Tax News

2012 Winter Edition – Tax Tips & Traps Newsletter

ON February 7, 2012

As we are now in early February, RRSP season is in full swing and tax season is right around the corner.  This 2012 Winter Edition of the Tap Tips & Traps includes details on: • The new Children’s Art Tax Credit for 2011 • A hiring credit for small business owners • Changes to the […]

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2011 Q4 Newsletter – Tax Tips and Traps

ON January 11, 2012

2011 Year-end tax planning tips and considerations, changes to CPP, a charity tax scheme and more. Download it here [pdf]

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2011 Q3 Newsletter – Tax Tips & Traps

ON September 1, 2011

The Q3 newsletter is now available.  Big news on the relationship front and common law issues, being an employee vs an independent contractor, the simplified auto log-book which will make things a LOT easier, and more… Download it here [pdf]

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2011 Q2 Newsletter – Tax Tips & Traps

ON September 1, 2011

2011 Q2 is tad bit late, but finally here.  Some interesting points on medical expenses, salary paid to your spouse, charitable donations schemes and how to protect yourself, notes on the 2012 CPP, TFSA points and other… enjoy. Download it here [pdf]

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2011 Q1 Newsletter – Tax Tips & Traps

ON March 23, 2011

My first newsletter of 2011, it contains some tax tips and traps for the upcoming personal tax season.  Thanks to Sally Bell of Whitespace Design for design and layout of the newsletter. Download it here [pdf]

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RRSP Deadline for 2010

ON February 7, 2011

This year, the deadline for making RRSP contributions towards your 2010 tax year is Tuesday, March 1, 2011.  The maximum amount that you can deduct for the year will be identified on last year’s notice of assessment.  Also, a reminder not to purchase excessive RRSP’s.  If you exceed your contribution limit by more than $2000, […]

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2010 T1 Personal Income Tax Checklist

ON February 7, 2011

I have uploaded this years T1 Personal Income Tax Checklist for my clients.  Please use it as a guide to help you compile your tax information in advance of our preliminary meeting.

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CRA letter writing campaign?

ON January 18, 2011

The Canada Revenue Agency has advised that they are once again conducting a letter writing campaign to Canadians to remind them of their tax obligations that is set to begin in early 2011.  Below is an excerpt from their notice to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC.  Should you receive such a letter and […]

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