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This Week’s Edition of KBR:

October Poll

In your view, should the government roll back the controversial TOSI (Tax on Split Income) to pre-2018 legislation?
Yes: 211 votes
84.74%
No: 38 votes
15.26%
 

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What Does the Future Hold for Public Accounting?

In today’s era of innovation and industry disruption, CPAs have become wise to the fact that their future careers will look a lot different than how they do today.

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Federal Election Campaign Round-Up

If you are a Canadian investor, business owner, or average taxpayer concerned about the overall affordability of living in Canada heading into the federal election on October 21, you will want to take a close look at the tax and economic proposals included in the major party’s campaigns. We’ve done a comparison and there are some eyebrow raisers!

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Year End Tax Incentives:  Eco-Incentives and 100% Write-offs

Should you be buying a business asset before year end? There are some great tax incentives available if you’re in the market for new office furniture or a new car. The Accelerated Investment Incentive introduced last fall triples the capital cost allowance claims for assets purchased after November 20, 2018. That means your expenditures for all assets purchased in 2019 will qualify. Eco-friendly cars also qualify for an extra saving. Here are the details:

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Dividing Assets on Separation or Divorce

Last week, we covered *Divorce: Minimizing Set-Back Through Tax Efficiency. However, there is another piece to the financial puzzle that divorce introduces: division of assets. This article will explore the division of common assets upon divorce; a process legal, tax and financial advisors will want to be up-to-speed.

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Post-Election Leaders Lunch : Join us at the next Vantage Event on October 28, 2019

The Canadian wealth management industry is experiencing unprecedented change, as major shifts in client demographics and expectations present new demands. Wealth managers face significant opportunities to acquire new clients, while current clients need to understand the value they are receiving. How should wealth managers prepare to grow through this period of rapid change?

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