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Breaking News for Manitoba: Budget Cuts Personal and Business Taxes

Posted: March 13, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , tax preparation, Financial Literacy, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax courses, tax advisors, tax education, financial education, small business tax, online courses, online campus, Manitoba budget, tax cuts, child care development credit, primary caregivertax credit, Manitoba taxes

In introducing a new carbon tax on September 1, 2018, the Manitoba provincial government is planning to return at least some of it back to taxpayers by way of personal and business tax cuts, while it grapples with debt servicing costs that have exceeded a billion dollars for the first time. 

Poll Results: Delays in Refund Processing has a Negative Impact

Posted: March 13, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Did You Know, Current Issue , Financial Literacy, CRA, Financial Advisor, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, tax returns, Evelyn Jacks, tax filing, Alan Rowell, tax courses, efile, tax preparer, tax refunds, online education, The Accounting Place

CRA started processing refunds later than in the past this year, on February 26.  We asked Knowledge Bureau Report readers what they thought of that, given that refunds would now be delayed into March.  The good news is that the CRA does seem to be abiding by the ten-business-day turnaround promised.

Business Growth & Development: The Important Role of Accountants

Posted: March 13, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, Accounting, tax courses, financial education, business development, accounting courses, business growth, online education, small business accountant

Are you a small-business owner thinking about hiring a highly qualified bookkeeper? Or perhaps you are thinking about expanding your own skills and credentials to handle your own financial matters better in house? Getting your business affairs and tax information in order is very important as CRA is clamping down with increased audit activities these days. 

Dr. Michael Graham: Wisdoms from the Street

Posted: March 13, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Current Issue , 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.

It’s Your Lucky Day: A Special St. Patrick’s Day Offer Just for You

Posted: March 13, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks By :
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Distinguished Practices, Current Issue , tax preparation, Debt Management, Financial Literacy, Estate Planning, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, Accounting, tax courses, financial advisors, small business tax, financial courses, budgeting, online education, payroll courses, online campus, St. Patricks Day, enrollment offer

You don’t have to be Irish to experience some luck this St. Patrick’s Day. Take advantage of our “Luck of the Irish” Special, available now until March 31st 2018.

Tax Tip: Avoid Clawback of Your EI Benefits

Posted: March 06, 2018 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, rrsp, tax courses, employment insurance, financial education, online education, employment benefits, EI Benefits, clawback, EI repayment, layoff, Ontario EI

Are you a high-income earner—perhaps an executive, or seasonal construction or oil rig worker—who may  suffer a loss of employment?  For the 2017 tax year, the base amount for EI repayment is $64,125.  The amount is indexed year over year and if you get caught with income over this, you’ll likely be unpleasantly surprised when you file your 2017 return .  Here’s why: