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Tax Tips & Traps – 2nd Quarter – Issue 126

Tax Ticklers Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP): Enhanced Possibilities First-Time Home Buyer Incentive: New Possibility Sauna & Hydrotherapy Pool: Medical Expense Tax Credit Video Legacy: What Message Am I Leaving? Old Age Security (OAS) Deferral: Opting Out Retroactively GST/HST New Housing Rebate: Meeting The Conditions Shared Custody Of A Child: The “Equal or Near Equal” Issue […]

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Tax Tips & Traps 1st Quarter – Issue 125

Highlights: Tax Ticklers Childcare Costs: Art, Sport and Educational Camps Travel Expenses: Home to Work Site Hacked Customer Data: Federal Reporting Requirements Accelerated Depreciation: Federal Fall Economic Update Changes Federal Carbon Tax: Costs and Rebates Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Changes: Costs and Benefits are Increasing Tax Tips and Traps Issue 125 – 1st Quarter 2019 […]

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Tax Tips & Traps 4th Quarter – Issue 124

Highlights: Tax Ticklers Retaining Employment Insurance (EI) Benefits: Starting Part-Time Work Director’s Liability: Helping Out Family Tax On Split Income (TOSI): Can I Take a Salary Instead of a Dividend? Active Business vs. Property Income: Music Royalties Contractor vs. Employee: Agreement on Contractor Status Is Not Enough Divorce Settlement: Family Business Tax Tips and Traps […]

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Tax Tips & Traps 3rd Quarter – Issue 123

Highlights: Tax Ticklers Subsidized Meals: Are They a Taxable Benefit? Employer-Sponsored Social Events: After the Party Personal Use of Business Aircraft: How Big of a Taxable Benefit Is It? Directors: Can They Be Liable for Corporate Income Taxes? Interest on Delinquent Accounts: Proper Disclosure on Legal Documents Donation Receipts: How Complete is Complete? Interest Deductibility: […]

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Tax Tips & Traps 2nd Quarter 2018 – Issue 122

Highlights: Tax Ticklers Digital Currency: Basics and Tax Implications Family Members: Can I Pay Them a Salary? Corporate Passive Investment Income: Proposed Changes Reasonable Automobile Allowances: GST/HST Claim Construction Activities: Reporting Obligations for Subcontractors U.S. Citizens: Risks of Tax Non-Compliance CRA Mobile Phone Apps: Individuals and Businesses Tax Tips and Traps 2nd Quarter, Issue 122

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15 Tax Deductions You May Have Overlooked

MSN has created a handy list of tax deductions that taxpayers may overlook. https://www.msn.com/en-ca/money/topstories/15-tax-deductions-you-may-have-overlooked/ss-BBJQ2m4?ocid=spartandhp&fullscreen=true#image=1

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Federal Budget 2018

On February 27, 2018 the Minister of Finance presented the budget for 2018.  The budget contains the awaited rules designed to restrict the ability of corporations to accumulate passive investment assets.  Further details can be found in the following document: Federal Budget 2018 – February 27, 2018