Alberta BUDGET 2019 —How Does it Affect Taxpayers?

Alberta BUDGET 2019 —How Does it Affect Taxpayers?

Alberta Budget 2019 – How Does it Affect Taxpayers? Quick Fact Sheet On October 24, 2019 the Alberta Government introduced its first budget. Below are some highlights about how it impacts you as a taxpayer. The government has not changed any personal or corporate tax...

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Are YOU an Estate Trustee? Protect Yourself with these TIPS!

Are YOU an Estate Trustee? Protect Yourself with these TIPS!

Are YOU an Estate Trustee? Protect Yourself with these Tips!  Have you been designated as an Estate Trustee for someone you know? Are you aware of the liability of your role as Trustee? If not, here are some helpful tips to prepare for your important upcoming role....

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How to GIFT MONEY NOW and SAVE on TAX LATER

How to GIFT MONEY NOW and SAVE on TAX LATER

HOW CAN YOU HELP YOUR FAMILY REDUCE TAX BURDEN OF INHERITING YOUR ESTATE? ‘The Gifting Strategy’ Estate Planning Gifting Strategy - used when you start to give away some of your assets to your children or charities prior to your death in order to minimize the tax...

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Not Covered for Medical Expenses? Get a Health Service Plan!

Not Covered for Medical Expenses? Get a Health Service Plan!

Did you know you can save hundreds, maybe thousands in taxes with a Private Health Service Plan? Are you an employee of your own company and have significant medical and dental expenses each year of $2,000 or more not covered by a health plan? Creating a Private...

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Airbnb – Renting Your Property the Smart Way

Airbnb – Renting Your Property the Smart Way

Thinking of Buying an Investment Property? Many of our clients are thinking the same way, too! Let's get some of your top questions answered. Are you considering diversifying your portfolio in times of financial market volatility? If so, you may join the thousands of...

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First Time Home Buyers? NEW CMHC Rules for September 2019

First Time Home Buyers? NEW CMHC Rules for September 2019

On June 17, 2019, Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) released details on the first time home buyer incentive (FHBI). The Launch of the new program is set for September 2, 2019. CMHC Program Quick Notes: Eligible for first time home buyers only;  5% of...

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Claiming Auto Expenses? NEW CRA Rules

Claiming Auto Expenses? NEW CRA Rules

CRA’s latest corporate review project… Auto expenses. Have you received your review notice from CRA in regards to your 2016 and 2017 Automotive expenses? If not, you could be receiving one in the backhalf of 2019. The items CRA are requesting are far more in-depth...

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