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Canadians should use TFSAs to invest in small business: MEI

Investors get more choice, and small business gets funding, a report argues.

  • By: Staff
  • February 9, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 11:23

Many Canadians withdrawing RRSP funds for daily expenses

Between not saving for RRSPs and making early withdrawals, Canadians are in a financial bind.

  • By: Staff
  • February 8, 2017 September 6, 2018
  • 14:25

How tax rules disadvantage family business succession

What that means for clients

Commute this pension or not? Part 2

How a change in client circumstances changes the answer.

Filing taxes after someone has died

The last thing you'll want is for a client to have to figure out how to handle someone's taxes after they pass away.

  • By: Staff
  • January 27, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 11:46

Does going fee-based save clients tax?

Factors to consider

What happens when the foreign tax credit is denied

What happens when the foreign tax credit is denied

Taxes for West Coast Canadians

Why read this? Your client is a B.C. logger or resident. What to do Claim the Logging Tax Credit If your client paid provincial logging…

CRA business-inquiries phone line gets a C-

Third time isn’t a charm for the CRA’s business inquiries phone line. As part of its red tape awareness week, the Canadian Federation of Independent…

  • By: Staff
  • January 26, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 12:27

Help your immigrant client face the taxman

Taxes can be confusing for anyone in Canada, and more so if you’re new to the country. Read: This chart shows where your next clients…

  • By: Staff
  • January 23, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 10:07

CRA may be watching clients’ social media

If it's public, it's fair game.

  • By: Staff
  • January 19, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 12:47

Top tax credits and benefits for seniors

Use this list to help your senior clients ensure they claim the most common tax credits, deductions and benefits for which they’re eligible. Read: Essential…

  • By: Staff
  • January 18, 2017 September 6, 2018
  • 09:28

CRA tweaks process for accessing online tax info of businesses

CRA has changed how you're able to gain access to a business' online tax information.

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 15:53

Wealthsimple to offer personalized advice, tax help

Wealthsimple has launched a new pricing structure called Wealthsimple Black for clients who invest $100,000 or more.

  • By: Staff
  • January 10, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 09:34

Don’t miss these 2017 tax deadlines

Good tax planning should happen year-round. So help clients get off on the right foot.

Will 2017 bring changes to the capital gains rate?

What does Budget 2017 have in store? Kim Moody, director, Canadian Tax Advisory at Moodys Gartner Tax Law in Calgary, makes six predictions on his…

  • By: Staff
  • January 9, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 06:00

Navigate RRSP attribution rules

Make sure clients don't accidentally run afoul of the attribution rules

Top tips from portfolio managers in 2016

Throughout 2016, we posted podcasts and related articles on a variety of topics.

  • By: Staff
  • January 2, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 23:05

CRA to tax registered investment fees paid from open accounts

If clients pay registered-account investment fees from open accounts, revisit that practice with them now

Reporting requirements waived for labour unions

Diane Lebouthillier, national revenue minister, has waived reporting requirements for labour organizations and labour trusts for fiscal periods starting in 2017. The requirements arise from…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 14:03

What’s new for the 2017 tax-filing season?

CRA has posted changes to services for the 2017 tax-filing season. The following are new: Express NOA delivers an instant message regarding a filing, and…

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 13:12

Income tax reductions a holiday present for Quebecers?

Quebec residents are in full holiday shopping mode. But a comparison of rates shows that sales taxes are higher in that province than in most…

  • By: Staff
  • December 15, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 14:57

Important year-end tax deadlines

In between your last-minute gift shopping and party planning, make time for these 2016 tax deadlines.

  • By: Staff
  • December 13, 2016 August 21, 2018
  • 14:31

Take care when deducting employment expenses

Being too aggressive can send you to Tax Court