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Liberal priorities to include stock option changes, luxury tax

New ministerial mandate letters also address OAS and CPP hikes

Is a holding company right for your client?

Breaking down the tax implications

Interior view of the Canada Commons of Parliament, Ottawa

How the federal tax cut will impact clients

Overstretched consumers may welcome the extra money but the boost to growth will be small, according to reports

The Rideau Canal in Ottawa, Canada

Liberals introduce tax amendments, promise fiscal update

The government will release its fiscal update before Christmas, Morneau says


Average unused TFSA room rises 12% year-over-year

Total TFSA assets up 19% year-over-year

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Investing personally or in a corporation

How passive income rules factor in to the decision

TFSA contribution room

TFSA overcontribution woes continue

A taxpayer deposited a cheque into the wrong account

How to handle a request to encroach on capital

Tips for dealing with estate assets in trusts

  • By: James Dolan
  • November 29, 2019 November 27, 2019
  • 12:00
Fashion Designer In Studio

What is a ‘related business’ for TOSI purposes?

The answer is not simple, and business-owner clients will need advice


Advisor who didn’t report commissions sentenced

Ontario man did not report more than $2 million in commission fees

  • By: Staff
  • November 28, 2019 November 28, 2019
  • 11:45
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Beware this TFSA pitfall for young clients

Calculating contribution room is different for people born in 1992 or later

Essential tax numbers: updated for 2020

Use this handy list of tax numbers as a quick reference

  • By: Staff
  • November 27, 2019 November 27, 2019
  • 10:15
young businesswoman doing calculations in the office

TFSA limit for 2020 announced

Tell clients the details

CRA found more than $1B auditing smaller businesses last year

The average amount identified per small business audit was $137,000

‘Punitive’ luxury tax panned by Scotiabank economists

The Liberal proposal rests on a "dubious" economic argument, a report says

Ontario could close small business tax loophole

Province decided last year not to match the federal passive income rules, leading to an anomaly in combined tax rates

Golombek’s year-end tax tips

Help your client with timely tax-efficient planning

Can a surviving spouse split her income with her deceased spouse?

More on pension income splitting for the year of death

How the CRA takes the life out of life interest trusts

If your business-owner client uses these trusts, special planning is required

  • By: Kevin Wark
  • October 25, 2019 October 25, 2019
  • 13:00