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Filing Taxes in Canada? Here’s What’s New for 2018

Feb. 11, 2019

When you’re filing taxes in Canada, it’s vital that you know the information that is most pertinent. By learning about potential writings, filing deadlines, and other matters, you’ll avoid mistakes and get the return that you need. As a Canadian citizen, it’s your obligation to stay up to date with such information. Follow these steps …

Calendars and Calculators: Canada Tax Deadline Dates to Know

Dec. 04, 2018

Many Canadians either don’t file their taxes or don’t file them on time. Businesses are just as likely not to file or pay on time. It’s hard to file on time if you don’t know the Canada tax deadline. For the upcoming tax filing season, there are a few dates you should keep in mind. …

5 Things to Know About Filing Business Taxes in Alberta

Nov. 07, 2018

Did you know that Alberta has some of the most generous tax incentives in Canada for small businesses? If you’re planning on moving to Alberta, or you’re just starting a business, here are some basics about filing business taxes in Alberta. While on a federal level your business tax obligations are the same anywhere, the …

Stop Fearing Self Employed Taxes! 5 Tax Tips for Freelancers in Alberta

Oct. 16, 2018

Experts say 45% of Canadians will be self-employed in the next couple of years. Around 47% of self-employed Canadians enjoy the flexibility that comes with owning a business and working on their own terms. Don’t let taxes spoil your experience: stay aware. Learn how to do self-employed taxes so you can enjoy the true perks …

5 Tips on How to Maximize Tax Return in Lakeland, Alberta

May. 28, 2018

No matter the time of year, you should be thinking about how to maximize tax return value when it comes time to file. Your taxes are an overall assessment of your yearly earnings, after all. It’s important to be thinking about it throughout the year so that you’re prepared for the outcome when you file. …

5 Questions To Ask A Tax Accountant In Lakeland About Filing Your Business Taxes

May. 25, 2018

There are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. It’s no secret that filing taxes can be a stressful affair. That’s especially true for Canadians, who pay almost $15,000 per citizen per year. Tax season can leave you scratching your head and low on money. For business owners, taxes can seem even more complicated. …

5 Tax Incentives For Small Business Owners In Canada

Apr. 17, 2018

Owning a small business in Canada has quite a few perks. One of the biggest is the fact that the Canadian government offers tax incentives for small business that surpass other countries. When you write off the applicable business expenses under the CRA’s Statement of Business or Professional Activities, you may decrease your taxes payable …

Tips for Your First Time Tax Filing in Canada

Mar. 12, 2018

Estimates indicate that over 300,000 thousand people move to Canada every year. These individuals often choose Canada for its career opportunities, social welfare programs, and beautiful scenery. While new immigrants to Canada enjoy many benefits, there is also a learning curve involved with becoming a Canadian citizen. For instance, new Canadians must learn how to …

Why an Alberta Accountant Can Save You Money on Your Taxes

Mar. 08, 2018

Do you own a small business in Alberta and need someone to help you file income taxes? Are you an individual that wants to get the most out of their tax return? If you pay taxes in Alberta, you need to use a tax accountant. Everyone can benefit from their services when tax time rolls …

Income Sprinkling: What You Need To Know

Jan. 18, 2018

Starting January 1st, new measures came into effect that will affect anybody who has used income sprinkling to pay less tax on business earnings. Income sprinkling was a technically legal way to reduce your tax burden by paying family members dividend income from your business. Say you make $100,000: you could pay $24,809 on that …