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Paying the kids has tax consequences

Be careful when hiring children within your practice.

A Jedi Master’s estate plan

Star Wars creator George Lucas recently sold his franchise to Disney in a $4.05 billion cash deal. Many estate planning experts are calling the “move…

Dealing with indirect taxes

Knowing what and where is the key to establishing rates.

4 financial tips for parental leave

From diapers and baby food to childcare and toys, caring for a newborn and affording a yearlong parental leave can be expensive. But most Canadians…

  • By: Staff
  • November 5, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:45

Big estate? Avoid disputes

If your clients are rich, the likelihood of a will being contested grows.

CRA announces max earnings under CPP

The maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2013 will be $51,100

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:40

When to use dual wills

Many Ontario estate planners tell clients to consider drafting dual wills to reduce probate taxes.

Make sure kids don’t inherit too much

It’s natural for parents to worry. And, if they’re rich, they’re probably concerned about spoiling their children.

  • By: Staff
  • October 30, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 14:59

CRA apologizes to taxpayers affected by CCTB error

CRA has officially apologized to taxpayers unduly penalized by the Canada Child Tax Benefit rules.

Help clients leverage tax credits

Smart investors can leverage tax credits to increase their ROI

  • By: Sean Wise
  • October 30, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 10:59

Trucker fined for tax evasion

The defendant charged $101,279 in personal expenses to the company in 2005 and 2006.

  • By: Staff
  • October 29, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 09:59

Here’s what retirement means to you

TD asked what retirement meant to you, and thousands answered. It’s not just about withdrawing from your occupations. It means freedom, financial security and the…

  • By: Staff
  • October 23, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 12:15

CRA issues mandatory e-filing requirements

Tax preparers can now register with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to comply with new mandatory electronic filing requirements. Starting January 2013, those who prepare…

  • By: Staff
  • October 23, 2012 August 21, 2018
  • 11:26

What to watch for in feds’ budget update

In the midst of NAFTA negotiations, don't overlook the upcoming fall economic update

  • By: Katie Keir
  • September 24, 2018 September 24, 2018
  • 16:00

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

Do executors need insurance?

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

  • By: James Dolan
  • September 21, 2018 September 21, 2018
  • 12:00

Keep estate planning documents safe

A key consideration that’s often overlooked

How spousal rights can affect your client’s estate

What you need to know