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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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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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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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Nova Scotia Budget Report 2019

Nova Scotia Budget Report 2019

Mar 26, 2019
The Nova Scotia province’s fiscal 2019–20 budget contains no new taxes and no tax increases. The budget focused on 4 key priorities: Improving Access to Healthcare; Investing in Education and preparing Youth for the Workforce; Creating the Conditions for Economic Growth; and Supporting People and Communities.

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Saskatchewan Budget Report 2019

Saskatchewan Budget Report 2019

Mar 20, 2019
On March 20, 2019, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer delivered her second budget as Finance Minister. The budget is balanced and anticipates a surplus of $34.4 million for 2019-20 and $49 million for 2020-21.

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Small Business Tax Deductions You Might Be Overlooking

Top Tax Deductions Missed by Canadian Small Business Owners

Mar 20, 2019
There are a lot of deductions small business owners can claim to cut down on their taxes; some of the biggest ones get overlooked.

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New Brunswick Budget Report 2019

New Brunswick Budget Report 2019

Mar 19, 2019
On March 19, 2019, New Brunswick Finance Minister Cathy Rogers delivered the province’s 2019 budget focused on three key priorities: Investments in seniors; Youth employment; and Economic competitiveness.

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