The federal government balanced the books in 2015, but Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s first budget still contains some gifts that will play well with your clients – especially if they’re in higher tax brackets, own businesses or are nearing retirement.

Please check out all our 2015 Federal Budget coverage here:

Budget helps biz owners, but leaves a big question

Budget 2015 delivered lower tax rates for business owners, but it leaves a troubling issue unresolved.

Lower RRIF minimum withdrawals; T1135 changes — again

RRIF rules are different, and reporting specified foreign income just got a little easier.

TFSA limit is $10,000 — what does that mean for clients?

Clients, especially those with high incomes, will benefit from the TFSA contribution limit rising to $10,000, announced in today’s federal budget.

Client Letter – Budget 2015, TFSA increases and more

Here’s text for a client letter covering some key points from this year’s federal budget. We hope you find it useful for sparking client conversations.

Budget 2015 quick hits

Here are a few choice items from the 2015 budget you may want to keep up your sleeve for planning conversations with key clients.

Feds post modest surplus in election-year budget

Despite lower oil prices, the government projects that Ottawa will stay in the black for the next four years.

And stay tuned this week as analyzes the most significant tax changes resulting from this year’s Budget.