Q4 2014 Tax Tips & Traps Newsletter

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 – Digital assets Registered Charities…

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Year-End Tax Planning For 2013

Although the end of 2013 is still several weeks away, many income tax planning opportunities for individuals and businesses must be taken care of before the end of the calendar year. This newsletter contains a number of tax planning opportunities that you should think about before the end of 2013 as well as considerations for the first part of the new year.…

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Medical Professional Corporations & Tax Benefits

Ontario allows regulated health practitioners to incorporate and reap the benefits of operating through a corporation. This means that Physicians, Dentists, Surgeons, Audiologists, Dental Technicians, Psychologists, Nurses, Midwives, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists and Massage Therapists to incorporate their practices. In addition, other professionals such as veterinarians, social workers, and lawyers are also permitted to incorporate and take advantage of the same tax benefits explained…

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Death & The Shareholders Agreement

The shareholders agreement is an important part of your business. It addresses many common situation business owners may face when they have partners in the business. Your shareholders agreement is also part of your succession plan and deals with what happens on your death. If you have a shareholders agreement, does it provide enough flexibility for your executor and the…

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Personal Services Corporation-What You Need to Know

If you are an IT consultant or work on a contract basis, you should be aware that in October 2012, the government increased the tax rates for personal services corporations by 13%! This change in the tax rate and the recent focus on IT contractors by the CRA can have a dramatic effect on your business if you fall into…

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