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October Poll

Do you believe a potential anti-flipping capital gains tax on principal residences is a good idea?
Yes: 117 votes
No: 104 votes

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Enrol By October 8: Take a Sneak Video Peek into the DAC Thought Leadership 2021

Take a sneak peek now the educational extravaganza about to unfold October 17 – 19.  Join Evelyn Jacks, President, in conversation with Canada’s leading financial minds – a preview is now available in video. The Globe and Mail touted DAC as one of Canada’s most innovative virtual conferences last year. This year, we think we’ve raised the bar even higher!  Check out this sneak peek through our new speaker videos and DAC-in-a-Box program guide. Enrol by October 8 to receive your DAC-in-the-Box. Final registration deadline is October 15.  Don’t miss it!

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All New RWM™ Program:  6 New Modules Help Your Build Your Future Practice

Build the tax accounting and financial services practice of the future.  Real Wealth Management™ democratizes the Family Office concept previously only available to ultra-high net worth families.  Now, experienced advisors in Canada can learn to practice holistically with their best tax foot forward – such a critical piece of the capital sustainability puzzle for wealth holders.

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Election Signals Higher Taxes for Some and a Boutique of Tax Credits for Others

Still in a health care emergency that in the short term continues to cloud economic recovery, Canada’s new minority Liberal Government will lead the country through the next phase of the pandemic and into what well could be a period of higher inflation, interest raters and taxes. 

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The Accounting Place is Hiring

The Accounting Place is hiring!  We currently are looking for an experienced full-time permanent Tax Specialist to work in our office located in Stoney Creek, ON.  For full details and to apply for this position, please visit our website.

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The Principal Residence Exemption, Part 1: The Basics

Advisors should be aware of the definition of principal residence and the Canadian tax implications regarding the sale of a principal residence. Awareness of the provisions outlined in this article will provide detailed information about qualifying for the principal residence exemption and calculating the optimal time to dispose of capital real property. This is part 1 of a 3 part series on the topic.

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