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CRA Income Tax Updates

CRA Income Tax Updates

Personal Income Tax Updates The CRA has recently released income tax updates due to the ongoing pandemic. The CRA has further extended the payment due date for 2019 individual tax returns and 2019 or 2020 corporation, or trust returns, as well as for instalment...
Income Splitting Using Prescribed Rate Loans

Income Splitting Using Prescribed Rate Loans

Income Splitting for Tax Savings Income splitting is a term used to describe a method of shifting income from a higher income earner to a lower income earner. In the case of spouses, it is possible to achieve income splitting using a “prescribed rate loan”. The loan...
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – The New Program

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – The New Program

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) – The New Program Rules The “old” CEWS program supported jobs by providing a reimbursement to employers for up to 75% of their employees’ wages, up to a maximum weekly limit of $847 per employee. The program initially had 3 claim...
Taxes and Your Business Investment Loss

Taxes and Your Business Investment Loss

A loss on an investment in a company you own or made in another person’s small business can qualify for some advantageous tax breaks. This helps ease the impact on your finances for the year. Whether the investment was in shares or a loan to a small business, it may...
Accelerated Write-off of New Asset Purchases

Accelerated Write-off of New Asset Purchases

Tax Changes That Might Affect You Who doesn’t love a good business write-off? Did you purchase new assets after November 20, 2018? In the November 21, 2018 Fall Economic Statement, the federal government proposed three important and immediate changes to...