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Canadian Investing Taxes

Investing Taxes: Dividends, Interest & Capital Gains

By FT October 21, 2023

Are you curious about how investing taxes are calculated on capital gains, dividends, and interest in Canada? I’m not a tax expert, but with tax…

How Flow Through Shares Work

Investing in Flow Through Shares in Canada

By FT August 13, 2023

Since writing my original “How to Buy Flow Through Shares in Canada” article over a decade ago, I’m consistently surprised at how many people are…

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StudioTax Review 2024

By Clark January 7, 2022

StudioTax is certified tax preparation software for Canadian personal income tax returns. It is provided by BHOK IT Consulting and is now also available for…

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Income Splitting Tax Strategy – Spousal Investment Loan

By FT August 19, 2019

A couple of years ago, I wrote about income splitting strategies to help reduce family taxes in the scenario that one spouse makes significantly more…

Capital Gains Tax When Converting Currency

Capital Gains Tax when Converting Currency

By FT February 8, 2016

When I wrote about some low cost ways to convert your valuable US Dollars (USD) back into Canadian dollars (USD), there was a comment about…

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Best Financial Advisors in Canada

By Kyle Prevost March 2, 2024

When looking for the best financial advisors in Canada (or best financial planners in Canada) you’re inevitably going to encounter a lot of confusion and…

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What is Income Splitting?

By FT February 24, 2024

Income splitting is a tax-saving strategy that divides a stream of income between family members (usually two spouses). The goal is to apportion as much…

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Retirement Planning in Canada (RRSP Season)

By Kyle Prevost January 20, 2024

With “RRSP season” and annual financial goal setting in full swing, Canadian retirement planners are out there in full force ready to “help”. Honestly, the…

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Do I Need an Accountant To Do My Taxes?

By FT January 16, 2024

Two of the most common questions that I have gotten in our MDJ inbox over the years are: Do I need an accountant to do…

Canadian Investing Taxes

Investing Taxes: Dividends, Interest & Capital Gains

By FT October 21, 2023

Are you curious about how investing taxes are calculated on capital gains, dividends, and interest in Canada? I’m not a tax expert, but with tax…

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Wealthsimple Tax Review (Formerly SimpleTax)

By Dale Roberts September 16, 2023

What is Wealthsimple Tax? If you enjoy doing taxes, you are likely an accountant, or you are one of a very select group who enjoys…

How Flow Through Shares Work

Investing in Flow Through Shares in Canada

By FT August 13, 2023

Since writing my original “How to Buy Flow Through Shares in Canada” article over a decade ago, I’m consistently surprised at how many people are…

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TFSA vs RRSP- Which One is Better?

By Marc April 20, 2023

Canadians have fantastic options when it comes to registered accounts. Registered accounts are beneficial for many reasons, the main reason being that they are tax…

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13 Top Tax Breaks for Seniors in Canada

By Kyle Prevost April 9, 2023

With tax season hitting full stride, and our recent focus on retirement planning, I thought a look at the most used tax breaks for seniors…

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