Tax News

Steps To Avoid Tax-Return Identity Theft

ON August 8, 2017

No one wants to fall victim to a phishing scam, especially one that involves the Canada Revenue Agency. In case you haven’t already heard, hackers are pretending to be from the CRA in a clever guise to get ahold of taxpayers’ personal information, like a credit card, bank account, passport, and social insurance numbers. If […]

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Airbnb Tax Advice For Home Owners

ON July 24, 2017

What You Need to Know About Renting Out Your Home Like countless other Canadians, you might be thinking about renting out a room—or your entire home—to travelers. Airbnb is an increasingly popular venture among homeowners (55,000 and climbing) that can earn you some extra cash. If you’re opting to share your home through Airbnb, here are five […]

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Going Green Can Help You Save On Your Taxes

ON July 13, 2017

Protecting the environment is on everybody’s mind these days. The message of preserving Mother Earth is starting to hit home, and more and more Canadians are doing their part to lessen the environmental burden and reduce our carbon footprint. Recycling at home and at work, purchasing eco-friendly products, and saving energy are all important steps […]

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Tax, Tips and Traps

ON June 29, 2017

This publication is a high-level summary of the most recent tax developments applicable to business owners, investors, and high net worth individuals. Enjoy! In This Article: TAX TICKLERS EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE UBER DRIVERS PERSONAL USE ASSET IN A CORPORATION SHARING ECONOMY CHARITIES AND FOR-PROFITS WORKING TOGETHER INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT FEES FOR RRSPs, RRIFs, AND TFSAs WEBSITE HISTORY […]

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Cool Sumer-time Tax Relief for Parents

ON June 22, 2017

Sun, fun, kids… and taxes? Yup, you read that right. Now that summer is here, children everywhere are on vacation. And you? You’ve got your hands full scrambling around, trying to keep them occupied, so taxes are the last thing on your mind. Truth is, summer is the perfect time to start planning for the […]

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Summer Job Tax Tips

ON June 6, 2017

If You Read One Article about Summer Job Tax Tips This Year, Read This One Getting a post-secondary education doesn’t come cheap. It’s one of life’s big expenses that many students have to be prepared for. Whether you are paying everything upfront or taking out a student loan, you’ll want to do all that you […]

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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

ON May 17, 2017

Ahhhh…you can finally breathe a sigh of relief—tax season is done. And if you’re one of the many lucky folks who’s expecting some cash back this year, you’re probably already dreaming up ways on how to spend it. But before you race out to the stores on a wild shopping spree, you might want to […]

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When Can I Expect My Tax Refund?

ON May 15, 2017

Phew! Another tax season has come and gone. But hey, that’s ok. You’re feeling pretty darn good right about now. You squirreled away all those receipts, organized your paperwork, and got your tax return filed off right on time. All that’s left to do it is wait for that juicy refund to roll in. Easier […]

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5 Tax Tips for Students

ON April 24, 2017

This time of year can be twice as taxing (see what we did there) if you are a student. You’ll not only have to deal with the pressures of final exams but also have to file your tax returns on time. And sure, being a student means you probably don’t owe much in the ways […]

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Tax Tips for Newcomers Immigrating to Canada

ON March 27, 2017

  Welcome to Canada! Immigrating to a new country can be an exciting and sometimes overwhelming experience. After all, adjusting to a different culture, living in a new home, and possibly even learning a new language can add to the stress of adapting to a new environment. And if that wasn’t enough, new residents also […]

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