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Changes to Corporate Income-Splitting Rules Could Hurt Women and Families

Posted: September 08, 2017 By : Evelyn Jacks, MFA, DFA-Tax Services Specialist
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Federal Government, dividends, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, Small Business, distinguished advisor conference, income splitting, finance canada, financial education, entrepreneur, post-secondary education, CE summits, Canadian income tax, Morneau, gender inequality, gender issues, women and families, taxation of private corporations, feminism, income tax reform, tax planning strategy, gender statistics, income tax proposals, tax for stay-at-home parents

Finance Canada’s controversial proposals on the taxation of private corporations, which require comments on the changes by October 2, will potentially affect businesspeople of all income levels, from all walks of life, who serve and employ Canadians in their hometowns across Canada. However, they will also affect families and, in particular, women.

Nine in 10 Business and Financial Pros Oppose Morneau’s Tax Proposals

Posted: September 01, 2017 By : Tamar Satov
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Federal Government, Financial Advisor, taxation, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, tax evasion, Small Business, Canadian economy, financial education, tax preparer, tax reform, proprietorship, financial planner, wealth manager, proposed tax changes, tax regulation, tax regime, Canadian small business, private business, business owners, tax in Canada, standards of living

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.

Poll Comment of the Month: Canadians Betrayed by Tax Proposals

Posted: September 01, 2017 VIA: Knowledge Bureau
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Federal Government, DAC, capital gains, taxation, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, Small Business, distinguished advisor conference, Canadian economy, inflation, tax changes, tax reform, tax rates, entrepreneur, tax proposals, passive investment income tax, Knowledge Bureau poll, Liberal government, layoffs, private corporation, proprietorship, Larry Frostiak, CE Summit, Knowledge Bureau CE Summit, Knowledge Bureau Distinguished Advisor Workshops

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.

New Canadian Tax Reforms Fail to Address Modern Challenges

Posted: August 29, 2017 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, ce credits, Canadian economy, tax changes, tax reform, tax reform Canada, income tax Canada, tax news, tax rates, tax revisions, tax preparers, overtaxation, small business tax, CE summits

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.

Free Info-Session: Effects of Tax Proposals on Private Businesses

Posted: August 29, 2017
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Tax Planning, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Canadian economy, tax changes, tax education, tax reform, tax reform Canada, income tax Canada, tax news, tax rates, tax revisions, tax preparers, overtaxation, small business tax

The business community continues to voice concerns about the tax reforms proposed on July 18, 2017. These tax proposals target private corporations and their shareholders; specifically, tax rates on certain passive income could rise to 73 per cent, putting small businesses in particular at risk.

Complying with CRA Less Taxing for Businesses In Canada

Posted: September 24, 2014
Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning , small business job credit

Regulatory burdens for businesses are becoming less taxing in Canada, according to a 2014 study by PricewaterhouseCoopers, which analyzed the ease of paying taxes in 189 countries.