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Restricted Farm Losses: The Plight of the Part-Time Farmer

Restricted Farm Losses: The Plight of the Part-Time Farmer

Dec 12, 2018
Farm losses may be used to offset other sources of income so long as the chief source of income of a taxpayer is generated through the business of farming.

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What Do Business Owners Need to Know Before Selling on Amazon?

What Do Business Owners Need to Know Before Selling on Amazon?

Dec 05, 2018
Amazon is an established leader in the e-commerce industry. Learn how to increase your sales and find out what online payment options are available.

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Farm Business Tax Tips: Methods of Reporting Farm Income

Farm Business Tax Tips: Methods of Reporting Farm Income

Nov 28, 2018
Canadian farmers can calculate their income using the accrual or cash method. When it comes to tax planning, it’s important to know the benefits of each.

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Federal Fall Economic Update 2018

Federal Fall Economic Update 2018

Nov 22, 2018
On November 21, 2018, the Honourable Bill Morneau presented the federal government’s 2018 Fall Economic Update as Minister of Finance with tax measures focused on enhanced tax deductions for investments by all businesses in capital property.

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How Can Succession Planning Minimize Taxes?

How Can Succession Planning Minimize Taxes?

Nov 21, 2018
Implementing a succession plan ensures the smooth transition of a business to the next generation. It also helps significantly reduce your taxes.

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What Are the Tax Benefits of Investing in a Mortgage Investment Corporation?

What Are the Tax Benefits of Investing in a Mortgage Investment Corporation?

Nov 14, 2018
In addition to delivering above-average yields, investing in a Mortgage Investment Corporation provides Canadians with a number of special tax breaks.

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Top 10 Financial Ratios to Increase Profitability (Calculator)

Top 10 Financial Ratios to Increase Profitability (Calculator)

Nov 07, 2018
Financial ratios are like a thermometer for various aspects of your business's health. By keeping an eye on these numbers, you can act quickly to mitigate potential risks and look into relevant elements of your books to make data-backed decisions that help drive up profitability.

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FBC Financial Calculator - Top 10 Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios

Nov 07, 2018
This calculator is designed to show you 10 different financial ratios. Financial ratios are used as indicators that allow you to zero in on areas of your business that may need attention such as solvency, liquidity, operational efficiency and profitability.

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Incorporated Truck Drivers Need a Tax Consultant

Why Incorporated Truck Drivers Need a Tax Consultant

Oct 31, 2018
Incorporated truck drivers can claim deductions and expenses others can’t. Not using an experienced tax consultant could end up costing you.

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7 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Canadian Small Business Owners

7 Year-End Tax Planning Tips for Canadian Small Business Owners

Oct 24, 2018
As we approach the end of the tax year, it’s important to go over your small business tax situation and see what you can do to minimize your tax burden.

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