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2017 Income Tax Rates

From 2015 there have been a few adjustments to the tax rates in place both federally and provincially. Nova Scotia did not change the rates...

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Big Tax Refund? Here's a Better Alternative

Posted 03 Mar 2015 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

When it comes to tax planning, many Canadians assume that a tax refund each spring... Read More

RRSP Contribution Calculator

Posted 12 Feb 2015 courtesy of

RRSP Contribution Calculator 2014 will estimate your RRSP tax savings based on your RRSP contribution... Read More

File Your Taxes on Time! 2015 Deadlines

Posted 29 Jan 2015 by Victoria Holland, CMA

Most of us are aware of the reporting deadlines imposed on us as taxpayers. Yet,... Read More

What is a Capital Gain?

Posted 13 Jan 2015 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Let's say you bought 100 shares of ABC Corp. for $10 a share. It was... Read More

10 Year-Round Tax Tips

Posted 08 Jan 2015 by Natalie LeBlanc

Tax time is coming. We all know it, some people are probably dreading it, but... Read More

TFSA vs. RRSP Part 3: Motivation of deadlines

Posted 16 Dec 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The final consideration in our series has to do with certain elements of human behavior.... Read More

Cross-border Investment & Tax Planning

Posted 09 Dec 2014 by Melissa Allan

Whether you're a Canadian who resides temporarily in the United States or you're a dual-citizen... Read More

TFSA vs. RRSP part 2: When is one plan better?

Posted 28 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

As we've discussed in Part 1, the "better plan" usually depends on your individual situation.... Read More

TFSA vs. RRSP Part 1: Which Plan is Best?

Posted 21 Nov 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

There are many financial decisions before us as Canadians—do we pay down mortgage debt or... Read More