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The federal budget’s other homebuyers’ plan proposal

Why the measure affecting divorced clients could have a broad impact

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Stock option changes, other budget measures unlikely to proceed before election

A number of financial proposals aren’t included in the Liberals’ implementation bill

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Registered plan fee guidance forthcoming from CRA, but timing unclear

It's status quo for advisors while the Department of Finance completes a tax policy review

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Feds missed $169 million in tax from foreign digital marketplace

The CRA should expand its compliance activities, the auditor general said

  • By: Staff
  • May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019
  • 15:36
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Feds highlight indexation of Canada Child Benefit

In July, the maximum benefit will increase up to $143 per child for 2019-2020

  • By: Staff
  • May 6, 2019 May 6, 2019
  • 15:03
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Changes coming to U.S. immigrant investor program

Investors seeking a visa through the EB-5 program will face new restrictions


CRA updates RRSP, TFSA advantages folio

The agency made revisions based on comments received from the tax community


Ontario man fined more than $115K for fraudulent child tax benefit claims

The CRA says the benefits were claimed for children who didn’t exist or never entered Canada

  • By: Staff
  • April 11, 2019 April 11, 2019
  • 14:47
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Budget 2019 could mean more tax payable for fundholders

Department of Finance expects to gain $350 million by 2024 from proposals

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Federal NDP would raise capital gains tax to 75%

The $3 billion raised would go toward pharmacare, childcare and housing

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CRA publishes Q2 prescribed interest rates

The rate decreased for corporate taxpayers' pertinent loans or indebtedness

  • By: Staff
  • March 29, 2019 March 29, 2019
  • 10:26
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Put deferral loss in perspective for Ontario business owners

Find out how loss of the small business deduction could affect your client


Make TOSI less taxing for your business-owner client

Where to find clues to help solve the puzzle


Supreme Court ruling a reminder to advisors about disability planning tool

The top court said Henson trusts shouldn’t interfere with subsidized housing eligibility

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Clients day trading in their TFSAs? They’re ultimately liable for the tax

Issuers are only "joint and severally liable" to a point

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Are tax refunds a cash windfall or bad planning?

An updated look at how clients could be putting refund money to work year-round

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Tax implications of the new first-time homebuyer incentive

Experts highlight the missing details

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Budget 2019: Everything you need to know

Stock options, annuities and first-time homebuyers—all of Advisor.ca's coverage in one place

  • By: Staff
  • March 19, 2019 April 2, 2019
  • 19:41
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Government targets investment funds that use forward contracts

The change takes aim at funds that seek to reduce taxes through dividend contracts

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Feds offer help to first-time homebuyers

Find out if your client qualifies for the new homebuyer incentive

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Liberals offer relief to RDSP holders who lose DTC eligibility

Proposals in the 2019 budget change the time limitations for closing plans

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Federal budget introduces annuities deferred to age 85

The plan will allow retirees to keep more savings tax-free until later in retirement

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Liberals to impose $200K threshold for tax treatment of stock options

New rules target executives at large firms

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Belated happy 10th anniversary, TFSA

The savings account's first decade saw tremendous success, as well as trials and rule changes. What's next?

How men benefit more than women from federal tax expenditures

A CCPA report breaks down an imbalance from tax breaks and loopholes

  • By: Staff
  • March 7, 2019 March 27, 2019
  • 09:15