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Changing Jobs? Your Pension May Be Affected

Posted: May 29, 2018 By: Walter Harder
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, tax courses, retirement income, CPP, wealth management, financial education, pension, Walter Harder

When an employee moves from one employer with a pension plan to a new employer with their own pension plan, pension adjustments can get confusing.

Sneak Peek! Add Tax Consultancy to Your Services

Posted: May 22, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Writing Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, OAS, tax credits, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax filing, investment income, tax courses, CPP, employment deductions, tax education, tax software, online education, intermediate tax preparation, dependents

As the owner-manager of a thriving tax preparation, bookkeeping, accounting or financial services practice, your future success is dependent upon the knowledge and skills of your team, especially with technological advances. It's time to go beyond the basics and learn more about providing tax consultancy services. The newly updated Intermediate Personal Tax Preparation can help!

Avoid Tax Traps: Estimate Your 2018 Taxes Due

Posted: May 22, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Writing Staff
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , tax preparation, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, income tax estimator, tax calculator, Small Business, tax courses, entrepreneur, CRA penalties, online education, overdue taxes, late filing, proprietors, free tax calculator

The June 15 tax filing deadline for proprietorships is just around the corner.  But, there’s another problem soon to befall delinquent taxpayers:  the tax collector is coming if you haven’t paid up, and you can expect a “no excuses” approach.

The Impact of Change: Retirement Planning Services Must Evolve

Posted: May 15, 2018 By : Knowledge Bureau Staff Writers
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, Tax Reforms, tax courses, retirement income, CPP, wealth management, tax changes, income splitting, financial education, financial workshops, US tax, cross-border tax, healthcare costs

The transformation of the CPP, new income splitting rules for family business and more are changing the retirement planning game, and a new study shows that clients find the most value when their tax or financial advisors make retirement-related services a priority.

Still Confused About CPP? Understanding Key Changes

Posted: May 15, 2018 By : Margaret Hodgson and Walter Harder
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Financial Literacy, knowledge bureau, Canada Pension Plan, Evelyn Jacks, retirement planning, tax courses, retirement income, CPP, financial education, Walter Harder, online education, maximum CPP contributions, employer CPP contributions, CPP changes, retirement courses, Margaret Hodgson

Understanding CPP changes is something Canadians continue to struggle with. Here is some history, and key guidelines to share with your clients and guide you in leading them towards tax-efficient income planning decisions in 2018 and beyond.

June 15 Filing Deadline for Proprietorships: Brush Up on Tax Change Now

Posted: May 15, 2018
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , CRA, knowledge bureau, Canada Revenue Agency, Evelyn Jacks, Small Business, Bookkeeping, tax courses, tax changes, financial education, tax software, tax reform, entrepreneur, Strategic Thinking, accounting courses, online education, small business statistics, department of labour, labour report, audit, payroll courses, income tax returrns

Small businesses in Canada are responsible for employing 8.2 million Canadians, which is 70.5 percent of the total labour force.1 Recent tax changes impacting small-business owners require broader, deeper tax knowledge for accurate, audit-proof returns. It’s time to brush up on audit-proof tax filing skills now in advance of the June 15 final filing deadline.