Please see the link to the Charities Listings at CRA website. It can be used to confirm if a Canadian charity is registered to help guide your donation decisions. http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/lstngs/menu-eng.html
Last week had a meeting with tax practitioners and CRA representatives. Some things discussed: * “MyCRA” mobile app to view your return status, notice of assessment, benefit and credit information, and RRSP and TFSA contribution room—all on your mobile device. * Online Charities Listings – http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/chrts-gvng/lstngs/menu-eng.html can be used to: confirm if a Canadian[…]
T4 slips begin to arrive in February, good time to think about WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR TAX REFUND.
Effective January 2016 MSP rated will increase by 4.2%. Family of 3 and more will be paying $150/month.
Government Announces the 2016 Automobile Deduction Limits and Expense Benefit Rates for Business.http://www.fin.gc.ca/n15/15-090-eng.asp
Tax rate changes for individuals and tax-free savings account. http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/gncy/bdgt/2015/tc12-eng.html For the 2016 and subsequent tax years, the federal personal income tax rate on taxable income of $45,282 to $90,563 (the second income tax bracket) will be reduced by 1.5% from 22% to 20.5%. For 2016, the Government proposes a TFSA annual contribution[…]
If your business plans to purchase assets in the nearest future, consider to buy in December. Although you just start using the asset, you can claim half-year depreciation in 2015.
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Some thoughts on how to survive holiday shopping. Make a list, set a budget, decide where you will go shopping, and devote specific time. Make it a pleasant activity.