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Why you need a year-end tax plan

Aug 31, 2020
Year-end tax planning means working with your tax or financial advisor before the end of the year to analyze your financial exposure to various tax scenarios. That way you can move quickly to minimize any adverse effects of changes in tax structure.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Tax Consultation, Tax Preparation

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Potential tax implications of COVID-19 spending

Aug 07, 2020
What are the tax implications of the government’s financial response to COVID-19? Our columnist outlines a few possibilities.

Tags: Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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FBC Reviews

Nov 06, 2019
We love hearing from farmers and small business owners on what they like about being a FBC Member. Read some of our favourite FBC reviews.

Tags: Bookkeeping, Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Trades Taxes

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Understanding the Registered Disability Savings Plan

Oct 30, 2019
Do you have a disability or a child with a disability? Are you worried about saving for retirement? Then you should open a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to help you start building long-term savings.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Trades Taxes

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What is the RESP and how does it work?

Oct 11, 2019
Are you worried about saving for your child’s education after high school? Learn more about the RESP and how you can start saving now for your children's future, and get a boost from the Canadian government.

Tags: Financial Planning, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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7 ways a mobile app can help your small business

Oct 07, 2019
With so many Canadians incorporating apps into their daily habits, it’s tempting to find a way to get in your customer’s pocket (or purse). But what are the benefits of a mobile app for your small business? Is it worth the investment?

Tags: Business

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Why farm succession planning is so important

Sep 30, 2019
Having an estate plan that includes a Will is critical to having your assets distributed as you wished through the hands of your chosen executor after your death. Without a Will, the courts may appoint someone to liquidate or distribute your assets in a manner you might never have intended.

Tags: Farm Risk Management, Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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FBC Reviews from farm & small business owners

Sep 26, 2019
If you want to read more about why our Members love our year-round, personalized, all-in-one solution for their farm or small business, here are some of our favourite reviews.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, tax representation

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Should I use an RRSP or TFSA as a business owner?

Sep 18, 2019
Are you investing in an RRSP or TFSA? If you’re not, you’re missing out on tax savings.

Tags: Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes

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How to use income splitting to reduce your tax bill

Aug 14, 2019
While there are attribution rules in place that prevent income splitting, there are exceptions to the rules you can use to make income splitting work to your advantage and grow your family wealth.

Tags: Financial Planning, Tax Planning

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