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Tax strategies for Canadian Entrepreneurs

Small Business Tax Planning Strategies for Canadian Entrepreneurs

May 23, 2018
There are a lot of tax strategies that Canadian entrepreneurs can take advantage of to decrease their taxes and increase their income.

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Top Reasons Why Good Business Records Benefit Your Farm

How to Maintain Good Farm Business Records

May 16, 2018
Accurate farm business records make it easier to prepare taxes. A good bookkeeping system helps identifies the farm’s strengths, helps the business grow, and makes it easier to apply for a loan.

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Factors that Determine the Cost of Small Business IT Systems

Factors that Determine the Cost of Small Business IT Systems

May 09, 2018
Being a small business owner means you need to manage more than just your employees. You're an expert in the products and services that you offer to your clients, but you're not likely an expert in tax obligations or information technology. This article provides some

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Cash Accounting for Farmers

Cash Accounting for Farmers

May 02, 2018

Farm businesses have special status under certain provisions of the Canadian Income Tax Act (ITA).

Along with fishing operations, farmers can use the cash method of accounting (or cash accounting) for reporting income for income tax purposes.

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Tax Management Strategies for Farm Operators

Tax Management Strategies for Farm Operators

Apr 25, 2018
Effective tax management strategies for farmers means not scrambling at the end of the year for ways to reduce or defer tax bills.

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Maintaining Minute Books Are a Legal Necessity for Incorporated Canadian Businesses

Why Maintaining Minute Books Are a Legal Necessity for Incorporated Canadian Businesses

Apr 18, 2018
Keeping a Minute Book is a legal requirement for all Canadian corporations. Maintaining a Minute Book can make a business more efficient and result in paying less tax.

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Saskatchewan Budget Report 2018

Saskatchewan Budget Report 2018

Apr 11, 2018
On April 10, 2018, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer delivered her first budget as Finance Minister. The Finance Minister pointed to the province’s continued shift away from a reliance on natural resource revenue as a positive sign for the economy: Natural resource revenue is projected to make up 10% — or $1.48 billion — of what the province brings in.

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Everything You Need to Know About Foreign Investment Taxes

Everything You Need to Know About Foreign Investment Taxes

Apr 11, 2018
Canadian residents need to pay Canadian income tax on foreign investments. Understanding the taxation rules of foreign investments can help minimize your tax burden.

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Ontario Budget Report 2018

Ontario Budget Report 2018

Mar 29, 2018
The 2018 Ontario budget contains several tax measures affecting individuals and corporations, including the elimination of the high-income surtax from the calculation of total Ontario personal income tax.

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Calculating Taxes when Day Trading in Canada

Calculating Taxes when Day Trading in Canada

Mar 28, 2018
Are you a day trader or a non-professional trader? Knowing the difference will have a big impact on your taxes.

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