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Knowledge Bureau Partners with Kwantlen Polytechnic University to Offer Essential Business Skills

Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning, Current Issue, knowledge bureau, kwantlen polytechnic university
SURREY, BC. Knowledge Bureau, a national financial educator and Kwantlen Polytechnic University have partnered to offer essential business skills to new and graduate students in the lower mainland of BC this fall.

Complying with CRA Less Taxing for Businesses In Canada

Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning, Current Issue, small business job credit
Regulatory burdens for businesses are becoming less taxing in Canada, according to a 2014 study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, which analyzed the ease of paying taxes in 189 countries. 

Over 69% Say Yes – Raise the $3000 Instalment Payment Threshold

Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning, Current Issue, tax instalment threshold
Should the threshold for making quarterly tax instalments be raised above $3000? Why or why not?

Evelyn Jacks: How to Postpone Your OAS

Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Investment & Retirement, Tax Planning, Current Issue, retirement planning, OAS deferral
As of July 2013, OAS recipients can elect to defer taking their OAS pension for up to five years. This would provide for a larger pension then.

Retirement Income Projections Spur Thought

Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Investment & Retirement, Succession & Estate Planning, Tax Planning, Current Issue, retirement and estate planning
By all accounts, the newest Distinguished Advisor Workshop, “Retirement and Estate Planning”, recently completed in Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto was a resounding success. “Who knew there was more to retirement planning than just saving money” stated one participant.