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Chess and retirement planning

The decumulation game requires a dynamic strategy

Tax problems business and financial concept as a businessman on a road to success blocked by a brick wall with the word taxes painted on the surface as a metaphor for finance issues as an adversity to growth.

Tax consequences when your client leaves Canada

Planning helps reduce the negative impacts

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Top 10 tax stories from 2020

There's a lot of tax news to review heading into a new year

  • By: Staff
  • December 24, 2020 December 24, 2020
  • 09:34
Data Processing as System and Business Informatics

CRA promotes public database to track employers using wage subsidies

For privacy reasons, the public registry does not include sole proprietors

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Ontario exempting certain IPPs from pension legislation

The new rules will reduce the regulatory burden on plans

As anxieties grow over CERB notices, Qualtrough says no requirement to repay now

The CRA has sent more than 441,000 letters asking CERB recipients to verify they met eligibility rules

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Tips for year-end tax planning

Consider Covid-19 benefits, tax-loss selling and more


CRA provides new rules for claiming home office expenses

There's a temporary flat-rate method for up to $400, and a simplified "detailed" method with a new Form T2200S


Restraints to testamentary freedom when drafting a will

Help your client avoid these pitfalls

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Tax options for pandemic spending

From capital gains to wealth taxes, Jamie Golombek breaks down the Liberals' options

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Tax-loss selling deadline approaches

If clients need their trades to settle in 2020, make sure they know their last chance to sell

  • By: Staff
  • December 7, 2020 November 26, 2020
  • 13:00
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Essential tax numbers: updated for 2021

Use this handy list of tax numbers as a quick reference

  • By: Staff
  • December 2, 2020 December 2, 2020
  • 16:20
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Liberals plan foreign buyers tax in bid to create affordable housing

The fiscal update said the feds plan to tax homeowners who use Canada to passively store wealth in housing

Updated: Government moves ahead with relief for RDSP holders who lose DTC eligibility

Changes to take effect Jan. 1, 2021

Feds to allow up to $400 for home office expenses

A proposal in the fall economic statement aims to provide a simplified claim process

Employee stock option changes to take effect July 1

CCPCs and employers with annual gross revenues of $500 million or less will be excluded

Transferring a 401(k) or IRA to Canada

Issues and strategies for Canadians thinking about transferring their U.S.-based retirement plans

Pandemic complicates discretionary trust payouts

Trustees must balance the interests of income and capital beneficiaries amid economic uncertainty

Effective beneficiary designations when converting RRSPs to RRIFs

Help your client avoid these estate planning pitfalls

  • By: Tim Brisibe
  • October 2, 2020 September 30, 2020
  • 09:00