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January 16, 2017
As the clocks stroked midnight on January 1, Canada ushered in a new year, got the ball rolling for its 150th anniversary and kicked off the 60-day RRSP season. Until March 1, 2017, you can continue to contribute to your Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) and deduct the money on your 2016 tax return. The current annual […] ... Read More
January 16, 2017
Now that the holiday bustle has wound down, try to take some time to compile or update your personal financial statement and lists of important documents and other data. This inventory can serve as a snapshot of your financial situation and help simplify your life when it comes to performing such standard financial tasks as preparing […] ... Read More
January 16, 2017
It seems that if you are going to fall victim to a fraud, it may in one way or another stem from a relationship with a family member, co-worker, friend or neighbour and you may very likely live in British Columbia or on the Prairies. That’s the profile that resulted from a survey for the Canadian […] ... Read More
January 16, 2017
When you start a business, a key first step is to choose the form of business organization that most suits your business plan. Two of the structures you will likely consider are the corporation and the limited partnership. Questions to Help You Decide Deciding which type of business structure to use can be difficult. Some questions […] ... Read More
January 16, 2017
If you haven’t claimed a donation tax credit since 2007 you may want to take full advantage of the First-time Donor’s Super Credit (FDSC). Alternatives To Cash Gifts Donations of Public Securities: If you have stocks or bonds, it is more efficient to donate the investment directly as this will eliminate the capital gain. Flow-Through Tax Shelters:  If you […] ... Read More
January 3, 2017
The following chart shows changes in important federal tax information for 2017 from 2016. Some of the figures are unchanged, some are indexed to inflation and others changed because of legislation. Pension Contribution Limits 2017($) 2016($) Registered Retirement Savings Plan 26,010 25,370 Money Purchase Registered Pension Plan 26,230 26,010 Deferred Profit Sharing Plan 13,115 13,005 Tax […] ... Read More
January 3, 2017
Polls often suggest that many Canadians don’t have a firm understanding about their finances and maintain some misconceptions about credit. The Low Down on Credit To get a better handle on your debt, it helps to know how financial institutions calculate the charges on your monthly credit card statement. If you always pay the amount […] ... Read More
January 3, 2017
Staunch Electronic Leaks Just as soldiers and government employees can electronically download and distribute secret and confidential information, so can employees who have access to electronic data, in any workplace. Today’s digital storage of information and electronic communication simply makes it easier and faster to disclose substantially more. Some individuals who transfer confidential, private and secret information […] ... Read More
January 3, 2017
Your company’s ability to manage cash flow is critical to its survival. Enterprises that successfully practice good cash management generally survive and prosper. Those that don’t are likely to be undone by the weight of increasing debt — if it’s even available — and the inability to pay employees and suppliers. Maintaining smooth cash flow […] ... Read More
December 15, 2016
Once again, mutual funds have calculated their year-end distributions and are paying them out. In some cases, these payouts produce unintended results that can push investors into a higher tax bracket than expected. This is because mutual fund companies are required to distribute all interest, dividends, other income and net capital gains to their unit holders at […] ... Read More

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