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

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

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‘Punitive’ luxury tax panned by Scotiabank economists

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

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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

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CRA sets CPP maximum pensionable earnings for 2020

Contribution rates were also announced

  • By: Staff
  • November 1, 2019 November 1, 2019
  • 15:03
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A life insurance policy loan or a loan against the policy?

A Tax Court case shows the difference for taxation

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Revisiting salary versus dividends in light of federal tax changes

New considerations for incorporated small business owners

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Tax and estate concerns at different life stages

Tips for serving clients of all ages

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Tax experts watching for Liberal moves on surplus stripping, capital gains

Some doubt the minority government would revisit withdrawn proposals for private corporations

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Liberals expected to proceed with new rules for employee stock option deductions

The proposed measure could find support from the NDP

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Advisors react to the federal election

Concern runs deep about western alienation, unfair taxing of the rich

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Tax implications of the Liberal win

Here’s what your clients need to know

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Explaining a wealth tax to clients

Breaking down proposals to tax the rich in Canada and the U.S.

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With federal election, proposed annuities unlikely to be ready next year

Will ALDAs and VPLAs survive the Oct. 21 vote?

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Paying RRSP, TFSA investment fees from outside the accounts not an advantage, Finance says

The department acknowledges there often isn't a tax motivation when doing so

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Conservatives promise increased adoption tax credit

Parents would also be eligible for paid leave through EI

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Singh calls Liberal luxury tax a ‘distraction’

The NDP has proposed a tax on people whose wealth exceeds $20 million

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People’s Party promises corporate tax cut, end to capital gains

The party says it would reduce corporate taxes from 15% to 10% over the course of one mandate

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CRA announces prescribed interest rates for Q4

The rate decreased for corporate taxpayers’ pertinent loans or indebtedness

  • By: Staff
  • October 1, 2019 October 1, 2019
  • 10:21

Conservatives would expand disability tax credit eligibility

The proposal would lower the threshold for the credit, allowing 35,000 more people to qualify

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Liberals target wealthy with luxury tax

The party also promised to prevent businesses from excessively reducing taxes by deducting debt from their earnings

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Tories, Grits pledge help for green renos

Both parties say they’ll help voters pay for improvements to their homes

A happy ending for another Form T1135 debacle

A Tax Court judge found the CRA was overzealous in issuing a penalty for late filing

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Tax changes looming for employees receiving stock options

Help clients navigate the new rules

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Liberals pitch guaranteed paid leave for parents in child’s first year

The party also promised to enhance the Canada Child Benefit by 15% for parents of children under the age of one