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What you need to know about your Notice of Assessment

Jul 18, 2019
After you file your tax return, you’ll be issued a Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). We provide some tips on what to look for when you receive your NOA, common reasons for discrepancies between your NOA and tax return and how to handle them.

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Is a Group RSP right for your small business?

Jul 10, 2019
You’re likely familiar with the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), which gives Canadians a way to shelter income tax until retirement, but have you considered a Group Retirement Savings Plan for your employees?

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7 simple ways to organize your receipts

Jul 04, 2019
Does the thought of organizing your receipts fill you with dread? We get it. It can seem overwhelming to keep track of your receipts on top of the busy demands of running your own business. But putting in the work now means you’ll save time when it comes to filing your taxes.

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Choosing the right business structure

Jun 18, 2019
Choosing the right structure for your business can have implications on taxation, liability, and succession planning.

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Can you get the Canada Child Benefit if you’re self-employed?

May 29, 2019
The Canada Child Benefit is a tax-free monthly payment for those with children under the age of 18.

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Finding the right industry code for your business tax return

May 22, 2019
If you’re self-employed, you'll need to include an industry code on your tax return. Find out what it is and where to find it.

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What Are the Canadian Tax Responsibilities when Closing a Business?

May 09, 2019
There are a lot of steps you need to take when closing your business. Not knowing what the tax obligations are could end up costing you a lot of money.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Taxes and the Sharing Economy

May 08, 2019
There are lots of ways Canadians are taking advantage of the sharing economy, maybe without even knowing it.

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Tax Tips for Bringing Personal Assets into a Business

Tax Tips for Bringing Personal Assets into a Business

Apr 17, 2019
Transferring personal assets into a small business is not uncommon, but there are a number of costly tax implications that follow these types of transfers.

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Ontario Budget Report 2019

Ontario Budget Report 2019

Apr 11, 2019
The Ontario 2019 provincial budget includes a range of cost-cutting measures to help move the province towards a balanced budget but also introduced key spending initiatives. The budget focused on 4 key initiatives: Deficit reduction; Child-care support; Education and Healthcare; and Transit.

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