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The Great Snowbird Migration

August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Snowbirds may have to pay income tax in the USA “Claudio and Anne-Marie Riti are among the 700,000 Quebecers who visit the United States each winter and now have to tackle an intimidating U.S. tax...

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BitCoin is in the news as of late and, in becoming more mainstream, has found it’s price sky rocket (and then collapse) as speculators play with the concept.  As the use of electronic currencies is...

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Some info on the TFSA (tax-free savings account) – consider using a TFSA as a savings account. Tax-free savings accounts: 10 things you need to know “Tax-free savings accounts are a good way to sock...

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6 tax tips for parents

March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

The article 6 tax tips for parents has a lot more than 6 tax tips so, in the spirit of the title of the article, I’ve listed six that a majority of parents should consider. 1....

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Just the other day a client asked if he could pay his taxes with a credit card, as he owed a fair amount and wanted to “make the most of it” and get the  points....

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Instant tax refunds carry steep costs

March 15, 2013 | 1 Comments

Not a new article but Instant tax refunds carry steep costs is worth a comment.  The term is “Tax discounting” and it exists in that murky world of Payday loans and Usury fees – I’ll explain why.  ...

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A tough tax season so far for H&R Block

March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s been a tough tax season for H&R Block so far with news items like: H&R Block blunder delays 600,000 tax returns and H&R Block ex-manager admits $48,000 scam using customer data I was interested to see the article How the...

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