DAW: Position Your Knowledge for A Global Economy

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking
The federal budget has put an emphasis on positioning Canada for success in the innovation economy of tomorrow. However, an emerging issue for most professional advisors is what to do about the emphasis CRA has on the reporting of offshore assets and the perceived loopholes private business owners have.  Those are the two critical subjects in this month’s Distinguished Advisor Workshop tour.

Financial Trivia Contest: Another Chance to Win a Free Registration to DAC, Nov. 5-8 in Kelowna, BC

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking
Try our trivia question and get in on a chance to win a free registration to the Distinguished Advisor Conference (DAC) in the spectacular wine country of BC. Meet Canada’s top advisors and reflect with them on this year’s theme, Canada 150: Financial Advice at the Crossroads of Change.

People in the News

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking
Michelle Smith, achieving success with the DFA - Bookkeeping Services Specialist™ designation

Life Purpose

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”  Thomas A. Edison

Claim More for Your Child Care Expense Expenses

By: Evelyn Jacks VIA: Knowledge Bureau Posted in: Breaking News
Post-tax season blues? Not sure if you claimed all the deductions and credits you were entitled to? You’re probably not alone. Many people miss lucrative provisions when filing, but you can request an adjustment to your filed return. One of the most frequently missed deductions for families is the child care expense claim.

2017 Provincial Budget Roundup: Part 1

By: Walter Harder Posted in: Breaking News
Since February, the provincial governments across the country have been releasing their 2017 budgets. Most recently in the last week of April, Ontario, Nova Scotia and the Yukon released theirs. Over the next three Knowledge Bureau Reports, we will be presenting a brief summary of each provinces’ tax provisions, starting with the most recent: