People staycation in Ontario viewing escarpment

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Ontario staycation tax credit

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many Canadians are looking to vacation closer to home. If you live in Ontario, you could be eligible to claim…

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flags of Canada and U.S.

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Heading south

Heading south for an extended period of time? It's important to understand the U.S. tax residency & the Substantial Presence Test. There are a few…

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making sense of tax obligations

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New trust reporting rules proposed for this year

If you oversee a trust and have not been required to file T3 trust income tax and information returns with the Canada Revenue Agency in…

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documents containing assets and property

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Disclosing foreign property

What are the disclosure rules concerning foreign property owned by Canadian taxpayers? The quick answer points to Form T1135, or the Foreign Income Verification Statement.…

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deciding on home-office tax deductions

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Home-office deductions for the 2020-2022 tax years

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many employees to work from home. Wondering if expenses you incurred as part of your employment duties at home are…

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gifts that give back to chartiy

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A charitable giving strategy

After this year, it is so important to support those in need if you are able to. Our team can help align your values with…

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the kindness and joy of giving to good causes

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Spotlight on Donor Advised Funds

A donor advised fund is similar to having your own charitable private foundation, allowing you to hold meetings, decide which charities to support, and more.

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a future with post-secondary education

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Maximizing education savings

Investing in your child’s future as early as possible through an RESP can help manage the rising costs of post-secondary education. Learn more about the…

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pleasant opportunities with income-splitting loans

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Restructuring prescribed rate loans

A prescribed rate loan allows funds to be lent from a high-income individual to a lower-income individual to be invested in non-registered assets, which will…

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