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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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Taxation in Retirement

Posted 06 Oct 2014 courtesy of Invesco

We all know the over-worn adage about the inevitability of death and taxes, but just... Read More

Trusts for Small Business Owners

Posted 29 Sep 2014 courtesy of Invesco

The trust has existed under common law for centuries and can be devoted to a... Read More

New Parenthood & Your Finances

Posted 09 Sep 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The birth of your baby is the ideal time to review your insurance policies, your... Read More

Common Law vs. Marriage

Posted 11 Aug 2014 by Melissa Allan

It seems more common in recent years that people don’t enter legal marriages and instead... Read More

Pension Income Splitting

Posted 24 Jul 2014 courtesy of Invesco

In 2006 the Canadian federal government introduced the ability for seniors to split pension income... Read More

Capital Loss Planning

Posted 23 Jun 2014 courtesy of Invesco

Market downturns can provide planning opportunities to take advantage of losses and offset other capital... Read More

Changing the RRIF Rules

Posted 09 Jul 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The C.D. Howe Institute recently released a research paper entitled ‘Outliving Our Savings’ suggesting the... Read More

TFSA Over-Contribution

Posted 16 Jun 2014 by Natalie LeBlanc

In 2009 the Canadian government introduced the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) to help Canadians grow... Read More

CRA Online Access

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Melissa Allan

We would highly recommend registering for an account under your individual Social Insurance Number with... Read More