Taxation of Stock Options for Employees in Canada

Did you receive stock options from your Canadian employer? If yes, then it’s highly recommended that you go over the points in this article. In this article, I explain how the “Taxation of Stock Options for Employees in Canada” directly affects you.

Income Tax Filing Alert: Important Changes Beginning in 2016

TAXATION Be aware of the changes that affect your 2016 income tax filing and beyond. As you gather your 2016 tax data together for your CPA, take a few moments to read about the following changes and assess the impact they may have on you and your family’s filing for 2016 and after. Principal Residence … Continue reading Income Tax Filing Alert: Important Changes Beginning in 2016

A Lesson in Record Keeping

TAXATION The Income Tax Act requires you to keep all documents supporting your business activity; in an audit, the CRA will demand them. Keep Everything According to the Income Tax Act, taxpayers must keep “records and books of account … together with every account and voucher necessary to verify the information contained therein” for a … Continue reading A Lesson in Record Keeping

Finalizing Your 2013 Income Taxes

TAXATION Keep complete records and make use of all your eligible deductions. Yes, it’s time to start thinking about income taxes again. The Holidays are over and the credit card statements are starting to come in so you’re probably thinking about money anyway. But instead of thinking just about paying off your credit cards, it … Continue reading Finalizing Your 2013 Income Taxes

New Tax Rate for the Canada Pension Plan (2016)

The Federal Government is going to be taking more money from your paycheck and putting it towards the Canada Pension Plan. In doing this, their goal is to help support retired Canadians by giving them access to more retirement income.

8 Ways to Reduce Taxes In Canada

With the due date for Canadian taxes quickly approaching, have you ever wondered “how can I reduce my taxes?”. Read further to learn about how you can save the right way.

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

TAXATION Registered Disability Savings Plans help persons with disabilities save for the future. Having a disability or caring for an individual with a disability can be emotionally and financially draining. The Canadian government, recognizing the need to assist in the future care of an individual with a disability, has created a vehicle for persons with … Continue reading Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)

Payroll Taxes for Canadians Temporarily Working in the U.S.

Are you a Canadian planning on temporarily working in the United States and are worried about how your payroll will be taxed? Learn about a strategy that will help you prevent double taxation and save your hard earned money along the way.

How to Reduce Your Taxes on RRSP Withdrawals

Do you have a significant amount of money in your RRSPs and are concerned about the high tax you will have to pay once you liquidate them? Read more to learn a useful strategy to liquidate your RRSPs today without having to pay tax and grow your savings tax efficiently.

How to Choose Your Next Tax Preparer

Tax season is fast approaching and in efforts to gain your business, tax preparers may promise you big refunds, some of which are valid and others that are red flags. Read further to learn about the things you should consider and what to watch out for.

Trust No Accountant

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.

Don’t Wait Till Tax Season – Prep for Your Taxes Now!

Are you frustrated during tax season trying to get all your receipts together? Your tax return can only be as organized and accurate as you prepare for it whether you are filing it yourself or with a professional. Here is what you can do now to get organized and make tax season easier.

Tax Tips for Young Professionals

Are you a young professional that’s just starting to handle your own finances? Now that you’re making more money than when you were in college, what do you do with it all? How do you plan on saving it and spending it? In this video, I will reveal some essential tips you should consider towards … Continue reading Tax Tips for Young Professionals

Tax Tips for Fresh Grads

If you have just finished school, and are just starting out your professional life, you might be wondering what tax strategies and credits you should take advantage of. Learn about some of the basic things you should consider.

3 Tax Savings Strategies for 2015

Prime Minister Trudeau promised that taxes will be going up for the rich and going down for the middle class in Canada at the start of 2016. Read further to learn about the top 3 tax savings strategies that you can take advantage of by the end of the year.

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