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December 2022 Poll

Do you believe the new anti-flipping tax will reduce personal net worth in Canada in 2023?
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Bill C-32 Continues Pathway to New Tax Provisions

The Finance Minister introduced Bill C-32, Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act on Friday November 4.  Noteworthy is the complex pathway to law:  this document encompasses previously announced measures from the April 2022 budget and finally the date of implementation of the First Home Savings Account.  A synopsis follows; be sure to request a copy of the Knowledge Bureau’s Special Report on the Fall Economic Statement for greater detail.

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Canada Training Credit: Learn Risk Free and with Tax Assistance

Investing time and money into new Specialized Credentials or continuing professional develop is an important undertaking and you want to make the most of both.  That’s why you’ll want to learn more about the tuition fee amount and the Canada Training Credit (CTC) as potential tax assistance when you take a Knowledge Bureau course. 

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A Void Exists in Helping Business Owners with Succession Plans

Are you looking to increase your multi-generation client base?  Here’s an obvious need and a huge void: 70% of private company owners in Canada plan to either transfer or sell their businesses when they retire—but many don’t have a plan in place. In fact, almost half plan to pass ownership to the next generation, but of those, 47% of them don’t have a succession plan[i]. You can fill this big void by advising family business and we have a targeted CE course to help you do that. 

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BREAKING NEWS – Fall Economic Update Tomorrow (November 3)

Fall Economic Statement 2022 November 3, 2022.  Knowledge Bureau will be deciphering and interpreting the economic, tax and financial news the Finance Minister will announce. Mark Your Calendar for a Special Knowledge Bureau Report on November 9 and don’t forget to register for the comprehensive CE Summit workshop on November 16. Enrol now to train on the critical issues that Canadian taxpayers will face in Canada’s most current year end tax planning update.     

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End Of Pandemic Support For Business

November 3 is the last day for the retroactive claiming of certain pandemic support provisions. Have you spoken about these opportunities to business owner clients you work with? Here are the details:

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