A Sigh of Relief Regarding Passive Investment Income: But No Grandfathering

By: Evelyn Jacks Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, small business finance, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, corporate tax, tax courses, finance minister, income splitting, tax education, tax reform, CE summits, Liberal government, Morneau, unfair tax changes, family businesses, tax workshops, financial workshops, online education, private corporation tax, passive investment income, budget 2018, small business deduction, grandfathering tax provisions, aggregate investment income, frostiak and leslie
Two new measures were introduced in the February 27, 2018 budget that curtail the advantages of investing inside a private corporation, starting in 2019. All was met with a collective sigh of relief, considering the flawed fall proposals. However, there is still a twist - no grandfathering provisions for private corporations under two new proposals:

Debt Management Series: Home Buyers Plan

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Debt Management, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, rrsp, tax courses, Marcia Elaschuk, online education, mortgage down payment, mortgage lenders, buying a home, home buyers plan, HPB, first time buyers, real estate purchase, financing
Do you have clients looking to buy their first home? Ensure they’re familiar with the ins and outs of the Home Buyers Plan to help them fund their purchase.

Knowledge Bureau proud to Support Children’s Charities at Winn$tock

By : Knowledge bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking
Over $1Million will have been raised this week at the 14th Annual Winn$tock Battle of the Bands in support of children’s charities in Winnipeg.

Budget Updates 2018: Don’t Miss the Spring CE Summit Agenda

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Literacy, President - Knowledge Bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, federal budget, Tax Reforms, tax courses, finance minister, tax education, Liberal government, Morneau, unfair tax changes, tax workshops, middle class, US tax, budget 2018
Knowledge Bureau has unveiled the comprehensive agenda for the Spring 2018 CE Summit workshops. There are three key reasons to make the time for fast-paced, interactive national event.

New Essential Tax Facts: Includes February 27, 2018 Budget Proposals

Posted in: Strategic Thinking
Knowledge Bureau’s Evelyn Jacks’ new book  Essential Tax Facts How to Make the Right Tax Moves and Be Audit-Proof, Too has incorporated the latest Federal Budget to help professional advisors and their clients in their relationship with CRA.  Featuring Audit-Buster Checklist and, this book can help you position yourself for greater success, post-tax filing season.

2018 Federal Budget Overview: Budget 2018 Prioritizes Economic Equality, Opportunity & Diversity

By : Knowledge Bureau Reporters Posted in: Strategic Thinking, federal budget, 2018 Federal Budget, Federal Budget Canada, Federal Budget Overview
The theme of the 2018 Federal Budget announced February 27 is focused on Equality and Growth, and carries forward the 2017 theme of “a Strong Middle Class”. There are five key areas this budget addresses: