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Do executors need insurance?

The growth of online estate planning resources makes it easier for beneficiaries to inform themselves about their entitlements


Keep estate planning documents safe

A key consideration that’s often overlooked


Estimating the cost of CPP additions for employees

Here’s what we can expect to pay under the new system


How to plan around the small business tax changes

Strategies to address the new rules in 2019

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Inform clients of eligible moving expense deductions

Tax savings could help offset the rising cost of relocation

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Small business owners get relief from EI premium rates

The reduction will partly offset increases to CPP premiums next year

  • By: Staff
  • September 14, 2018 September 14, 2018
  • 11:58
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Tax tips for non-compliant cross-border clients

Why timeliness in tax reporting should be top of mind

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When your client’s benefits are reviewed by CRA

Could be a routine check

  • By: Staff
  • August 27, 2018 September 10, 2018
  • 09:07
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Many Americans doubt effectiveness of tax cuts, tariffs: poll

Fewer than half of Americans expect President Donald Trump's tariffs to do much to help the U.S. economy

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Tax traps when converting a home to an income property

Implications for the principal residence exemption

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IFIC calls for tax changes to promote global competition

The group calls for changes in its pre-budget submission

  • By: Staff
  • August 8, 2018 September 10, 2018
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CFIB asks feds to grandfather pre-2019 passive income

The fight over private corporation tax changes spills into Budget 2019

  • By: Staff
  • August 8, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Cut capital gains tax to finance entrepreneurs: Fraser Institute

Lower capital gains encourages investment in startups

  • By: Staff
  • August 2, 2018 September 10, 2018
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U.S. considers tax break on capital gains

No decision has been made yet on whether to proceed

Finance releases draft proposals on trusts, taxable dividends

The consultation period for the budget measures ends Sept. 10

  • By: Staff
  • July 30, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Why couples need a financial plan for a trial separation

Tips for managing expenses, mortgages and shared accounts

Planning opportunities with alter ego and joint partner trusts

Find out if they're right for your client

Using the principal residence exemption when transitioning to retirement living

Know the tax implications when moving into care