Retirement Planning: Four Tax-Efficient Income Options

Have you explored all of the tax-efficient income options available to generate consistent income that will provide for your retirement needs and wants? If you’re a Boomer challenged to find tax-efficient options, discuss these four alternative sources with your tax advisor today.

Impacting Pre-Retirees: Notable CPP Changes

Did you know that there are more changes coming to the Canada Pension Plan in 2019? Most Canadians are unaware, and even those in the know find that the CPP planning process is quite confusing. There is opportunity here for tax and financial advisors to help bring their pre-retiree clients up to speed before the end of tax season.

CRA Carrying Charges: What’s Tax Deductible?

Last week we discussed the deductibility of interest and penalties levied by the Canada Revenue Agency. In Part two of this series, we’re taking a closer look at the deductibility of interest costs on your investments.

New Veterans’ Benefit: Launch Your Financial Sector Career

Are you a Canadian army veteran looking for your next career opportunity? The new Veterans' Education and Training Benefit supports your educational pursuits in the tax and financial services.  Knowledge Bureau courses and programs are eligible, and convenient: available online for continuous intake, 24/7. They provide new credentials for skills that are in high demand.

Poll Results: Budget 2018 Misses the Mark

According to Knowledge Bureau’s March poll results, financial professionals agree that Budget 2018 misses the mark. Why do tax and financial advisors believe that simplicity and fairness, in particular, were not addressed, and what impact does this have on the services you provide?

People in the News: KB Course Author Jenifer Bartman on CBC Business Panel

Knowledge Bureau is thrilled to announce that faculty member Jenifer Bartman, who will be a guest lecturer on the November CE Summit Tour, is appearing as a regular panelist on the CBC News Network Weekend Business Panel.

Tax Tip: What’s Deductible When Interest Rates Rise?

With the prescribed interest rate doubling to 2% as of April 1, there will be a significant impact on Canadians who face overdue tax balances with the CRA.  It follows that understanding what interest costs are deductible and which are not, is of new interest.  This subject is one that qualified tax and financial advisors will be prepared to discuss with clients as we tee up for the busiest month of tax season.
Knowledge Bureau Poll Question

Do you agree that licensed day care centres should be fully government funded for children aged 2 1/2 until they are eligible for kindergarten?

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