Prior to 2012 Canadians did not have a choice to when they stopped contributing to the CPP. Now that there is a choice, we get into what your options currently are.
There are 4 different credits that used to be available to students in 2016 that have since been eliminated. Do you know what they are?
Many tax planners may remember the tax plan called the Alberta Shuffle. Is it time to look at changing the rates to create a Canada Shuffle? #CdnTax #cdnpoli
In the last episode we had some fun with the Tax On Split Income (TOSI) rules, but it really is time to get serious about them.
The Tax On Split Income (TOSI) rules are written like a bad “escape room” game. The way these rules are written, everyone is caught… unless you can escape… and the exits are not clearly marked. In this episode, Cory G. Litzenberger tries to help you navigate these rules in a high-level tongue-in-cheek approach to them.
Taxpayers that follow the letter of the law in the Income Tax Act might not realize that there is a "catch-all" provision that is what we call the "smell test." If it stinks like GAARbage, the CRA will reassess you.
You may have heard you don't need to register for GST until you have $30,000 in sales. However, this is not always the case, and in this episode, we target an outdated tool used by some practitioners - Management Fees.
It seems like every day there is a new scam pretending to be the CRA. In this episode, we tell you how to protect yourself, what to watch for, and what to do if you, or someone you know, is a victim of a scam.
At some point in their life, many people will move. Moving and the related costs to it can be stressful. Cory G. Litzenberger, CPA, CMA, CFP, C.Mgr takes a look as to how you might be able to get some money back on those costs related to your move.
Everyone has heard from one person or another, "how will they find out" when talking about the Canada Revenue Agency. As a former Income Tax & GST Auditor himself, Cory G. Litzenberger, CPA, CMA, CFP, C.Mgr dives into the realm of Indirect Verification of Income (IVI) to show you some of the tools that the CRA may use in an audit.