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Canadian Business Owners Need To Complain

The federal government is considering making changes to taxation in this country. You might have heard complaints from some groups. The actual conversation is about reducing the ability of small business owners to split income with family members through dividends. The question I am asking “Why does the federal government want to take more tax […]

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Signs and Metrics

I took this picture before I did the hike. The signs serve a couple of purposes. The one about “pack in and pack out” explains a best practice of hikers everywhere. The sign about trapping makes reference to a law. The small sign that says Island Trails is a promotional sign, letting you know who […]

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Can You Get a Receipt for Parking?

One of the issues with CRA audits is having receipts for all of the expenses that you are claiming for tax purposes. There are a couple of examples that have plagued us over the years, dollar stores, pay phones and parking meters. Pay phones are no trouble anymore because nearly everyone has a cell phone. […]

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Can We Take the Politics Out of Governance?

It is hard to keep your eyes away from the train wreck that is the American political system. As I have said before in this space, it appears the politicians think that they owe more allegiance to their party than the people who elected them. Politics is about power, getting it and keeping it. Governance […]

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Liberal Government Planning More Taxes on Success

The federal government is planning to increase the income tax paid by “wealthy” Canadians. This sounds like a more reasonable idea than what they are really suggesting. The plan they are putting forward for discussion will increase the taxes being charged to self-employed Canadians who have created and operate successful businesses. Words are important and […]

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