Keyword: The TaxLetter

Tax saving tips for salaried employees

It’s a common question at tax-filing time: What employment expenses are tax-deductible by a salaried employee? Peter Still, a Markham, Ont.-based Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified General Accountant (CGA)   Read More

Beware of inheritance tax

Dave and Sandra are in their 50s and have just inherited $150,000. They rent their home. Both are working and making ends meet, but they have very little saved for   Read More

A good estate plan

Peace of mind is a hard thing to come by these days.

People’s lives are so busy with their businesses or jobs, their family, friends and squeezing time in for   Read More

Four Tax-wise Strategies

Maximize your TFSA contribution in 2014

When the Government of Canada introduced Tax Free Savings Accounts effectively beginning in 2009, it set the contribution limit at $5,000 per year.

The plan was   Read More

Financial planning: Life insurance

- Mark Halpern, CFP, TEP

Review your existing life insurance

Do you have adequate life insurance protection? Ensuring you have the right life insurance can be an important component of your overall   Read More

How to tap into your RRSP

 - Samantha Prasad LL.B.

We all know the cardinal rule relating to RRSP withdrawals before maturity: DON’T DO IT!

The tax hit on withdrawals from your RRSP has always been a huge   Read More

RRSPs – A rare tax break

The TaxLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

Some investment advisors think that you should never again contribute to an RRSP. In fact, some go further and   Read More

Year-end tax tips

The TaxLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

The new year is here, so we’ve prepared some quick and easy deductions to help cut your tax bill.   Read More

Bargain stocks: think globally

The Investment Reporter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

 

A few years ago, those struggling for social justice used to say “Think globally, act locally.” Investors struggling   Read More

Give and receive

The TaxLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

Creating a charitable legacy can be one of the most personal and enduring decisions you will ever make.

And   Read More

Two smart tips to help you save on taxes

The TaxLetter, MPL Communications Inc.
133 Richmond St.W., Toronto, ON, M5H 3M8. 1-800-804-8846

Split pension income, save taxes

All’s fair in love… and taxes. At least, that’s the way the Canada Revenue Agency   Read More