Salary or Dividend? Shareholder Remuneration Revisited 2021

Recently, I decided to crunch some tax numbers for shareholders of a CCPC who are hoping to increase their take home pay in order to get into the BC real estate market.  Canadian taxpayers know that the tax rates in recent years have crept up.  What is commonly less known is that the tax rules and rates pertaining to dividends

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Canadian Tax Issues 2021 and Beyond

The BC economy is reopening slowly. We need to start planning for the “normal” time again as the physical threats brought about by the pandemic subside.  Which means, bc tax planning will move up in importance in the very near future. With all the government assistance and money printing that went on during the heart of the pandemic, taxpayers who

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Thinking About Buying a Small Business? Vancouver Tax Advice You Need to Know!

Successful entrepreneurs are often on the hunt to acquire other businesses for strategic reasons. Acquiring a competitor to increase market share or buying out a supplier to add synergy to an existing business are just a few of the reason entrepreneurs seek acquisitions. When a business is up for sale negotiation, the seller of the business has a huge advantage

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