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Getting the best from a financial advisor

Apr 01, 2018

Working with a professional to help you to make sense of your finances can be a wise move, but for this relationship to work effectively it is important that you understand what to expect from your financial advisor.

Manitoba Budget 2018

Mar 19, 2018

The biggest changes include: The increase in the amount of income eligible for the small business deduction, The increase in Basic Personal Amount, Carbon tax

Tax Lines to look out for

Mar 06, 2018

It's that time of year again, when many of us sit down to complete our income tax return and hope that we have done enough preparation to ensure a smooth and speedy process. Unfortunately, there are a number of complexities that can cause us problems - here are a few of the most common issues experienced by individuals when submitting their tax returns

2018 Federal Budget Highlights for Families

Mar 04, 2018

Several key changes relating to personal financial arrangements are covered in the Canadian government’s 2018 federal budget, which could affect the finances of you and your family.

2018 Federal Budget Highlights for Business

Mar 04, 2018

The government’s 2018 federal budget focuses on a number of tax tightening measures for business owners. It introduces a new regime for holding passive investments inside a Canadian Controlled Private Corporation (CCPC). (Previously proposed in July 2017.)

RRSP Deadline is March 1, 2018. How much tax can you save?

Jan 26, 2018

The deadline for contributing to your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) for the 2017 tax filing year is March 1, 2018. You generally have 60 days within the new calendar year to make RRSP contributions that can be applied to lowering your taxes for the previous year.

6 Steps to Retirement Success

Jan 01, 2018

Retirement planning can be challenging, we’ve outlined what we feel are 6 steps to retirement success. Talk to us about a complimentary comprehensive review of your retirement plan.

2018 Financial Calendar

Jan 01, 2018

Financial Calendar for 2018 - All the deadlines you need to know to maximize your benefits!

Families: 2017 Year End Tax Tips

Dec 01, 2017

Calculating and figuring out how much tax you have to pay is nobody’s favorite time of the year, but if you plan carefully there are many tactics available at your disposal to make sure that your tax bill is not more than it has to be in 2017. Which tactics make the most sense can be figured out by analyzing your current finances, estimating your tax situations and identifying financial transaction that might take place either this year or next year. You should get started now, and consider these tax tips for families to consider before Dec. 31, 2017.

Business Owners: 2017 Year End Tax Tips

Dec 01, 2017

The end of the year provides a great opportunity for business owners to consider ways to improve their tax position. As a business owner, there’s still time to manage taxes for yourself and your business for 2017 before the end of the year. It is particularly important this year that you consider year-end tax planning keeping in mind the government’s private company tax proposal which may result in increased taxes in 2018 for private companies and their shareholders.