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PBO report shines light on haves vs have-nots

In wake of report, NDP and Green Party renew call for wealth tax

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What clients should know about CERB

Rules govern coordination with other benefits, repayment

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Help for the social-cause sector during Covid-19

These organizations’ structures dictate CRA compliance and pandemic support


Why to avoid a foreign executor

In most cases the additional costs — and headaches — aren’t worth it

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Court case shows how much can go wrong with T5008 slip

A taxpayer was told he owed $4.1 million in taxes

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How to unlock a life income fund

If clients need liquidity, there are options

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Canadians with disabilities will receive $600 from feds

The one-time payment is for increased costs related to support workers during the pandemic

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CRA extends tax filing relief to corporations and trusts

T2 and T3 filers now have until Sept. 1

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When does an enduring power of attorney become active?

Knowing the answer will help you and your client prepare for incapacity

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How small businesses without employees get shut out of benefits

More support is needed to cope with the pandemic


Long-term care and the principal residence exemption

Can your client claim the PRE after moving to assisted living?

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A perfect storm is brewing for non-compliant U.S. taxpayers abroad

Subtle changes mean clients may want to act soon

  • By: Max Reed
  • May 4, 2020 May 12, 2020
  • 14:23
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Prescribed rate scheduled to drop for Q3

The lower rate creates opportunities for income splitting

CRA issues newsletter for registered pension plan contracts

The additional guidance reduces the risk of purchasing a non-compliant annuity

  • By: Lea Koiv
  • August 4, 2020 July 31, 2020
  • 06:00

Help your client wind down their private corporation

Consider these tax-efficient options

Tax planning for CERB

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit could result in taxes owing

Court decision casts doubt over beneficiary designations

A judge found that a father’s RRIF belonged to the estate rather than son named on plan

Renting to a child while living in long-term care

Find out if your client is still eligible for the PRE

Cohabitation and property division in Ontario

The pandemic provides an opportunity for client discussion