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Business and Financial Pros Say Government Should Do More to Support Post-Secondary Education

Posted: October 03, 2017 By : Tamar Satov
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Debt Management, Financial Literacy, CRA, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, Evelyn Jacks, RESP, education savings, tax courses, tax deductions, CESG, financial education, post-secondary education, CE summits, Registered Education Savings Plan, Canada Education Savings Grant, education debt, tuition credits, education deductions, student tax credits, Canadian government, adult education, social benefits, financial assistance, cost of post-secondary education, how to afford university, Canada Learning Bond, debt and cash flow management course

The majority of Canadian financial professionals and business leaders say the government is not doing enough to support post-secondary education, according to an online poll conducted by Knowledge Bureau, Canada’s premiere national institute for excellence in financial education. These findings come despite generous, but underutilized, support from the RESP, Canada Education Savings Grants and Canada Learning Bonds.

How to Reduce or Eliminate Repayments of Social Benefits in 2014

Posted: May 01, 2014
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Tax Tips, Tax Planning , social benefits repayment

Taxpayers who receive Employment Insurance or Old Age Security benefits in 2014 may be required to repay all or part of those benefits, depending on their income level. However, there are ways to reduce or eliminate those repayments.