Retirement Planning: Four Tax-Efficient Income Options

Have you explored all of the tax-efficient income options available to generate consistent income that will provide for your retirement needs and wants? If you’re a Boomer challenged to find tax-efficient options, discuss these four alternative sources with your tax advisor today.

Home Accessibility Expenses: Claim Guidelines and Double-Dipping

The process of claiming home accessibility and medical expenses can be complex for eligible parties. When do home accessibility and medical expenses need to be claimed? How do you do it? How do you know which credits you’re eligible for? Here are some key guidelines.

Before You Leave Tax Season: Check out the New CPP Costs for 2019

If you’re a pre-retiree, don’t put your tax affairs to bed yet—especially if you plan to apply for CPP benefits in the near future! Starting January 1, 2019, there will be many changes to the rules. Here’s what you need to know.

Canada’s Competitiveness: Managing Cross-Border Taxation

Canada’s workplace is changing and not just on our vast, thawing land. Home-based workers are able to earn their living around the globe, and despite uncertainty, the benefits offered by recent U.S. tax reforms are attractive to Canadian businesses and professionals seeking more competitive environments. For these reasons, May 15 is an important date.

Leadership Discussion: What’s Your Stance on Legalized Workplace Cannabis Use?

Cannabis is already on the mind of tax and financial advisors due to its inclusion in Budget 2018 and its pending legalization and accompanying taxation. But that isn’t all you should be thinking about, as it triggers an essential and controversial leadership discussion – what’s tolerable in the workplace?

Travel for Medical Care? Claim Your Deductions

Do you have clients who travelled to another city for medical care in 2017, but failed to keep receipts?  It pays to do a little research to maximize their claims. In fact, they don’t need to miss out on the medical expense savings, if you use the simplified method to file.  Here are the rules:

Found Money: How Filing an Accurate T1 Pays Off

For many Canadians filing a tax return is the most important financial transaction of the year. Getting the best tax refund is important: not only will it put more of the money you previously earned back in your own pocket, your refund can make at least some of your cash flow and retirement worries go away. Here’s how:
 
 
 
Knowledge Bureau Poll Question

Do you agree that licensed day care centres should be fully government funded for children aged 2 1/2 until they are eligible for kindergarten?

  • Yes
    9 votes
    26.47%
  • No
    25 votes
    73.53%