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New Phishing Scam Targets Tax Preparers

Posted: August 18, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Breaking News, CRA News, Strategic Thinking, tax preparation, Personal Tax, phishing, fraud, cybersecurity, tax software, tax preparer, Introduction to Personal Tax Preparation
Tax pros beware — fraudsters have developed a sophisticated new email scam designed to steal your tax software usernames and passwords.

Ontario Registered Pension Plan Postponed

Posted: February 16, 2016 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Breaking News, CRA News
The Ontario government has reversed it's January decision to launch the Ontario Registered Pension Plan (ORPP) in January 2017 regardless of what the federal government does with CPP.  This week, the Ontario government has announced that it will work together with the federal government to achieve the mutual goal of improving pensions.

Max the RRSP Now to Maximize the New CTB

Posted: February 16, 2016 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Breaking News, CRA News
Families who wish to maximize the anticipated new Child Tax Benefit (CTB) for 2016/2017 have less than two weeks left to reduce 2015 net income using an RRSP contribution. The deadline is February 29. For these reasons, Knowledge Bureau has updated its Income Tax Estimator to assist with the calculations.

Disruptors and Innovators Hold Key to Success In a Changing Marketplace.

Posted: August 18, 2015
Posted in: Breaking News, CRA News
Rapid change and disruptive technologies are changing the rules of engagement for financial services in four major areas.

Family Tax Cut – Who Will Get $2,000?

Posted: January 27, 2015 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Breaking News, Practice Management, CRA News, Tax Planning
There's a lot of hype out there about the Family Tax Cut and some families have the impression that they are entitled to a $2,000 windfall this tax season.  In reality, most families will qualify for little or nothing from the Family Tax Cut.

No More Paper Refund Cheques?

Posted: December 09, 2014 By: Alan Rowell
Posted in: Breaking News, CRA News, Tax Planning
With a target date of April 2016, CRA is moving closer to the elimination of cheques and manual payments and towards full electronic banking for businesses.