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What Deductions Can Salaried Employees Claim?

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Breaking News, Current Issue
Because employers are generally required to pay for the premises, assets and supplies used up by their employees in performing their duties, the employees themselves have few out-of-pocket costs to claim on the tax return. In some cases, the employee will have expenditures, but to claim them, very specific procedures must be followed.

RRSP Deadline Looming on March 1

By: Walter Harder Posted in: Breaking News, Current Issue
For many taxpayers, the end of February marks the deadline for the annual ritual of contributing to their RRSP.  This year the contribution deadline for 2016 is March 1, 2017.  But is this last-minute rush to contribute the best course of action?

Retirement Specialists Can Help Clients Deal with Fears

By : Rick Atkinson Posted in: Breaking News, Current Issue
Retirement is one of life’s most exciting times: a time for exploration, shift in focus and demand for new knowledge and skills. For most clients, it is new territory and as a caring advisor it’s a wonderful opportunity to ‘ride shotgun’.

DAC Nov 5-8 in Kelowna: Enter the Financial Trivia Contest Now

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Breaking News, Current Issue
There are only a few days left to enter this month’s skill-testing financial trivia question to win a free registration to the DAC in Kelowna, where this year’s theme will be:  Financial Advice at the Crossroads of Change.

After the Federal Budget – Retirement, Estate and Cross-Border Planning

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Breaking News, Current Issue
If you are working as a professional in the tax, bookkeeping or financial services, it is critical to know the upcoming federal budget changes and their effect on personal, corporate and cross border planning in 2017, 2018 and beyond.

Step Up Your Career with a Certificate in Managerial Accounting

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Breaking News, Current Issue
It is one thing to properly keep books, using a double entry system. It is quite another to use that financial information to enable a business to meet its financial goals and make better management decisions throughout the year.  Students who have completed  Managerial Accounting course will be qualified to assist business owners to do so.