You will need to set up an NR account number if you’ve never remitted non-resident income tax deductions. You can do this by contacting the CRA at 1-855-284-5946. The CRA can set it up over the phone and also tell you how to remit your deductions.
By default, the U.S. personal tax return is due by April 15 of the following year. However, if on April 15 you live and work outside the U.S., your deadline is extended to June 15. Whether your deadline is April 15 or June 15, if you require additional time to file, you can submit Form … Continue reading What is the tax deadline for U.S. Personal Tax Return?
Claiming the caregiver amount does not necessarily mean that you can claim the family caregiver amount as well. The family caregiver amount can only be claimed if the person you took care of has mental and/or physical impairment(s).
Management fees are paid to the managers of a business for management services performed. Only reasonable management fees paid can be deducted as an expense. However, the Canada Revenue Agency has not explicitly stated what a reasonable amount is to charge for a management fee. Generally speaking, a reasonable management fee should be equal to … Continue reading What is a reasonable management fee?
To avoid attribution rules, you should ensure the interest rate is greater than or equal to the prescribed interest rate set by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The CRA adjusts the prescribed interest rate each quarter; you can find the appropriate interest rate here.
A T1-OVP is a form where you report the contributions you made to your RRSP account, and disclose the deduction limit that you had. You are required to complete the T1-OVP when you contribute more than your deduction limit. The T1-OVP shows you how much you will have to pay in tax. The penalty for … Continue reading What is a T1-OVP?
If you’re an independent contractor, IT consultant, or small business owner, then Wave Accounting is sufficient for your needs. It’s able to generate all of the financial reports required by your accountant and has the necessary tax codes such as HST. If you have multiple employees, a large customer base, or a lot of vendors, … Continue reading Should I use Wave Accounting for my bookkeeping needs?