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November 2022 Poll

Should investors harvest tax losses in 2022 to recover taxes paid on capital gains declared in the prior three years?
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No: 8 votes

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Applying COVID Benefits Repayments Gets Easier

CRA is introducing a new form for tax filing season 2022, which will make the application of a repayment of COVID-19 benefits easier. The repayment can be claimed as a deduction, which will generate a refund. 

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Ending Soon:  Small Businesses Air Quality Improvement Tax Credit

The next scheduled date on which the Bank of Canada will announce its overnight rate target is October 26, 2022.  In this, Part 2 of a series of three, we discuss monetary and fiscal policies that affect inflation. The Small Businesses Air Quality Improvement Tax Credit will soon expire and with it a lucrative return for those who improve their business premises.  Expenses must have occurred between September 1, 2021 and December 31, 2022.  Here’s what you need to know and share:

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Impacts of Rising Prices from Monetary and Fiscal Policies

This is Part 2 of a series of 3 articles.  In Part 1 we discussed common measurements of inflation and introduced some of the major causes of inflation.  This background is important, so I encourage you to read the first article if you haven’t already.  In today’s post, we will discuss monetary and fiscal policies that are affecting inflation.  In Part 3, we will discuss strategies that we can use to help alleviate some of the pains from rising prices.

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A Holistic Disruption Requires a Holistic Approach

A holistic disruption requires a holistic approach and it’s time for the tax and financial advisory community to collaborate more, not less, to help their clients face the real possibility of recession and increased financial pain in 2023. “It is our role to be sure our clients are prepared for both opportunities and threats,” says Evelyn Jacks, President of Knowledge Bureau and the first keynote speaker at DAC Acuity 2022 in Niagara Falls this past week.

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DAC 2022 An Outstanding Event; Plans for Banff Nov 11-14, 2023 Announced

Distinguished Delegates at DAC 2022 were asked to get out of their comfort zones and make new, big goals to embrace what will be a difficult 2023 for their clients as a recession looms, CRA audits and recall of bank loans darken the horizon.  At the same, time, however, there has never been a more perfect opportunity to add the highest value as professionals in the accounting, tax, bookkeeping and financial services. Twenty-four outstanding thought leaders made their case for building Velocity in anticipation of their enhanced services this year.

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