The Paradise Papers, Pre-Budget Consultations and The Real Tax Gap

By: Evelyn Jacks Posted in: Strategic Thinking, CRA, DAC, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, Evelyn Jacks, evergreen explanatory notes, distinguished advisor conference, cross border taxation
This week brought more controversial tax news to Canadians: the Paradise Papers and a new tax “consultation”; this time in advance of the 2018 Federal budget.   The elephant in the room in both these stories is the unfinished “consultation” on the massive tax changes proposed for private businesses.

BEST DAC EVER:  The Advisor’s Role at the Crossroads of Change

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, DAC, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial conferences, Canadian conferences
The Distinguished Advisor Conference was an outstanding success with all of the speakers delivering thought leadership with passion and conviction to the theme:  Financial Advice at the Crossroads of Change.

Innovate or Die: How “Leadapreneurs” Are Transforming Economies

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Financial Planning, DAC, knowledge bureau, relationship management, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial advisors, wealth management, financial education, tax professionals, innovative thinking, Millennials, leadership, financial conferences, Canadian conferences, Leapreneur, Jan Bartscht, Jessica Macias, robo-advisor, investors
In one of the most talked-about and ground-breaking sessions at this year’s Distinguished Advisor Conference, futurist Jan Bartscht, brought a stark message to the approximately 200 delegates in attendance:  you must innovate or die in a stark business reality: 40 per cent of major companies will not survive the digital disruptions of the next five years.

LAST WEEK TO REGISTER:  CE Summits Dig Deep into Tax Reforms

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Tax, Financial Planning, CRA, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, financial advisors, ce credits, financial education, tax preparers, tax professionals, small business taxation, year-end planning, financial workshops
The consultations for the 2018 federal budget are officially underway today; yet advisors working with small business owners are yet to decipher the difficult proposals for private corporations to advise on appropriate actions before the end of the year.   Don’t miss the opportunity to expand your knowledge with top experts at the CE Summits, visiting four Canadian cities from November 21 to 28, 2017.

Help Us with Our Agenda for DAC 2018 In Quebec City!

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, DAC, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, tax courses, ce credits, financial education, innovative thinking, financial conferences, Canadian conferences, tax professional advisors, Quebec City travel
Speakers with topic proposals, sponsors and delegates:  please contact us now.  Knowledge Bureau is pleased to announce that the 2018 Distinguished Advisor Conference will be held in beautiful, historical Quebec City from November 11 to 14, 2018. Early registration offers now available will provide the best tuition savings. The theme for 2018 is “The Changing Face of Community: Collaboration with Impact.”

Fake News and Your Opportunity to Build Trust

By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Posted in: Strategic Thinking, DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, financial advisors, ce credits, financial education, tax professionals, fake news, value proposition, Kirk LaPointe, financial planners
Trust. Fake news. Instability.  These small words that carry a big punch because they’re emblematic of a new world order and the shifting sands of change. However, during DAC’s first day of presentations, journalist, politician and business leader Kirk LaPointe spoke about how “invested clients” can actually help you beat the disruption that trust failures provide.