Commonly Missed Medical Expenses: Dig for Tax Savings

By: Walter Harder Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Medical expenses, basic tax preparation, tax courses, tax deductions, tax education, online campus, medical deductions, tax claims, reimbursement for medical costs, T3
Medical expenses are among the most commonly overlooked tax provisions. But, it’s important to pay attention to unreimbursed medical expenses and to claim them, as they can be used to reduce taxes payable. Don’t miss out on these deductions! Before you file your 2017 tax return, use this checklist of often-missed allowable medical expenses to your benefit.

CRA Tax Penalties: Filing Late Has Costly Consequences

Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Essential Tax Facts, tax courses, tax education, Introduction to Personal Tax Preparation, CRA penalties, online campus, CRA interest rates, late filing penalties, interest on overdue taxes
Have you filed your 2017 taxes? With only a few days left before the April 30 filing deadline, if you haven’t, now is the time! The CRA’s late filing penalties are significant, and the interest rate applied to overdue taxes recently increased, making delayed filing a mistake you just can’t afford to make.

U.S. Tax Reform: What’s the Impact on Canadian Taxpayers?

Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Tax Reforms, tax courses, distinguished financial advisor, Canadian economy, tax education, cross border taxation, entrepreneur, CE summits, Strategic Thinking, Morneau, current issue, budget 2018, online campus, Canadian Competitiveness, US Tax Reforms, Trump small Business, foreign operated business
A new study shows that leaders in the accounting field are feeling uncertain about the future of Canada’s economy and the recent U.S. tax reforms that are cited amongst the major contributing factors. At this year’s CE Summits, one of Canada’s most prolific cross-border tax experts will address the core tax issues that affect Canadian taxpayers and how tax and financial advisors can tackle them.

This Year Make DAC Your Conference: Join Us in Quebec City

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, tax education, financial education, Executive Business Builder Program, financial conferences, leadership retreat, Quebec City, CE Credit, conferences for advisors, Business Builder Retreat
The busiest part of tax season is almost behind you! It’s time to reward yourself with an outstanding educational opportunity and shore up your CE credits for 2018, too. Try something completely different: make the Distinguished Advisor Conference in beautiful, historic Quebec City November 11-14 your conference this year! Last year’s attendees were so glad they did:

Retirement Planning: Four Tax-Efficient Income Options

By: Evelyn Jacks Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, Estate Planning, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, tax efficient retirement income planning, tax courses, individual pension plan, Registered Disability Savings Plan, retirement income, pooled retirement pension plan, financial education, retirement benefits, online education, online campus, Baby Boomer, foreign pension, Retirement and Estate Services Specialist
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

By : Walter Harder and Evelyn Jacks Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, tax education, online courses, Disability Tax Credits, income tax filing, online education, medical claims, accessibility credits, caregiver credits, claiming medical expenses
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.