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  • 2017 Federal Budget: Much Ado About Nothing

    Business Owners, News

    For the Financial Services community, the 2017 Federal Budget will more be known for what it did not contain rather than what it contained. The increase of the Capital Gains Inclusion rate from 50% to 66% or 75%, the taxation of health and dental Benefits to employees, and any changes to the principal residence exemption […]

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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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  • A New Year, a New GBL

    News

    2017 is officially here, and GBL is excited!  After 50 years of hard work in the actuarial industry and building GBL from the ground up, our Founder, Gordon Lang is handing over the reins of GBL to new management.  Don’t worry – Gordon isn’t going anywhere!  He will still be an integral part of GBL.  […]

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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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  • The New Face of GBL

    News

    A Greek philosopher once said, “No great thing is created suddenly”. He must have been referring to a website! After many months of hard work we are finally set to unveil with pride our revamped website, which incorporates our new brand and tagline. We’re pretty pleased at the way it turned out. Hope you are […]

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  • The 2015 Federal Budget

    News

    Our take: Large on promise, low on the medicine that the sugar helps go down. Finance Minister Joe Oliver’s first budget delivered on its promise to be balanced and sets forth the Conservative Government’s Election Platform for 2015. Measures that assist families, seniors, and small businesses, were the major focus for the 2015 Federal Budget. […]

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