When it comes to your credit, how do you rank? If you’re like the majority of Canadians, there’s a good chance you aren’t sure – our recent poll found 70% of respondents were in the dark about their credit score.
Are you a first time taxpayer? From forms to claims, check out our tips for filing – and how to get the biggest return possible.
Are you taking full advantage of your RRSP tax savings? As tax season approaches, here are 4 tips to make the most of your money.
Despite a slowing economy, Canadian small business continues to boom. Read more about the driving factors behind this entrepreneurial spirit, and what you need to know when considering the leap to self employment.
The Conservative government has released highlights from their Fall agenda, and small business tax breaks are on the table. This measure would boost Canadian job creation, as well as support the exporting industry.
There are some seriously steep discounts to be had just south of the border. Before you head off to cash in at the outlet malls, though, make sure you understand the rules of paying duty taxes – and how to travel into the U.S. stress-free.
Today marks the Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympic Games – and prompts the exchange of billions of dollars as a result. In what is rumoured to be one of the most grandiose Games to date – and as no cost is spared when it comes to this prestigious competition – what will the economic impact be of the Olympics?
Paying taxes may be a groan-worthy concept under the best of circumstances – but it’s a whole other ball game when you’re self employed. No longer relegated to springtime tax season, freelancers need to keep their tax requirements top-of-mind year-round. We’ve got a few pointers to help you navigate the world of receipt hoarding, harmonized sales tax and write-offs with a little less pain – and potentially more profit for you!
Being your own boss certainly comes with some sweet perks- nothing beats creating your own schedule and choosing your work. But self employment can leave you more vulnerable in times of need, and present unique challenges if you’re looking for some extra cash. Fortunately, you are still eligible for employment insurance and loans – the key is to be prepared.
No one wants to get audited, but it happens. If it does happen, though, you’ll want to be prepared. Today we’re going to talk about the red flags CRA looks for and how to avoid waving those flags, as well as how to prepare for an audit, should it ever occur. As with most things in life, the more prepared you are, the easier the situation is to deal with.