is done for major currencies (i.e. US dollar, Euro, British Pound, etc..) every week.

  • Approval Levels and Delegation

    The configuration can be set for one or two approval levels. Also a 'delegation functionality' is in place in order to fill out an expense report on behalf of another person.

  • Distance Calculator

    Automation of the number of kilometers between 2 addresses in Canada and The United States.

  • OCR

    OCR tools using artificial intelligence facilitating information upload.

  • Integration

    A wide selection of accounting segments as well as export functionalities under CSV and Excel allow for a smooth integration into most accounting software.

  • Android/IOS App

    Employees can download Advataxes App from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store to efficiently fill out and submit their expense reports.

  • Security

    Advataxes uses SSL encryption at time of data transmission. Your data is stored in a secured data centre located in Canada. No software to install.

  • Management Reports

    A wide range of management reports are available: GST, HST and QST paid on expenses, the factors method, expense categories spending are only a few amongst several reports that will allow you to gain control into this spending.

  • Corporate credit card transactional upload

    Upload for all employees all corporate credit card transactions from a CSV file.

  • Warnings

    A series of warning at the expense & report level to facilitate the task for employees and approvers

  • KM Log

    Log listing all kilometers incurred with detailed information for tax purposes.

  • Languages

    Available in English or French as per each employee's preference.