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Eligible Deductions & Credits

If you pay the following expenses by December 31, 2018, they will be eligible for the deductions of credits: childcare expenses deductible support payments charitable donations union and professional dues moving expenses political donations accounting fees medical expenses investment counsel fees interest paid on loads used to purchase investments tuition fees
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Contribute to Your RRSP

The most popular tax tool available to taxpayers is investing in a registered retirement saving plan (RRSP). Contributions to RRSP’s are tax deductible and the income earned within the plan grows tax deferred until retirement. You can claim a contribution of up to 18% of 2017 earned income to a maximum of $26,230. Earned income…
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Wills and the Executor

A will specifies your instructions as to how your assets will be distributed on your death. In the will, you name an executor to act as your personal representative and to deal with all the tax, investment, administrative, and other duties involved in distributing and overseeing your assets as per your instructions. Some people feel…
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CRA Verifying Motor Vehicle Purchases

There is a recent CRA audit project targeting corporations who made motor vehicle purchases. The CRA is requesting documentation such as purchase invoices, and the percentages of business and personal use of the vehicles. There are many different angles the CRA can be using this information. First, they are verifying that the vehicle has been…
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