Taxation of Stock Options

Taxation of Stock Options

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Stock options are a popular way for companies to attract and retain key employees.  So what happens when an employee is granted stock options by a Canadian-Controlled Private Corporation (“CCPC”)? There are no tax consequences to the employee when the stock options are granted or when the options are exercised by the employee. When the […]

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Buying a Business – 5 Things Not To Forget

Purchasing a business can be a time-consuming and stressful event for any business owner, even those who have already run businesses before.   Here are a few things that are often forgotten but best remembered. It always takes longer than you think it will – Occasionally the process of buying a business can be done in […]

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RRSPs and the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP)

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It’s RRSP time again, and many people may be trying to decide whether or not to invest their money in an RRSP.  As you make that decision, don’t overlook the possible financial advantage of the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP). With the HBP, anyone who hasn’t owned a home in the last five years can use […]

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Plan Ahead for New SR&ED Rules

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The changes to the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (“SR&ED”) program announced in the 2012 Federal Budget may have an impact on your 2013 SR&ED claim.  Here’s a short summary of the main changes and some possible planning points to allow you to maximize your SR&ED claim. 1. Reduced Investment Tax Credit (“ITC”) Rate for […]

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2020 Personal Income Tax Filings

2020 Personal Income Tax Filings

In spite of the challenging environment we are all facing as result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, we have yet to hear from Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) regarding any filing extensions…

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Wage & Rent Subsidy Support Continues to June 2021

Wage & Rent Subsidy Support Continues to June 2021

On March 3, 2021 the Government of Canada announced that it would continue financial support to June 5, 2021 to businesses effected by the COVID-19 global pandemic. …

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2020 Personal Tax Checklist

2020 Personal Tax Checklist

It will soon be time to file your 2020 personal tax return. Please download the checklist which will assist you in assembling the necessary information …

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