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CRA Fraudulent Calls: How do you protect yourself?

There are many current types of fraud that you need to be aware of. New ones are being invented daily, including...

Eligible Capital Property

Effective January 1, 2017 the Eligible Capital Property regime has been repealed and replaced with new capital cost allowance (CCA)...

Does your operating corporation pay dividends to a parent (holding) corporation?

Does your operating corporation pay dividends to a parent (holding) corporation?

Generally speaking, taxable Canadian corporations can pay dividends to other taxable Canadian corporations on a tax-free basis.  For instance, consider...

Do the new mortgage rules affect you?

Do the new mortgage rules affect you?

Effective October 17, 2016, all high-ratio mortgages (those where a borrower puts less than 20% down) must satisfy a mortgage...

Is your corporation still eligible for the small business deduction?

Is your corporation still eligible for the small business deduction?

Prior to the 2016 federal budget there was a perceived abuse that certain corporate groups were benefiting from a multiplication...

A Note from Quentin D. Gardiner

A Note from Quentin D. Gardiner

There’s been much discussion south of the border about the clash between the left and the right on the political...

What did the average Canadian family pay in taxes last year?

  How much does YOUR family spend in taxes each year? The Fraser Institute calculated that the average Canadian family...

2016 Federal Budget – What you need to know!

2016 Federal Budget – What you need to know!

The 2016 Federal Budget was released on Tuesday. Many changes and additions to the budget were expected, and many were...

How much as Alberta really given to the Federal Government?

How much as Alberta really given to the Federal Government?

Since the equalization system began, these are the Federal payment dollars that have gone out to the various provinces. Do...

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