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The Rising Costs of Elder Care: Tax Relief Helps

Posted: January 16, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, disability tax credit, tax courses, retirement savings, financial education, online education, eldercare, healthcare, senior falls, retirement management, caregivers in Canada, claims for medical expenses, Canada Caregiver Credit, online course

According to Statistics Canada, falls by seniors are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations in Canada. CBC reports that the number of Canadian seniors requiring continuing care will rise by 71 percent by 2026, adding more pressure to an over-burdened healthcare sector, and increased financial pressure on family and volunteer caregivers. Planning and proactivity can help at tax time.

Job Opportunity at The Accounting Place: Tax Accountant Needed

Posted: January 16, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , tax preparation, Alan Rowell, tax preparer, financial services jobs, tax accountant, The Accounting Place

The Accounting Place, located in Stoney Creek, Ontario, is looking to fill the position of Tax Accountant, and offering competitive rates. As a Knowledge Bureau Report subscriber, and  member of our extended network, we wanted to bring this opportunity to your attention. Are you looking for a new job in a great industry or do you know someone who is?  Check this out:

Ethics and Leadership: When Social Mores Change

Posted: January 16, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, financial advisors, tax advisors, entrepreneur, business development, leadership, thought leaders, career development, online education, ethics, ethical leadership, leadership programs, education for entrepreneurs, Executive Business Builder

Watching the antics of various leaders in the news these days, it’s clear the challenges of leadership are always on display.  Leadership, ultimately is about followers, and ethical leadership is enduring. Exactly how do great leaders develop their leadership styles, and do the right things in periods of great change and much distraction?

Frenzied Taxpayers; Calm & Professional Responses

Posted: January 16, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , tax preparation, CRA, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, tax courses, tax advisor, financial conferences, financial workshops, Knowledge Journal

It’s not too late: a few spots are left for the January Advanced Tax Update. This  CE Summit is Canada’s best and most comprehensive personal tax update seminar and it comes with significant resources to make tax season easier for you.

Poll Results: Advisors Must Put More Emphasis on Discussing Charitable Giving

Posted: January 09, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, tax returns, charitable giving, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, tax courses, financial advisors, tax advisors, financial education, Knowledge Bureau poll, online education, Super Donor Credit, donation tax credit, charity tax credit, resolutions

In December, we asked Knowledge Bureau Report readers, “In your opinion, are tax and financial professionals taking the time to help clients understand the benefits of charitable giving?” In a surprising result, only 17 percent thought their peer group was spending enough time counselling their clients how to make donations in a tax-efficient way.

Tax and the Bitcoin: Real Money Owing to CRA

Posted: January 09, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, CRA, dividends, investments, trading, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax, tax courses, bitcoin, tax education, financial education, Real Wealth Manager, interest, capital gains tax, taxation issues, Bitcoin value, Bitcoin trading, tax on digital currency, gold, PayPal tax

“Bitcoin Rush” is all over the news as speculators have tried to get in on the trend which saw skyrocketing values at the end of 2017. But there is a spoiler: gains on trading digital currencies like Bitcoins are subject to taxation in Canada, a liability that must be settled in real dollars.