3 Investment Tips Every Real Estate Investor Can Benefit From
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3 Investment Tips Every Real Estate Investor Can Benefit From

This past week went by fast. It was a fun filling weekend with my mom and my family. We took the kids to a Pirate show downtown Toronto. We even got my mom, who's usually serious, to dress up! My mom is my superhero. She's inspired me…
Tax Questions
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6 Common Tax Questions Asked by Top 200 Realtors & Investors

Happy Mother's day to all of you. It's a special year this year. I finally got to spend my mother's day with my mom, the superhero in my life. 😊 She's in town to visit for a week, spending some quality time with us and enjoying…
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Case Study: 5 Lessons Learned From Lily Buying a Pre-Construction Detached Home

I guess I wrote a somewhat controversial blog post last week, causing a few comments on the Facebook. For the parents out there with young kids, I want to make this point clear – I am not opposed to free daycare.   I have two young…

3 Sad Facts About Ontario’s Free Daycare Proposal

There’s no free lunch.  Or, is there? Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne just announced a free daycare proposal. She's going to implement free daycare by 2020 for children over 2.5 years old until they are old enough to go to kindergarten.…
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How to Hide a $1.4 billion Deficit and Not Go to Jail

March is an exciting month for me. For one, I am almost certain that it will be the last March break that my older child will stay at home.  ☹  Next year, she’s going to JK and we will likely enroll her in a camp. (I can’t believe…
federal budget 2018
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Important Update on the Federal Budget 2018

I went to a conference in sunny San Diego for a few days last week. Like all the other conferences that I have been too, I learned a lot. Some are life lessons from Damon John and Dave Asprey, some are technical skills from various experts.…
7 bookkeeping mistakes
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7 Bookkeeping Mistakes a Real Estate Agent (and All Taxpayers) Should Avoid

Many people asked me how I did it – writing blog posts every single week for the last 3.5 years, accumulating over 150 blog posts today.  Trust me, it hasn’t been easy. I look everywhere for materials that can be relevant to my followers,…
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Top 10 Deductions a Real Estate Investor Should not Miss [Revisited]

2018 is an exciting year. I shared with all of you in an earlier blog post about my 'why', my reason for doing all that I do, which is to be the best I can be. To do this with my accounting practice, I’ve made some plans to provide…

The Tax Impact of Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency & One Last Tax Strategy Before the End of 2017

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies seem to be a hot topic nowadays, so much so that one of my clients called to ask me the tax implications of trading them. The truth is, I know very little about bitcoin. I do, however, know a lot more about the…
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Frustrated With Organizing All Your Receipts? Take a Look at Some of These Accounting Software Solutions

I came across a National Post article about Ontario's fiscal update last week.  According to this article, with Ontario being the largest province in Canada, personal income tax revenues came in short by $2 billion than what the forecast in…