2020

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December 2020 Newsletter

  • RRSP deduction limits
  • Tax shelter dangers
  • Businesses claiming gst —how to guarantee an audit
  • Emigration from canada
  • Around the courts

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November 2020 Newsletter

  • Capital gain reserve
  • The capital gains exemption
  • Personal-use property gains and losses
  • Deduction of investment fees
  • Change in use rules
  • Around the courts

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October 2020 Newsletter

  • Taxable covid-19 benefits
  • Acquisition of control of corporation  or trust
  • “Zero coupon” debt instruments
  • Employee loans
  • Tax loss? You need a source of income
  • Around the courts

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September 2020 Newsletter

  • Would you like some tax-free income?
  • Some GST and HST quirks you might need to know
  • Tax breaks for persons with disabilities
  • Around the courts

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August 2020 Newsletter

  • Forgiven debt may have tax consequences
  • Taxation of trusts and beneficiaries
  • Re-allocation of proceeds on sale of land and building
  • Around the courts

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July 2020 Newsletter

  • More on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
  • Taxation of options
  • Associated corporations and the small business deduction
  • How the dividend tax credit works
  • Around the courts

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June 2020 Newsletter

  • COVID-19 tax relief
  • Interplay between spouse, equivalent to spouse, and caregiver credits
  • Allowable business investment losses

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May 2020 Newsletter

  • COVID-19 tax relief
  • Interplay between spouse, equivalent to spouse, and caregiver credits
  • Allowable business investment losses

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April 2020 Newsletter

  • Splitting pension income with your spouse
  • Life insurance as collateral – premiums may be deductible
  • Charitable donations on death
  • Charitable donations on death for publicly-traded securities
  • Donations made by spousal trusts after death of beneficiary
  • Federal budget delayed
  • Carryback of estate capital losses

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March 2020 Newsletter

  • Update on charity donation tax shelters
  • Deducting interest expense
  • Leap year reminder: trust return deadline
  • Don’t do too much trading in your TFSA
  • New standard for the CRA needing to be “reasonable”
  • International tax rules — massive changes
  • Around the courts

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February 2020 Newsletter

  • Taxation on death
  • Significance of canadian residency
  • Update on employee stock options
  • Around the courts

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January 2020 Newsletter

  • Increased basic personal credit
  • Superficial losses
  • Section 85 rollovers to corporation
  • Around the courts

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