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Download our 2023 tax reference cards and resources. Corporate Tax Rate Card. LIF and RLIF Minimum & Maximum Factors. Form T1135 - Foreign Income Verification
In today’s current market environment, we see the forces of inflation and deflation are at work. Central bankers are and should be concerned about price stability, but too many assume that price stability is only a one-way street.
Download our province and territory-specific 2023 Tax Planning Cards. Alberta Tax Planning Card British Columbia Tax Planning Card Manitoba Tax Planning Card
An RRSP is a retirement savings account available to any Canadian individual taxpayer under the age of 72 and to which they or their spouse/common-law partner can contribute — subject to their respective deduction limits.
If the U.S. was to default on its debt obligations, it would cause investors to flee from U.S. Treasuries, leading to a decrease in confidence in U.S. government debt and the U.S. Dollar (USD) as being the medium of exchange for the global economy.
The Difference Between an RRSP Contribution vs. an RRSP Deduction, and More.
A key element of estate planning is choosing an executor, someone you trust to carry out the instructions in your will. To ensure that the administration of your estate is completed efficiently and economically, it’s important to carefully evaluate your needs and choose your executor wisely.
It’s never too early to start planning the retirement you desire. But do you have a clear idea of how you want to spend your time, and if you have the means to support the lifestyle you envision?
Canadians have historically relied upon employer-sponsored pension plans, government benefits and their own assets—including rising real estate prices—to cover their financial needs in retirement.
On November 3, 2022, the Department of Finance released updated draft legislative proposals outlining the First Home Savings Account (“FHSA”).
Trusts with a December 31 year end will be required to comply with the new reporting requirements beginning with their 2023 T3 Return.
Clients who have implemented a prescribed rate loan should be reminded to pay the appropriate interest relating to the 2022 year on or before January 30, 2023.
Today, Wellington-Altus is proud to announce that Dennis Stewner will join the firm as Executive Vice-President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer, subject to all regulatory approvals. Trevor Coates will continue to act in his executive role, on an interim basis, to support the transition over the coming months.
Patience is a form of wisdom Download this PDF here. “All models are wrong. Some models are useful.” — George E. P. …
While tax planning should be viewed as a year-round activity, there are several actions that can help you take full advantage of available credits, deductions and other savings as the year draws to a close.
For clients who have rolled their Registered Retirement Savings Plan (“RRSP”) over to a Registered Retirement Income Fund (“RRIF”) or who have an existing RRIF account in 2022, the following information outlines how their 2023 minimum withdrawal will be calculated.
Gridlock is good for reducing inflation Download this PDF here. “Permanent high inflation is everywhere and always a fiscal phenomenon” – Thomas …
When it comes to philanthropy, Canadians today are more intentional, want to see the impact of their gift, and are giving more. With intentional philanthropy, clients should address the following questions...
The government is confident that the Canadian economy will withstand the global economic slowdown that is anticipated by many. While Canada’s unemployment rate is at multi-decade lows, and its economic growth has outperformed its G7 peers’ year to date, admittedly its strong recovery post-Covid 19 is slowing down.
Canadian residents who routinely fly south to escape the cold winters at home may not be aware that they could face U.S. tax consequences. This article looks at how spending extended periods in the U.S. can subject Canadians who are not otherwise U.S. taxpayers
Many individuals approaching retirement wonder if there is an optimal age to begin taking their Canada Pension Plan retirement pension benefits (CPP).