5 Impacts on Transferring Rental Properties into a Corporation

Real estate investors usually start investing in their personal names. It’s easy, simple and the cheapest form of ownership. Once they test the water, many of them decide that they will continue their investing journey. Some investors…
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Unfair Proposed Tax Changes Entrepreneurs Need to Know About

Nothing makes me more upset when reading this consulting paper released by the Finance Minister this past Tuesday. Our government always seems to forget, the objective behind taxing people is to raise sufficient funds to provide for our…

Why Incorporation is the Way to Go for High-Earning Realtors

It was nice spending time meeting so many great people at Realtor Quest 2017 and the Rock Star Inner Circle member event. Despite the business of my schedule last week, I managed to take my Sunday off with my two lovely kids. Robin asked…
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Do You Make These Mistakes When You File Rental Income in Your Corporation?

Happy belated Easter everyone! I hope all of you enjoyed your Easter as much as I did. We are so fortunate that our neighborhood hosted an annual Easter Egg Hunt every Easter Sunday.  We have been participating ever since we moved here…
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5 Tips to Determine Whether You Should Setup a 3 Tiered Corporate Structure to Own Your Business & Rental Portfolio

January came and went. So has February. For those of you who are wondering if I am still sticking with my 4:30am wake up time, it’s getting bigger and better. March and April are the busiest time of the year as a public accountant.…
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How to Take Cash Out from Your Corporation and Lower Your Tax Liability?

Happy belated Valentine’s Day to all of you. Erwin and I had a very uneventful Valentine’s day. We spent the day resting at home, trying to rest and recover from our illnesses. I got a very nice present from him – a MUSE headband…
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Understanding the Pros & Cons of Different Business Structures so You Know When to Incorporate

On Saturday, it was the first Rock Star Inner Circle member event. For those of you who don’t know what Rock Star Inner Circle does, you can go to their website here to find out more. I was up on the stage to share some tax tips with over…
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How to Protect Your Asset Using a Corporation

A Corporation is considered a separate legal entity. It files its own tax return and can operate its own business. It can also be sued. One of the main reasons why an investor would incorporate is that they are concerned with their potential…
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How to Use A Corporation to Lower Your Tax Liability

One of my new values this year is to make myself happy. I love trying new things all the time. Trying new things always make me happy. So my action item is to think of something new to do every single week. Something new doesn’t have…
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Dividends vs. Salary: 5 Tips to Help You Choose How to Get Paid From Your Corporation

It’s not always easy to come up with a topic to write every week. Recently, someone suggested to me that I should write about how to teach finance to kids these days. I dragged on to write about this for weeks. Quite frankly, I couldn’t…