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Why you can’t always rely on T-slips

If something looks off, double-check your slip

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How to claim the principal residence exemption

Be sure to comply with new designation rules

Financial advice for your favourite TV characters

Whether it's child support, estate planning, budgeting, succession planning or something else, there are lots of real-life lessons to learn from the troubles of our…

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2017 August 9, 2018
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Tax filing for parents

How parents can file to benefit from a suite of tax advantages

  • By: Staff
  • May 15, 2017 October 9, 2018
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What to do about RRSP overcontributions

What you can do to minimize penalties

  • By: Staff
  • April 17, 2017 April 17, 2017
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Understanding dividends

Understand what a dividend is, and how various types are taxed

Case study: When someone dies before making a will

What to do

Taxes if you’re unemployed, part II

Be aware of these tax tips if you were unemployed

Tips for filing your 2016 taxes

What’s new for this tax filing year? Find out here

What is the alternative minimum tax?

Do you pay the alternative minimum tax? There are ways to reduce it

Tax tips for Canadians between jobs

Consult these tax reporting tips if you lost your job

Do you have unique tax needs? Here are tips

During tax season, the last thing you want is to miss out on savings

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2017 February 14, 2017
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Key facts to know about RRSPs

The RRSP turns 60 this year, but many people still don't contribute. Here's education for your clients

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2017 July 17, 2018
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What is a spousal RRSP?

Here are key facts about this tax-saving tool

  • By: John Natale
  • January 24, 2017 January 24, 2017
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Farmers: Consider the tax and environmental benefits of a conservation easement

Farmers increasingly face challenges in the transfer of land from one generation to another

Tax claims for B.C. residents and loggers

If you are a logger or resident in B.C., be sure you’re making the most of your regional tax regime.

Answer these 9 year-end tax questions

Now is the time to be proactive about tax planning.

  • By: Staff
  • December 9, 2016 December 9, 2016
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Taxes for East Coast Canadians

If you fish for a living, or if you own a business in Atlantic Canada or the Gaspé peninsula, the Canada Revenue Agency has special…

Tax strategies for passing on Modern Family’s closet business

Once Jay and Claire sort out their succession plans for Pritchett’s Closets and Blinds, Jay can turn to minimizing how much tax he’ll have to…

Modern Family’s Claire Dunphy gets succession planning help

Though Claire, who is in her 40s, is years away from retirement, there are several reasons why creating a succession plan for the family business…

Tax help for Canadians in the North

CRA has special tax measures for Canadians in the North.

Get on track with these financial literacy tips

CRA has tips that will empower you to make better financial decisions

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2016 July 17, 2018
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4 year-end tips for reducing your tax bill

Now is the time to use tax credits only available until Dec. 31, says CIBC tax planner Jamie Golombek.

  • By: Staff
  • November 2, 2016 July 17, 2018
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Help veterans save tax

The federal government has a host of tax and social programs designed to ease civilian life for those who have served. But getting the full…

Business owner? Learn about the classic estate freeze

The strategy may be right for you and your estate planning