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  • The Taxman Cometh: Financial Strategy in an Increasingly Hostile Tax Environment

    Business Owners, IPP, News

         The perpetual arms race between increasing and decreasing taxes in Canada, alongside the use of strategies that help taxpayers pay less of their hard earned dollars to government coffers date back to the birth of our great country.  Keeping said arms race flourishing are changing governments and tax policies.      Imagine this: You’re a […]

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  • 2016 Federal Budget

    2016 Federal Budget: The Middle Class Budget

    FMV, IPP, News, RCA

    On the election trail in 2015, the Liberal Party proposed a series of changes to eliminate certain benefits for higher income earners, to focus on cuts to the middle class and to increase spending on infrastructure and other special interest groups. On March 22, 2016 the first steps of this game plan were put into […]

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  • Alberta Hikes 2015 Personal and Corporate Taxes

    IPP

    Alberta has introduced new tax brackets including a personal top marginal bracket of 15% that will be phased in for the 2015 tax year, and increased the corporate income tax rate to 12% (from 10%) effective July 1, 2015, among other changes. These amendments are consistent with election campaign promises made before Alberta’s election on […]

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  • Upcoming Changes to BC Pension Legislation

    IPP

    The New Act The new Pension Benefits Standards Act (the New Act) will come into force September 30, 2015 and going forward all pension plans in British Columbia are required to adhere to the New Act. What are the changes for IPPs? Individual Pension Plans (IPPs) are generally set up for connected persons (individuals who […]

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