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The end of the year is the perfect time to reflect on your business and make plans for 2020. We’ve listed some ideas on New Year’s resolutions you can make if you’re self-employed or own a small business.

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Find out if you should start collecting your Canada Pension Plan benefits as early as one month after you turn 60 or as late as age 70.

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If you’re self-employed or a small business owner, you know how quickly business expenses can add up.

Luckily, there are plenty of tax deductions you can take advantage of to lower your taxes.

We’ve compiled this list to make sure you’re not overlooking any of the tax deductions available to you as a business owner.

Don't forget to keep your receipts you are required by law to keep a record of your transactions.

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Read our favourite reviews from farmers and small business owners. They tell us what they love about being a FBC Member.

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Find out when you must convert your RRSP to an RRIF, and how to reduce your tax liability.

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Choosing to pay yourself a salary or dividends will depend on your personal and business needs. Find out the differences and what each option could mean for you when deciding how to structure your compensation.

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Selling your business to a family member has significant tax implications. Find out how an arm's length deal and a non-arm's-length deal are treated by the CRA.

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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.

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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.

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On Oct. 24, 2019, Alberta Finance Minister Travis Toews presented the province’s fiscal 2019–20 budget. Our tax analysts have reviewed the updates and listed the highlights.

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