Sanjeey Khatter, like many Canadians today, was in the dark as to how to file his taxes. Therefore he took on a tax preparer to assist him with his financial needs. What occurred after was an unfortunate mixture of poor judgment and severe carelessness.MadanCA Team on February 10, 2016 @ 7:23 pm
This article will discuss the top 3 strategies used by Canadian investors when purchasing a U.S. property. The goals of these 3 methods are to:
Are you a Canadian looking for strategic ways to save money on your income tax? Keep reading to find out five effective tips that you should be utilizing right now. Maximize RRSPs Make a contribution each year to your RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) to the maximum amount allowed (i.e. RRSP limit) for the year. … Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Save Income Tax in Canada
Guest Author: Alden Hui, Olympia Benefits A Health and Welfare Trust is often referred to as a Health Spending Account (HSA) or Private Health Services Plan (PHSP). These names are used interchangeably and usually mean one and the same thing. For ease of reading, I will refer to these plans as a Health Spending Account … Continue reading Can a Health Spending Account (HSA) save my business money?
What are “Minute Books?” Your corporation’s Minute Book is an official record of your company’s activity including: Documentation that proves your corporation exists. The names of all shareholders, officers and directors that have been in the company since incorporation. Share transfers and insurance. Proof that every step was taken to activate the corporation after incorporation. … Continue reading Minute Books: Why They Are Essential For Your Business
If you are planning on incorporating your business, hiring an experienced accountant is one of the best investments you can make! An accountant will give you 1 on 1 tax planning advice and give you a proper corporation structure based on your and your family’s tax situation. Once your accountant knows of your tax situation, … Continue reading Benefits of Using an Accountant to Incorporate your Business
As a Canadian, are you aware of the tax consequences of selling your US real estate properties? Most Canadian’s aren’t, even though they are buying US real estate more so than ever before. Read further to understand the tax implications of Canadians selling US properties. 15% Withholding tax As a Canadian or a non-resident of … Continue reading Tax Implications for Canadians selling US property, real estate
The Canadian real estate market has been a lucrative investment opportunity for foreign investors due to Canada’s relatively stable economy. If you are a non-resident or a foreign investor looking to enter the Canadian real estate market, this article is for you! The article will help you understand your tax obligations, provide strategies to reduce … Continue reading Tax Implications for Non-Residents Earning Income from Canadian Rental Property
Imagine, sipping a steaming cup of coffee while looking out onto your beachfront property. Imagine, the sun washing over your face in the dessert heat. Many Canadians did not have to as they flocked to buy vacation properties in the U.S when the Canadian Dollar was at an approximate par with the US dollar. However … Continue reading Tax Implications of Canadians Selling a Vacation Property in the US
Sanjeey Khatter, like many Canadians today, was in the dark as to how to file his taxes. Therefore he took on a tax preparer to assist him with his financial needs. What occurred after was an unfortunate mixture of poor judgment and severe carelessness.
The Rise of Transfer Pricing Disputes Many multinational companies are using techniques to either avoid or lower their taxes by taking advantage of the fact they have a parent company or subsidiaries in other countries. The CRA, IRS, and other tax authorities are auditing taxpayers with greater scrutiny in regards to transfer pricing issues so … Continue reading The Rise of Transfer Pricing Disputes
If section 85 didn’t exist what would happen? Without the rollover, a sole proprietor would sell their assets to a corporation for current market value instead of initial purchase price. This would result in the proprietor paying taxes on the assets difference in value. The sole proprietor is only trying to transferhis or her own … Continue reading How to defer capital gains tax with section 85 rollover