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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
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Advantages when clients file taxes before the deadline

Plus, why clients shouldn't file too early

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Capital gains reform would support growth companies: C.D. Howe

The think tank is calling for rule changes to encourage IPOs

  • By: Staff
  • February 28, 2019 February 28, 2019
  • 11:57

Unpacking a ‘comprehensive review’ of the tax system

The calls are coming from all sides, but what would such a review actually look like?


Taxpayer who didn’t report dividends found not liable

Breaking down gross negligence versus an honest mistake

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B.C. budget offers tax relief for families

The new program, with a maximum benefit of $1,600, goes to age 18

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Small businesses say they’ll bear brunt of carbon tax

The CFIB says small businesses will struggle to pass on costs to consumers

  • By: Staff
  • February 12, 2019 February 12, 2019
  • 10:06
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Cross-border gift tax issues for Canadians

Tips to avoid double taxation, and other strategies

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C.D. Howe budget asks include longevity insurance, change to RRIF rules

The think tank's shadow budget also proposes higher tax-deferred savings limits

  • By: Staff
  • February 7, 2019 February 7, 2019
  • 10:58
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Help maximize RDSP carry forwards

Some features of the RDSP are worlds apart from its RESP cousin

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Younger generations face high tax burden, report says

Those born since 2005 have it rougher than those born between the mid-1950s and the 1990s

  • By: Staff
  • January 24, 2019 January 24, 2019
  • 12:47
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Ottawa dentist sentenced to jail for tax evasion

The case is the first to apply money laundering provisions to a tax evasion conviction

  • By: Staff
  • January 17, 2019 January 17, 2019
  • 15:47
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Income tax changes clients should know

H&R Block Canada highlights changes for filing taxes in 2018 and beyond

  • By: Staff
  • January 8, 2019 January 11, 2019
  • 14:54
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CRA publishes prescribed interest rates for Q1

Rate rises for corporate taxpayers' pertinent loans or indebtedness

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Tax relief could be coming for Americans in Canada

Under a new bill, non-resident citizens could be exempt from tax on foreign-source income

  • By: Staff
  • December 21, 2018 December 21, 2018
  • 13:07
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Bah, humbug: Canadians’ charitable giving takes a plunge

Find out which province is home to the most generous Canadians

  • By: Staff
  • December 20, 2018 December 20, 2018
  • 11:22
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Offshore tax scandals haven’t deterred HNW investors: report

Clients are becoming more demanding about structuring their wealth in tax-efficient but legal ways

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2018 December 19, 2018
  • 14:56
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Tips from investment experts in 2018: part two

Popular articles on tax rules, stocks and the economy

  • By: Staff
  • December 19, 2018 December 19, 2018
  • 11:57
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TFSA use jumps but average contributions are down

Plus, what many clients don't know about TFSAs

  • By: Staff
  • December 18, 2018 December 18, 2018
  • 12:36
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CRA updates education credit, child care deduction folios

The revised folios took effect Dec. 12