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Did You Move?

Did you know that if you moved more than 40km for work, you may be able to claim the expenses associated with that move on your personal tax return? How do you know if you qualify? There are three simple questions to ask: Did you move in 2017? How far

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Expenses – What can you claim?

One of the hardest things we’ve had to do is tell someone that they can’t claim a certain expense because it’s not eligible. Unless you own your own company, what you can claim as employment expenses is very limited. As a salaried employee, you cannot claim your travel to and

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Pensions – What is the Right Age?

We’ve all seen or been around someone who is getting to the age where they can start drawing a pension if they choose. The question is, is it the best time to do so? This question is on a lot of Canadian’s minds every year; do I apply for CPP

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Medical Expenses

Medical Expense Tax Credit Most medical expenses that you incur in the year can be claimed on your tax return as a tax credit. Tax credits are different than tax deductions in the sense that it lowers your Part I tax liability on an individual. With the Medical Expense Tax

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RRSP’s – Breaking Them Down

We’ve all heard of RRSP’s. They grace TV ads; there are posters plastered at our local bank; there are ads on buses; even social media has ads peppered through our feeds. But what are they exactly and how do they benefit you? I am sure the majority of us have

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Tax Advice

Getting Organized – Personal Taxes

Whether you are getting help filing this year or doing it yourself, if you get organized and stay organized, it will make things a lot better and less painful! These 5 steps are a great way to make sure you are organized when it comes time to do your taxes.

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Blockchain – What is it and how does it work?

To get a basic understanding of what Blockchain is, you have to first understand what a shared document is. Think back 10 years. If you were working on a document in Microsoft Word and you wanted someone to go through and edit what you were working on, you would have

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Why Your Business Should Consider Green Alternatives

The age of ink and paper is quickly disappearing. In today’s society, digital is king (or queen) and if you’re not moving in that direction, you could get left behind. Now I admit that there’s nothing better than a piece of paper to write stuff down on; but with today’s

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Finding the time…

We all know in today’s age, finding some time to sit down and do the important things to grow your business is hard. Here are some quick tips on dealing with time crunches: Deal with items as they happen Don’t let things pile up. That’s easier said than done, but

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