2015 Q1 Tax Tips & Traps Newsletter

January 27, 2015

The 2015 1st quarter edition of tax Tips and Traps is out! In this edition: Tax ticklers – Quick points to consider Family Tax Cut – Income splitting for families with children Canada Job Grant – Government funds available Employment Expenses – Are You Eligible? Government Collection Policies – When you money other than taxes HST and Taxable Benefit […]

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Business Matters – January 2015

January 16, 2015

Welcome to the January edition of Business Matters. Business Matters is a bimonthly newsletter focused mainly on businesses and entrepreneurs. The topics in this newsletter goes beyond taxation and touch on a number of topics that affect businesses. Like our Tax, Tips and Traps Newsletter, Business Matters is available by download and may be printed for […]

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IRS Simplifies Reporting for RRSP’s & RRIF’s

November 17, 2014

On October 7, 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that is was making the reporting rules for Canadian registered retirement savings plans, RRSP’s and RRIF’s much easier. Background The United States tax code does not recognize the tax-deferred status of Canadian registered retirement plans and requires that the income be reported on a tax return […]

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Income Splitting Expanded for 2014

November 14, 2014

The government recently announced new legislation that will expand income splitting to families with children. Back in 2007, the government announced pension income splitting that allowed those who have certain pension income to split up to half of the pension income with their spouse or common law partner. On October 31, 2014, the government announced the new […]

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Q4 2014 Tax Tips & Traps Newsletter

November 12, 2014

The 2014 4rd quarter edition of tax Tips and Traps is out! In this edition: Tax ticklers – Quick points to consider Small Business Job Credit CRA Liaison Office Initiative Principal Residence – Partial conversion to an office Tax Payments – Online Collections Options – When you owe the CRA and can’t pay Estate Planning […]

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Business Matters Newsletter – October 2014

October 15, 2014

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of Business Matters. Business Matters is a bimonthly newsletter focused mainly on businesses and entrepreneurs. The topics in this newsletter goes beyond taxation and touch on a number of topics that affect businesses. Like our Tax, Tips and Traps Newsletter, Business Matters is available by download and may be […]

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