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The 2014 tax season is coming and, if you are an early filer, here are six important points you need to remember about the upcoming tax season. The CRA will not process e-filed tax returns...

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Canadian Taxation

Cat and Tax act

December 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s an interesting article by H&R Block though it doesn’t say if it’s related to Canadian or the US Tax Court Unbelievable Tax Deductions and Facts  “The Tax Court decided a farmer was allowed to claim...

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Canadian Taxation

Employee tax breaks broke

December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

  A little bit of false advertising with the title Tax breaks for employees: Eight strategies that can save you money. “1. Reduce your tax deductions at source“ Reducing your tax deductions at source does...

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Canadian Taxation

Appropriately managed, as intended

December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

I love the title of this article: Canada ‘Appropriately Managed’ Liechtenstein’s Tax Info It’s interesting, the placement of quotes by the author of the article, in relation to statements made by the CRA. “The Canada Revenue...

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Canadian Taxation

Learning obscure tax laws is not a holiday bonus

November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

An example of a badly written tax article is: Holiday Bonuses That Could End up on Your Tax Bill “The survey conducted by Leger showed only 44 per cent of Canadians are expecting an employer-hosted holiday...

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Canadian Students

6 tax tips for parents

November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

An old articles from the old website – worth a repost. 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,...

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A new measure in the 2012 federal budget legislation (Bill C-38) required tax preparers (those that prepare more than 10 income tax returns annually) to efile (electronically file) all returns after 2012. Although electronic filers...

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Canadian Taxation

Tax advice misses the boat.

October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Being an accountant, I like to read tax articles. Some are good, some not so good like the article Tax Expert: Boat expenses won’t float. “In a technical interpretation letter released last week, the Canada Revenue Agency...

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