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How to Improve Your Credit Score

Maintaining a good credit score is important to get back on your feet – financially speaking. If you have been plagued by a poor credit score then you should be patient enough to go through the process of re-establishing the

The Coming Canadian Pre-election

The rich Canadians have a lot to cheer about. The coming budget seems to be designed for them! And every possible opportunity has been used by the government to herald the contents of the budget as a build-up to the

Making Changes in Your Canadian

The periodically changing tax laws, the ignorance of citizens towards it and the constantly changing financial situations of the citizen, together make the correct filling of tax returns an arduous task. That missing crucial receipt, the lack of time for

How To Reduce Taxation on Your C

When you sell your “Capital Property”, which includes your shares, securities, stocks or real estate, for a profit, then you are considered to have received a “Capital Gain”, according to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Reporting and Calculating You are

Saving Big on Medical Expense Ta

Medical Expense Tax Credit applies to any medical related expense incurred for treating a disease or a medical condition. The Canadian Revenue Association (CRA) has identified a wide range of possible medical expenses that are considered eligible for tax deduction

Greater Transparency Advocated b

The Canadian Securities Administration (CSA) in its effort to bring about transparency in compensations collected for financial advices have rolled out the 2nd phase of its new rules called the Client Relationship Model (CRM). The new rules, that will be

Tax Saving Strategies for the Se

There are various ways in which a self-employed person in Canada can save on taxes. A careful consideration of available options could help save you a chunk of cash. Home-Office Deductions As a self-employed Canadian citizen, when you use some

Escaping The Estate Tax Trap For

The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) is set to change the Estate Tax portability regulations. A request has been made to the IRS by the American Institute of CPAs that the present rules be changed and made more “family friendly”. One

Falling Alberta Real Estate Mark

Some of the top mortgage insurers of Canada are watching the failing real estate market situation with increased worry and alertness. They are planning to introduce tougher policy changes to counter the increase in mortgage defaults. Mortgage defaults were rarely

Tax Deductions to be Considered

When you are about to retire, the last thing you want to be concerned about is the payment of your tax. You may have done everything right, saving the right amount in the right place, to enjoy that retired life.