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When Should You Collect GST/HST?

May 03, 2017
Most sales are subject to GST/HST in Canada.
 However, the sale of most farm products are considered zero-rated. 
The challenge is that not all farm products are zero-rated, and the list is huge. 


While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Nova Scotia Budget Report 2017

May 01, 2017
On April 27, 2017, the Honourable Randy Delorey presented his second budget as Nova Scotia’s Finance and Treasury Board Minister. With an election around the corner, this budget includes new spending on infrastructure, healthcare and education.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Ontario Budget Report 2017

Apr 28, 2017
On April 27, 2017, the Honourable Charles Sousa presented his sixth budget as Minister of Finance. With a growing economy, the Ontario Liberal government produced its first balanced budget in a decade.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Business Taxes You Need To Pay If You Own a Farm

Apr 26, 2017
In addition to understanding farm tax deductions and credits, it’s important for farmers to understand what their farm business tax obligations are.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Manitoba Budget Report 2017

Apr 12, 2017
On April 11, 2017, the Honourable Cameron Friesen presented his second budget as Minister of Finance. In many respects, this is the first true budget of the Progressive Conservative government as last year’s budget was presented so soon after the provincial election.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Saskatchewan Budget Report 2017

Mar 27, 2017
The Saskatchewan budget presented on March 22, 2017 by Finance Minister Kevin Doherty includes material changes to personal, corporate and provincial sales tax rates.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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2017 Canadian Federal Budget Impact to Agriculture

Mar 24, 2017
Read the following reviews from agriculture groups across Canada learn about the impact of the federal budget on agriculture.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Federal Budget Report 2017

Mar 23, 2017
With a focus on economic growth, the 2017 Federal Budget continues to build Canada’s economy by seeking to attract investment in clean technologies, and by creating jobs and prosperity for the middle class.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Small Business Tax Tips—Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Mar 22, 2017
Knowing what to spend your tax refund on can help your small business grow.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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Alberta Budget Report 2017

Mar 17, 2017
On March 16, 2017, the Honourable Joe Ceci, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance, presented his third budget and the third budget of Alberta’s NDP government.

While there are a lot of tax benefits to being a self-employed contractor in Canada there is also a lot to understand when it comes to the ever-changing tax code.

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