Charitable Giving More Important Than Ever Charitable giving is one way that taxpayers can support a cause or organization close to their heart. In 2020, during a time of COVID, ton here are more worthy causes than ever before and fewer people able to contribute. It has been a difficult year for so many. As […]
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of employees are working at home. Many of our clients have asked whether they can claim their home office on next year’s income tax return.
The Federal government recently announced the CERB, Canada Emergency Response Benefit, to provide income assistance to Canadians during this unprecedented time. Unlike your regular paycheque though, income tax will not be withheld by the government. What does this mean? A year from now, when you file your 2020 income tax return you will owe income […]
Have You Gone Digital? You could save on Taxes! There is a new non-refundable digital tax credit that will be available on the 2020 to 2024 income tax returns.
At Calgary’s Choice Tax Services, we always recommend filing your income tax return on time. Canada Revenue Agency are in the business “of taking money” and they want the money they are owed in a timely fashion. As most taxpayers are aware, there is no penalty for filing your return late if you are receiving […]
by Jamie Golombek, October 25, 2019 Woman who used swaps to run TFSA up to $200K from $5K in one year suffers triple loss in court appeal. by Jamie Golombek, October 25, 2019 Most Canadians use TFSAs as intended — as general-purpose savings or investment vehicles to grow funds, tax-free, for future use. And, unlike […]
Posted by Enoch Omololu | Updated on Apr 24, 2019 The 2019 tax filing season will soon be here and if last years timeline is anything to go by, it will kick off around the third week of February 2019. The tax-filing deadline for most Canadians (for the 2018 tax year) is on April 30, 2019. For those […]
An RRSP or a TFSA? Where should you contribute your money? With the RRSP contribution deadline imminent, do you know where to contribute your money? Whether to contribute to an RRSP or TFSA is a decision that many taxpayers are not sure how to resolve. We explain to our clients that an RRSP is […]
In these challenging economic times and with volatile markets everywhere it can be hard to know where to turn for sound financial advice. At Simple Ways To Reduce Your Taxes And Grow Your Investments, Sharon Numerow and Fasial Karmali will break down how easy it can be for anyone to take control of their […]
Should I Invest In A Rental Property? Some taxpayers believe that investing in a rental property is a better alternative to mainstream investing. If you are considering investing in a rental property there are some pros and cons to keep in mind. In most situations you will be required to claim the rental income earned. One […]