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July Poll

Do you agree with the extension of the CERB payment? Tell us why or why not.
Yes: 43 votes
46.74%
No: 49 votes
53.26%
 

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Back to School Tax Tips for Students

With back-to-school just around the corner, there are several important recent tax issues for students that will be helpful to keep in mind for the year ahead.

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Government Grants for Disability Saving Plans Can be Very Lucrative

The Canada Disability Savings Grant can add significantly to the pensions set up for disabled individuals through the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).

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When am I Considered to Have Left Canada for Tax Purposes?

This excerpt from Evelyn Jacks’ Jacks on Tax outlines the different categories of residency and provides an answer.

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Planning for Crisis Situations: Illness, Family Strife, and Breakups

If you own a family business, you will undoubtedly experience several people-related crises that may plague the business during its life cycle. Family conflict, divorce, illness, and premature death all represent potential threats. Excerpted from Master Your Investment in the Family Business are some tips and traps you should avoid in crisis situations.

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Are Your Clients’ Quarterly Tax Instalments Necessary?

Are your clients making unnecessary quarterly tax instalment remittances on self-employment, investments, pensions, or other sums from which tax is not withheld at source?

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