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Canadian Taxation

Federal Budget 2016 – Crib Notes

March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Canada: Federal Budget 2016 — A Focus On The Middle Class And Continued Scrutiny Of Corporate Tax Avoidance SMALL BUSINESS Small Business Rate “The 2015 Federal Budget (Budget 2015) had announced a reduction of the...

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CRA scams are popular during tax season.

March 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

CTV News has a news article about the latest Canada Revenue Agency scam. “The Canada Revenue Agency has issued a warning about a scam that lures victims with a text message that the agency is...

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The week in tweets – January 24, 2014

January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

  I’ve decided to make Friday’s my “The Week in Tweets”, posting some of the interesting news items I’ve tweeted on in the last week. January 23, 2014 “MSNBC interrupts Congresswoman for report on Justin...

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Canadian Government

Snitches with tips

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tax cheats whistleblower hotline up and running “Ten months after it was first trumpeted in the budget, the Conservative government announced Wednesday its whistleblower hotline to crack down on tax cheats is finally operational.” And...

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Canadian Taxation

FATCA – US tax entrapment

January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

FATCA facts: What Canadians need to know about new U.S. tax law “In six months, a little known U.S. tax law goes into effect that will affect people around the world, including Canadians. “Not only...

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National Defence spent $14,000 on poll about superheroes’ abilities “Defence researchers spent almost $14,000 on a survey that asked whether superheroes can leap over skyscrapers. “The study for the research arm of National Defence also...

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Canadian Government

Misplaced sense of self-righteousness

December 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Living within means keeps us strong: Canada a perfect example to rest of world of fiscal rectitude “The EU’s mendicant members could do worse than look across the pond to Canada as a nation committed...

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Economic council that advises government expects slower B.C. growth “On average, the council expects B.C.’s real gross domestic product (GDP) growth to be 1.4 per cent in 2013, down two tenths of a per cent...

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