Archive for March, 2019

CPA CANADA FEDERAL BUDGET COMMENTARY

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s message with Budget 2019 is that, thanks to the Federal Government’s investments over the past three years, things are going well — especially for the middle class: more Canadians have full-time jobs, unemployment is at historic lows, wages are growing, consumers and businesses are confident, economic growth is good, and our debt is manageable.

Further details are summarized here Federal Budget Commentary


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Posted: Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 | Categories: Uncategorized.


It’s tax filing – and tax scam – season (March 2019)

Monday, March 18th, 2019

For many years now, there has been a persistent tax scam operating in Canada in which Canadians are contacted, usually by phone, by someone who falsely identifies himself or herself as being a representative of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). 

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Posted: Monday, March 18th, 2019 | Categories: Tax Alerts.


When and how to file this year’s tax return

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Each year, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) publishes a statistical summary of the tax filing patterns of Canadians during the previous filing season. Those statistics for the 2018 show that the vast majority of Canadian individual income tax returns — nearly 87%, or almost 26 million returns — were filed online, using one or the other of the CRA’s web-based filing methods. 

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Posted: Monday, March 11th, 2019 | Categories: Tax Alerts.


What’s new on this year’s tax return?

Monday, March 4th, 2019

While Canadian taxpayers must prepare and file the same form – the T1 Income Tax and Benefit Return – every spring, that return form is never the same from one year to the next. The one constant in tax is change, and every year taxpayers sit down to face a different tax return form than they dealt with the previous year.

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Posted: Monday, March 4th, 2019 | Categories: Tax Alerts.


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