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The Old Age Security monthly benefit is expected to increase to $590.74 in the fourth quarter based on CPI data, for a total 2017 benefit of $6,994.62.
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Canada now ranks No. 5 globally by share of pension fund assets, according to new research by Willis Towers Watson. What does this mean for advisors and their clients?
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Accountants, bookkeepers, financial advisors and business leaders are joining the chorus of dissent against Ottawa’s proposed tax changes affecting private corporations, warning of dire consequences to the Canadian economy if implemented, a Knowledge Bureau survey finds.
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We received dozens of thoughtful, well-crafted comments to our August poll on the proposals to tax passive investment income inside a small business corporation at top personal rates. But this “Letter to the Government” submitted by Brad is a must-read.
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Upcoming changes to the Canada Pension Plan are intended to boost retirement incomes, but for many the opposite will be true, a recent report from Canada’s Chief Actuary finds.
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Just how much is too much tax? For whom? In case you missed it, Canada is in the midst of a contentious tax reform that increasingly advocates the defeated reforms of yester-year.