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.
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
INTRODUCTION This article provides an in-depth review of PREPARING THE FINAL RETURN OF A DECEASED PERSON in Canada, including taxation of: Dividends & interest Employment income Old Age Security Canada or Quebec Pension Benefits Pension Income Splitting Employment Insurance Investment Income Rental Income Death Benefit RPP, RRSP, RRIF Tax Deductions When an individual passes away, … Continue reading How to Prepare Final Return of A Deceased Person in Canada
There are various deductions that are available for an individual who is preparing a tax return. Today, we will talk about moving expense, who are eligible for it, and the amounts that should be claimed for these deductions when you file your tax return. Conditions on eligibility Primarily, you must be a deemed or factual … Continue reading Moving Expense Tax Deductions
If you live in a major metropolitan area, you have probably heard the term ‘uber’ slowly drifting into everyday conversation. Instead of people saying “let’s grab a taxi”, people are saying “let’s grab an uber” instead. If you have never heard of uber, it is essentially a ride sharing program that is operated from the … Continue reading How Are Uber Drivers Taxed in Canada
Have you ever wondered just how much your favourite athlete pays in taxes? There is a common misconception that most professional athletes are overpaid millionaires, but that is not necessarily the case. Yes, there are super stars in the sports world that make prolific earnings but it essentially comes down to the sport they play, … Continue reading Taxes for Athletes in Canada
Tabled on the 21st of April, the 2015 Canadian Federal Budget while premised on fiscal austerity, looks to expand on existing benefits and tax reliefs for individuals, families, seniors and small business owners. Let’s take a look at how this impacts the varying demographic groups and what this may potentially mean for you.
Struggling with finishing your income tax return? Rushing towards the April 30th cut-off? Well Canadians, there has been a human error – or some may see it as a human hero – which has extended the personal tax return filing deadline.
Dental cleanings, prescription drugs, glasses, cavities, massage therapy, antibiotics, contacts….the list goes on and on. Your family spends thousands of dollars a year on medical costs that aren’t covered through OHIP (or your provincial plan). How do you pay for them? Introducing Health Spending Accounts – the smarter way to pay for your health care! … Continue reading Benefits of a Health Spending Account
The new measures consists of three components which are forms of income-splitting, raise in monthly child bonus payments and an increase of the tax deduction parents can claim for their child care and children’s fitness expenses.The details of the measures are provided as follows: 1. Family Tax Cut – Income Splitting The new Family Tax … Continue reading Tax Breaks for Families in 2015
In this video, Allan Madan shares his experience on how to use informational base videos to market your business. Madan Chartered Accountant has over 100 informational based videos on various tax and accounting topics. These videos have generated over 200,000 views and have increased Madan Chartered Accountant’s online exposure. Marketing today has gradually shifted onto … Continue reading How to Use Video Marketing for your Business
Madan Chartered Accountant conducted our first webinar on September 26, 2014. This webinar provided informational content on new tax developments and changes for 2014. The aim is to provide our clients with up to date information so that they can get ready for the year-end and for the upcoming tax season. Please download your copy … Continue reading New 2014 Tax Developments & Updates for Canadians
When you’re buying real estate, you’ve got your own agent and own lawyer. They’ve got their own agent and own lawyer too. Each side has specialists working for them. When you’re buying life or health insurance, you face a huge imbalance. The advisor is working for the insurer, not you. You can tell because you … Continue reading Review your Health and Life Insurance with your Accountant