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Mississauga Tax News

Nurse practitioners can now certify the Disability Tax Credit Certificate

Did you know that nurse practitioners can now fill out and sign Form T2201, Disability Tax Credit Certificate? This ensures more options for Canadians who want to apply for the disability tax credit (DTC), making the application process easier and more accessible. Through Budget 2017, the Government of Canada has made a change to recognize nurse practitioners…

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Canada Revenue Agency announces maximum pensionable earnings for 2018

The maximum pensionable earnings under the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) for 2018 will be $55,900—up from $55,300 in 2017. The new ceiling was calculated according to a CPP legislated formula that takes into account the growth in average weekly wages and salaries in Canada. Contributors who earn more than $55,900 in 2018 are not required…

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Small Business Tax Rate Drops in 2018

December 28, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada When you have an economy that works for the middle class, you have a country that works for everyone. The Government is committed to building a strong economy and a fairer and more efficient tax system that benefits all Canadians. That is why as…

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Changes in 2016

Income splitting tax credit – The family tax cut has been eliminated for the 2016 year and future tax years. However, if you are receiving a pension, you may be able to split your eligible pension income with your spouse or common-law partner to reduce your taxes. Children’s fitness tax credit – For 2016, the maximum…

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The Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec announce measures in support of the community organizations involved in the Volunteer Program

Montréal (Quebec), January 28, 2017 The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Quebec Finance Minister Carlos J. Leitão are happy to announce the creation of a discussion forum in support of the community organizations that are involved in the Volunteer Program. The announcement was made during a volunteer training day held in Montréal.…

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Government of Canada participates in meeting of tax administrations to share findings on Panama Papers

January 20, 2017                       Ottawa              Canada Revenue Agency Hard-working Canadians who pay their taxes to support the social programs that benefit all Canadians are tired of seeing certain wealthy individuals and large corporations not pay their part. This is not fair and has to change. The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue, today highlighted that…

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Do you own foreign property that needs to be reported to the Canada Revenue Agency? If so, you may be able to take advantage of a new simplified reporting method

Did you know? Taxpayers who own specified foreign property costing more than $100,000 but less than $250,000throughout the year can now file Form T1135, Foreign Income Verification Statement using a new simplified reporting method. This simplified reporting method reduces your paperwork while allowing the CRA to continue to address international tax evasion and aggressive tax…

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5 ways to brighten your financial future

Did you know? November is Financial Literacy Month in Canada. Financial literacy is defined as having the knowledge, skills and confidence to make responsible financial decisions at any stage of your life. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is proud to celebrate Financial Literacy Month and offers the following facts and helpful planning tips. Important facts…

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Teach students about taxes!

Teaching Taxes This product provides secondary school students with information about Canada’s tax system, and their rights and responsibilities as taxpayers. It’s a great tool to help students get it right from the start and meet their tax obligations. The learning material is provided in 180 minutes of in-class instructions and exercises, available in a…

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