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Tax reform: hits and misses for cross-border clients

Mostly misses—especially tax deferral loss for corporations

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What to do when clients argue over shared property

The ethical advisor answers

Morneau hints at budget clarification on passive income rules

Liberals won't be "impulsive" in response to U.S. tax cuts

CRA conducts Panama Papers searches in multiple Canadian cities

CRA has executed three search warrants in a criminal investigation of offshore tax evasion. Read: Remind clients to report offshore investments The search warrants took…

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 15:03

Common tax benefits and credits for seniors

As tax season approaches, CRA is reminding seniors to make the most of the benefits and credits for which they’re eligible. Read: Essential tax numbers:…

  • By: Staff
  • February 14, 2018 August 30, 2018
  • 14:02

The perils of will kits in estate planning

A will kit might be free or inexpensive, but it might not be valid

Tax questions for business owners in 2018

Tax planning for business owners always requires vigilance, and this is particularly true this year

More than one-third of Canadians won’t contribute to RRSPs: poll

Many Canadians aren't taking full advantage of RRSPs

  • By: Staff
  • February 5, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 10:50

How the new U.S. tax law complicates life for U.S. business owners

The recently passed U.S. tax law makes it more complicated for American citizens outside the United States to run businesses

The taxman comes for bitcoin users

It may seem early to start thinking about filing taxes, but this year’s return could be particularly time-consuming for Canadians who have flocked to bitcoin…

Electronic tax filing reduced to 9 weeks

Clients might want to get a head start on their 2017 taxes. That’s because this year’s window to file taxes is the shortest in electronic…

  • By: Staff
  • January 31, 2018 August 21, 2018
  • 10:40
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How DTC eligibility loss affects RDSPs

This example highlights tax and planning considerations

Last chance for family loans: prescribed rates to rise April 1

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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