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Category: Corporate Taxes

Tax Planning Tips for Doctors in Toronto

We all have to plan our taxes. It is essential to make a good financial strategy. When you know about all the taxes, you know exactly how much you have to pay and when. This way, you would avoid the penalties and remain compliant with all the rules and regulations. We have seen that the…
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Is It Possible to Pay Fewer Taxes on Rental Properties in Toronto?

Becoming a landlord in Toronto is not as easy as it looks. Anyone can buy property, but if you want to rent it out, there are some responsibilities you need to consider. You’d have to be ready all the time to solve all the tenants’ problems. For instance, if the pipe is leaking on your…
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Oecd’s Plan For Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate Just Got Backed By 130 Countries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an organization in Paris, has announced the global minimum corporate tax, which should be 15%. It claims that they would be able to yield around $150 billion annually in the additional global tax. Apart from that, it has also been said that those doing businesses in a…
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The History of Corporate Income Tax and Definitions

All the residents of Canada who are running a corporation have to file a corporation income tax (T2) return every tax year. It doesn’t matter if there is tax payable or not. That’s the reason why you need to have a detailed understanding of the corporate income tax. Non-profit organizations, tax-exempt organizations, and inactive corporations…
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4 Strategies for a Small Business in Canada to Reduce Income Tax

There are approximately one and a half million small businesses in Canada right now. The reason for such a significant number is the Canadian rules and regulations for small businesses. There are many official and legal ways to expand your small business in Canada. You can lower or reduce your small business income tax as…
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5 Tips to Deal with CRA Tax Obligations

When you work somewhere, you don’t have to worry about your tax obligations to the CRA, as your employer will primarily remit all the payroll related tax liabilities to the CRA. All you need to do is to file your personal income tax return every year and fill out all the data of T4 Slips…
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Did You Miss Your Tax Filing Deadline for 2020? Here’s what you should do next!

Missing out important tax filing deadlines for 2020 will certainly lead you to face some consequences in terms of paying high-interest charges & the CRA penalties. There are certain benefits, rebates, and tax credits that you can claim in your tax filings including child benefits, trillium benefits, workers’ benefits, property & sales tax credits, GST/HST…
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Imperatives of Corporate Tax Planning for Small Businesses in Canada

‘Corporate Tax Planning’ is an attempt to reduce tax liabilities using different tax reduction strategies. To get the most out of your tax strategies, you need to start the tax planning process well before the end of the fiscal year. Writing-off assets, bonus declaration, and the investment in RRSP account are some of the important…
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All You Need to Know About GST / HST in Canada

Introduction: The Harmonized Sales Tax is a consumption tax in Canada. It is used in provinces where both the federal goods and services tax and the regional provincial sales tax have been combined into a single value-added sales tax i.e. HST. For Ontario – HST is 13%; if your business collects GST/HST on sales, it…
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How to Incorporate a Business in Canada

This article will give you a brief understanding of the importance of incorporating a business in Canada as well as give you a step-by-step process of how to incorporate. An incorporated business is a legal entity that is separate from its owners and shareholders. Canadian businesses can be incorporated at the federal or at the…
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