October 13

Federal Budget: What’s In, and What’s Out

Here are selected highlights of what’s in and what’s out now that the federal budget has been tabled. WHAT’S IN (Explanations of tax credits are courtesy of EY’s report on the budget.)  Tax Evasion Crackdown — Over five years, $523.9 million is allocated to prevent tax evasion and improve tax compliance, including more auditors, a crackdown.

October 13

Available Contribution Room for 2017

Available Amount: $75,601 Please note: If your available contribution room is a negative amount (shown in brackets), you have no contribution room available for 2017 and may have over contributed to your RRSP/PRPP. If this is the case, you may have to pay tax on any excess contributions. MORE INFORMATION If you need any more.

November 1

Make Tax Time Easier By Preparing in Advance

Small business owners running unincorporated businesses have to pay whatever income tax is due by April 30th and file their T1 income tax return by June 15th. Does that mean that you’re spending time rooting through the glove box of your car looking for receipts or staring at one particular receipt trying to remember if.