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Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, finance minister, financial education, CE summits, Liberal government, Morneau, Federal Budget 2018, Universal childcare, childcare statistics, childcare funding
The federal government has pledged to put $7 Billion in funding into childcare support, and some provinces intend to add more. Do you think this is a good idea? Statistics Canada released data in October 2014 focusing on who uses childcare in Canada, which may impact your opinion. Weigh in and share your thoughts before this month’s poll closes.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, federal budget, tax courses, finance minister, tax education, finance canada, financial education, Canadian small business, stock market, 2018 Federal Budget, Moreneau, online education, online campus, US taxation, US tax cuts, Dr Michael Graham
Guest columnist Dr. Michael Graham, two-time guest lecturer at Knowledge Bureau’s Distinguished Advisor Conference, muses about the economic and political volatility of the day and what Canadian investors can expect as March gathers steam, post-federal budget. Early registration for this year’s outstanding 15th Anniversary DAC is March 15 – RSVP now.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, small business finance, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, corporate tax, tax courses, finance minister, income splitting, tax education, tax reform, CE summits, Liberal government, Morneau, unfair tax changes, family businesses, tax workshops, financial workshops, online education, private corporation tax, passive investment income, budget 2018, small business deduction, grandfathering tax provisions, aggregate investment income, frostiak and leslie
Two new measures were introduced in the February 27, 2018 budget that curtail the advantages of investing inside a private corporation, starting in 2019. All was met with a collective sigh of relief, considering the flawed fall proposals. However, there is still a twist - no grandfathering provisions for private corporations under two new proposals:
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, President - Knowledge Bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, federal budget, Tax Reforms, tax courses, finance minister, tax education, Liberal government, Morneau, unfair tax changes, tax workshops, middle class, US tax, budget 2018
Knowledge Bureau has unveiled the comprehensive agenda for the Spring 2018 CE Summit workshops. There are three key reasons to make the time for fast-paced, interactive national event.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, CRA, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, Evelyn Jacks, federal budget, tax courses, finance minister, tax changes, income splitting, financial education, tax reform, family wealth, Morneau, tax history, income sprinkling, unfair tax changes, business tax, online education, Edgar Benson, Tax Reform 1969, Royal Commission on Taxation
What should we anticipate in this year’s federal budget? Evelyn Jacks weighs in on the anticipated changes – and who will be affected by them - with signals already clearly evident from recently released Finance Canada documents.
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, Canadian economy, finance minister, income splitting, tax education, financial education, tax reform, entrepreneur, CE summits, Liberal government, Morneau, income sprinkling, unfair tax changes, Distinguished Advisor Workshops, Trudeau, reasonableness test, private corporation taxation, family businesses, small business tax rate
The Finance Department backtracked on a few of their controversial tax reforms for private corporations this week, adding a tax cut of $2.9 Billion over the next five years to douse the flames of discontent. However, family businesses will continue to face tax risk and uncertainty due to a “reasonableness” test – albeit a simplified one – that will limit income sprinkling to contributors of labor, risk or capital in the business.