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This Week’s Edition of KBR:

February 2023 Poll

Should Canada bring back 5 year income averaging provisions to smooth out irregular income flows?
Yes: 27 votes
No: 0 votes

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Last Chance:  The Advanced T1 Tax Update – Two Opportunities to Train Your Team

Tax season is just around the corner and now is the time to train new and returning staff to confidently prepare a deep and broad spectrum of returns for employees, families, investors, business owners and retirees.  There are two opportunities to learn:  in person on February 7 in Toronto and conveniently online any time with recorded presentations.  Early registration deadline for tuition savings is January 31. 

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It’s Knowledge Bureau’s 20th anniversary and we are celebrating you!

Here at Knowledge Bureau we are absolutely thrilled it’s 2023.  We were born in January 2003 and so it’s officially our 20th Anniversary! Please mark your calendar for these 20th Anniversary celebration events – and start participating to win hundreds of dollars in prizes!  This month we are celebrating the Marquis Client Award - which is who has taken the most Knowledge Bureau courses.

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Tax Literacy Tip: Meet March 1 RRSP Deadline – Increase Cash Flow

Same neighborhood, similar income, less cash flow?  The secret in the financial sauce could well be an RRSP strategy.  With the deadline only weeks away (March 1, 2023), it’s time to buck trends to forego the RRSP contribution and consult with your financial advisor now to exponentially increase both income and wealth.

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Weigh in by Jan 27: Payroll Remittance System Overhaul

Employers:  Do you have an opinion about your mandatory participation – by March 2024 -  in a new $43.9 million payroll remittance and EI benefits system overhaul which will result in a real time e-payroll system? The federal government has launched a consultation process and if you’re interested in responding, do so by January 27.

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Ready to Sell Your Small Business Corporation? Consider CNIL

CNIL (generally pronounced senile) is the acronym for Cumulative Net Investment Loss.  Tracking CNIL started after December 31, 1987.  Most people don’t know why CNIL is so important and why tax software tracks it so carefully on a year-to-year basis.  But if you’re a small business owner counting on using your full Capital Gains Deduction, here’s what you need to know:

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