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Managing tuition tax trouble

The limits of carrying credits forward

CRA’s last-minute filing tips

Help clients as they file and track their tax returns

  • By: Staff
  • April 13, 2018 September 12, 2018
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Best tax options to transfer the cottage to kids

An expert offers a sample case to help clients avoid tax pitfalls

Tax tips for the sharing economy and cryptocurrencies

As the tax filing deadline approaches, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) offers the following tax tips, in a release, to share with…

  • By: Staff
  • April 3, 2018 April 3, 2018
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Essential tax numbers: updated for 2018

You have a lot to remember as an advisor, so we've assembled this handy list of tax numbers

  • By: Staff
  • April 2, 2018 August 30, 2018
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What you need to know about Ontario’s budget

Missed the Ontario budget news? Check out these articles

  • By: Staff
  • March 29, 2018 March 29, 2018
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Senior couple making nordic walking in the park

Avoid these traps with alter ego and joint partner trusts

What clients must know about these unique trusts

Ontario restructures personal taxes

The Ontario budget has introduced a plan to restructure the province’s tax brackets and eliminate a surtax paid by filers. The government says that in…

  • By: Katie Keir
  • March 28, 2018 September 5, 2018
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Clients’ most Googled tax questions

If your clients use Google to find tax answers, they’re not alone. Read: What’s the most tax-efficient retirement income source? Google Trends reveals that Canadians’…

  • By: Staff
  • March 26, 2018 March 26, 2018
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CRA increases Q2 interest rates

Including rate for family loans

  • By: Staff
  • March 22, 2018 August 31, 2018
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Expert Confidential: Ali Spinner

Meet the "tax ninja"

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Pitfalls when filing the T3 tax return

Some of the most common T3 challenges executors should watch for

What’s the most tax-efficient retirement income source?

Here's help to find the answer to this pressing client question

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

Inform clients of eligible moving expense deductions

Tax savings could help offset the rising cost of relocation

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