No One Wakes Up and Suddenly Decides to Become Charitable One Day

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In the past, I would never describe myself as being particularly charitable. It’s not that I wasn’t compassionate or I was completely selfish, but to be honest, I didn’t think that anything I contributed towards charity would make a meaningful difference. I wasn’t able to write a significant cheque. The other reason, there wasn’t a particular cause that I was … Read More

10 Simple Ways to Pay Less Tax Through Your Business?

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This week’s federal government budget illustrated that the federal government might be easing off its assault on small business owners.  They are moving forward with the proposal to eliminate the tax on split income (TOSI) for dividends paid to non-participating family members within a business.  They have eased off on the passive investment income that a business owner can keep … Read More

7 Succession Planning Best Practices for Business Owners

Are Your Business Succession Plans in Place? In my dealings with business owners over the years, there are a number of similarities that consistently are apparent in dealing with company succession plans: there often isn’t an absolute succession plan in place; not enough time exists between planning an exit strategy from their business and executing upon it; and part of … Read More