Tax Matters

Taxing Issues – a Canadian Investor Perspective

Cut spending. Save money. Invest wisely. These are the three basic tenets for sound financial planning. But basic doesn’t mean easy. To invest wisely...

Meet Your Investment Partner—The Taxman

I think we can all feel this little guy’s pain. We know we’re privileged to be earning money and living in a democracy where...

Salary or Dividends, Which is Best for Small Business Owners?

I have taken countless exams over the course of many years of study. Frequently, they use multiple-choice questions. Yet, I’ve never seen the option,...

4 Easy—and Legit Ways— to Save Tax in 2019

In the coming weeks, we’ll be busy collecting receipts, following up on t-slips that have been misplaced and wishing that we could have done...

A Primer on “Giving Tuesday”

Family get-togethers for U.S. Thanksgiving are quickly followed up by retail therapy on Cyber Monday.  After all, who doesn’t need a little retail therapy...

TFSA Tax Tips: Part Two

Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) have been touted as a great vehicle to save for the long term, while sheltering and protecting your gains from...

TFSA Tax Tips: Part One

In the decade since Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA) were introduced, many Canadians have welcomed this new way of sheltering their hard-earned money from tax...

Is This Canada’s First Feminist Budget?

A feminist budget. A budget for women. Ladies’ day at Parliament? At least it wasn’t available in an array of fashion colours. In today’s...

5 Tax Tips That Could Save You Thousands

If you’re like most Canadians, you don’t really start thinking about tax season until, well, right around tax filing time. That’s too bad because...