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Nitty-gritty details on Finance's second new rule for passive investment income

The bank also hiked its dividend as it reported a profit of $3 billion

2017 has been "a record year for the bank," says president and CEO Vachon

  • By: Staff
  • December 1, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 12:19

Dividends are making some Canadians — the top 1% — proportionally richer. StatsCan data reveal that the top 1% of tax filers saw their share of total income rise by almost one percentage point from 2014 to 2015, thanks to a sharp increase in dividend income from Canadian corporations. In 2015, the top 1% of […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 15, 2017 January 28, 2019
  • 16:32

When assessing companies, also look at total shareholder yield

If so, advisors are in a precarious position

All incorporated small business owners eventually must decide how to pay themselves

Ask an average person what a dividend is and, if they don’t know, they’ll at least say it’s something positive. For the most part, they’d be right. Dividends are distributions of a corporation’s after-tax earnings to its shareholders. They’re optional to distribute, but corporations often use them to entice or pay shareholders. Dividend taxation can […]

Dividends have been harder to come by since 2013. Here’s why.

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