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How the federal tax cut will impact clients

Overstretched consumers may welcome the extra money but the boost to growth will be small, according to reports

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Liberals introduce tax amendments, promise fiscal update

The government will release its fiscal update before Christmas, Morneau says

Receipt

Average unused TFSA room rises 12% year-over-year

Total TFSA assets up 19% year-over-year

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Investing personally or in a corporation

How passive income rules factor in to the decision

TFSA contribution room

TFSA overcontribution woes continue

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Advisor who didn’t report commissions sentenced

Ontario man did not report more than $2 million in commission fees

  • By: Staff
  • November 28, 2019 November 28, 2019
  • 11:45
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Beware this TFSA pitfall for young clients

Calculating contribution room is different for people born in 1992 or later

Essential tax numbers: updated for 2020

Use this handy list of tax numbers as a quick reference

  • By: Staff
  • November 27, 2019 March 27, 2020
  • 10:15
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TFSA limit for 2020 announced

Tell clients the details

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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