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CRA makes one change to Q3 interest rates

The prescribed annual interest rates for Q3 2018 will remain mostly unchanged, CRA said Thursday. The only change from the previous quarter is the interest…

  • By: Staff
  • June 14, 2018 September 10, 2018
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3 exceptions for deducting cross-border retirement plan contributions

Here's who qualifies for cross-border relief

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Things we learned from CRA at STEP Canada

Everyone's favourite session covered split income and trusts

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Tax penalties tied to real estate increasing in Ontario, B.C.

CRA is committed to taking action against those who break the rules

  • By: Staff
  • May 18, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Goodbye tax on tax

What Ontario’s surtax elimination means

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How U.S. personal tax changes affect estate planning

An overview of major changes impacting Canadians with U.S. connections

Owner of tax business sentenced, fined for fraudulent returns

The owner of a Brampton, Ont.-based tax preparation business received a conditional two-year sentence and almost $100,000 in fines for preparing 100 fraudulent returns, CRA…

  • By: Staff
  • May 3, 2018 May 3, 2018
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House flipping has tax consequences: CRA

If your client is considering flipping houses to benefit from strong prices, remind them of the tax consequences. Property flipping is when property owners, including…

  • By: Staff
  • April 23, 2018 September 5, 2018
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CRA reminds business owners to collect GST

For business owner clients required to collect GST, failure to do so could have serious consequences. Read: CRA investigation leads to tax evasion sentence for…

  • By: Staff
  • April 16, 2018 April 16, 2018
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Are tax refunds a cash windfall or bad planning?

How clients could be putting refund money to work year-round

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

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

When clients must report foreign assets

Tax season is a good time to remind clients about foreign reporting. Clients with foreign property holdings with a cost amount of more than $100,000…

  • By: Staff
  • March 14, 2018 August 21, 2018
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Job vacancies show growing labour shortage: CFIB

The number of job vacancies reached a new high in Q4 2017, totalling 399,000 jobs.

  • By: Staff
  • March 13, 2018 August 21, 2018
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TOSI could impact 33,000 families: PBO

Plus, the new rules could pack a bigger punch than Finance says

  • By: Staff
  • March 8, 2018 September 12, 2018
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A will is not an estate plan

Help your clients if they think estate plans simply involve a will

Help clients plan for taxes on death

It can be difficult to minimize tax liability upon death

What the new RDTOH rule means for business owners

Nitty-gritty details on Finance's second new rule for passive investment income