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Last Chance to Enroll: Advanced Tax Update Workshops Features Canada’s Top Tax Experts

Posted: January 15, 2019
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , tax preparation, tax credits, tax courses, ce credits, tax workshop, electronic tax filing, CE summits, personal income tax, advanced personal tax update, Income Tax Courses, 2019 tax

Shake out the cobwebs and sharpen your tax knowledge with Canada’s most popular advanced tax update featuring a detailed line-by-line approach to the new 2018 forms and schedules from the CRA. The national tour featuring keynote speaker Evelyn Jacks and an outstanding faculty of experienced instructors starts Thursday January 17 in Winnipeg; then arrives Monday the 21 in Toronto ; Ottawa on the 22, Calgary on the 23, Edmonton on the 24 and Vancouver on the 25th.  Don’t miss out - there are only a few spots left so call or enroll online today.

CPP Premiums Going Up Soon – But There is Good News!

Posted: January 09, 2019
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Evelyn Jacks, tax filing, federal budget, tax changes, CE summits, CE Summit, Canada Child Benefit, tax workshops, budget 2018, Canada Workers benefit, Income Tax Courses, Climate Action incentive Payments, Bill C-86, Budget Implementation Act, line-by-line tax update

The most awaited tax change for the broadest base of taxpayers is the legislation allowing the government to automatically compute the Canada Workers Benefit (CWB) for tax year 2019. This benefit will replace the current Working Income Tax Benefit. But, it requires designated educational institutions to report for each student whether they are studying on a full- or part-time basis so that their eligibility for the CWB can be determined.

Get Ready for 2019: Six Great Tax Moves and Audit-Busters

Posted: December 19, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Essential Tax Facts, tax tips, tax courses, personal income tax, audit-buster, tax moves, 2018 tax, T1 filing

Gift the gift of knowledge throughout 2019! Make increasing your clients’ tax literacy your 2019 new year’s resolution, and share these essential tax moves and audit-busters that will help them in their dealings with the CRA next year.

Ranking Canada’s Tax System: Compliance Burden Not So Bad?

Posted: December 19, 2018 By : Beth Graddon
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , CRA, Canada Revenue Agency, income tax, Taxpayers' Ombudsman, tax calculators, business taxation, CRA service standards, Income Tax Courses, taxes, Canadian tax

It takes 131 hours per year for the average small business to comply with CRA demands, but that’s actually not that bad, comparatively speaking, according to some recent reporting.

How to Improve Service Levels: Tax Pros Give Advice to CRA

Posted: December 04, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , CRA, Canada Revenue Agency, Small Business, tax courses, cra business services, Canadian economy, entrepreneur, Auditor General Report, CRA service standards, CRA business enquiries

On the heels of recent criticisms by the Auditor General, Knowledge Bureau Report readers weighed in on CRA service levels and they were conclusive: 87% of last month’s poll respondents say that the CRA needs to work harder. They cited a myriad of issues from 32-week wait times for a T1 Adjustment to the need to correct CRA’s errors, some of them big. 

Immigration: Education Upgrades Provide Employment Opportunities

Posted: November 20, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax courses, Canadian economy, bookkeeping courses, immigration, employment for immigrants, diversity, newcomers to canada, immigrants, refugees, employment for refugees

The role advisors can play in helping new immigrants, and the importance of immigration and diversity in Canadian society, were central themes at DAC last week. Now, with a timely release, Statistics Canada has published new data on the important impact education has on immigration, pointing to valuable opportunities for new Canadians in the tax and financial services.