Women, Minorities and Canada’s Economic Diversity

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, gender gap, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, federal budget, tax courses, ce credits, Canadian economy, tax education, financial education, Liberal government, Morneau, online education, budget 2018, online campus, diversity in Canada, women in the workplace, immigration in Canada, employment for immigrants, Status of Women Canada, Women Entrepreneurship Strategy
The 2018 federal budget placed significant importance on encouraging diversity in the Canadian workforce – including funding to support women, visible and religious minorities and immigrants, and this deserves kudos, as new opportunities abound. Here are some of the details:

Building a New Leadership Culture

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, growing your business, leadership courses, Executive Business Builder Program, online courses, online education, leadership development, integrity in leadership, leadership traits, leadership skills, culture of accountability, business development courses, leadership in financial services
Leading with integrity is essential for business success, but just how do up-and-coming leaders do so with integrity and accountability on a day-to-day basis in a very busy world? Please join our Executive Business Builders Network to chime in on the issues our Joanne Sigurdson, author of Knowledge Bureau’s Business Leadership, Culture, and Continuity Course, is challenging our LinkedIn discussion group with:

Evelyn Jacks Keynote on 2018 Tax Changes

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, ce credits, financial services, financial conference, Canadian conferences, IFB, Independent Financial Brokers, financial eduction, Winnipeg conferences, financial broker
It’s time to talk about the 2018 tax changes and how they affect planning before the end of 2018. Knowledge Bureau’s Evelyn Jacks will be a keynote speaker at IFB’s 2018 Winnipeg Regional Event on May 16, 2018 and on the CE Summit tour May 29 to June 16, 2018.

Breaking News for Manitoba: Budget Cuts Personal and Business Taxes

By: Evelyn Jacks Posted in: Strategic Thinking, tax preparation, Financial Literacy, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, tax advisors, tax education, financial education, small business tax, online courses, online campus, Manitoba budget, tax cuts, child care development credit, primary caregivertax credit, Manitoba taxes
In introducing a new carbon tax on September 1, 2018, the Manitoba provincial government is planning to return at least some of it back to taxpayers by way of personal and business tax cuts, while it grapples with debt servicing costs that have exceeded a billion dollars for the first time. 

Did You Know the RRSP and OAS Benefit Celebrate Milestones This Month?

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking
March 13 and 14 are important days in Canadian financial history as both the RRSP and Old Age Security Benefit celebrate their birthdays.

Poll Results: Delays in Refund Processing has a Negative Impact

Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, CRA, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, tax returns, Evelyn Jacks, tax filing, Alan Rowell, tax courses, efile, tax preparer, tax refunds, online education, The Accounting Place
CRA started processing refunds later than in the past this year, on February 26.  We asked Knowledge Bureau Report readers what they thought of that, given that refunds would now be delayed into March.  The good news is that the CRA does seem to be abiding by the ten-business-day turnaround promised.