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Tax Literacy: Helping Canadian Newcomers Settle In

Posted: July 10, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Financial Literacy, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax estimator, tax filing, tax courses, non-refundable tax credits, distinguished financial advisor, financial education, immigration, Canada immigration, newcomers to canada, Canadian residence, residence period, tax credits for immigrants, Canadian emigration, expenses and deductions

Did you know that 1,212,075 new immigrants permanently settled in Canada from 2011 to 2016, representing 3.5 percent of Canada’s total population in 2016? Tax and financial advisors have a great opportunity to help with the financial affairs of these families, especially because the tax rules are somewhat different for these residents.

Canada’s Economic Future: Immigration is Essential for Growth

Posted: June 05, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, DAC, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, Canadian economy, bookkeeping courses, accounting courses, immigration, education for immigrants, careers for immigrants, immigration visa, canadian newcomers, Canada's immigration plan, Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen, Immigration Summit, Shoshana green

Reports from the recent 2018 Immigration Summit in Ottawa, show that immigration is going to be essential for the future of the Canadian economy. But, where are the career opportunities for newcomers to Canada, or those those returning back home?

Women, Minorities and Canada’s Economic Diversity

Posted: March 19, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, gender gap, Evelyn Jacks, distinguished advisor conference, federal budget, tax courses, ce credits, Canadian economy, tax education, financial education, Liberal government, Morneau, online education, budget 2018, online campus, diversity in Canada, women in the workplace, immigration in Canada, employment for immigrants, Status of Women Canada, Women Entrepreneurship Strategy

The 2018 federal budget placed significant importance on encouraging diversity in the Canadian workforce – including funding to support women, visible and religious minorities and immigrants, and this deserves kudos, as new opportunities abound. Here are some of the details:

Employment Opportunities for New Canadians: Statistics Point to Financial Services

Posted: January 30, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, accounting courses, online courses, employment opportunities, online education, immigration, jobs for immigrants, new Canadians, Canadian immigration, STEM jobs, Canadian citizenship, accounting jobs, bookkeeping jobs, education for immigrants, finance courses

Statistics show that the more education Canadians have, the better their chances of employment. This is especially true for newcomers to Canada. In that regard, the tax and financial services industries offer great opportunities for those ready to start their new lives and careers in Canada.

Immigration Trusts

Posted: March 25, 2014
Posted in: Breaking News, Succession & Estate Planning, Tax Planning , immigration trusts

The February 11, 2014 federal budget has proposed to eliminate tax benefits of many estates and trusts; one of which is the immigration trust.