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Budget 2017: What You Need to Know as Small Business Owners & Real Estate Investors

This week marked the completion of our Crossfit Open 2017.  It’s my first time participating in it and it was a lot of fun. I mentioned in my last blog post that I belonged to this 18-34 age group, mixed together with the best…

How to Deduct Home Office Expenses for Real Estate Investors [REVISITED with CRA latest UPDATE]

I’ve shared on my blogs a few times about my involvement in helping out with a charity called the Hamilton Basket Brigade. We raise money, purchase groceries and assemble them into baskets that we donate to local Hamilton families who are…
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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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How to Understand the Canadian Personal Tax System & 3 Successful Factors that can Change your Life

I signed up to commit to a 21-day challenge to wake up at 4:30am every morning for 21 working days. Most of you probably think I am crazy. You might be thinking waking up at 4:30am is not possible. I have to admit that it was tough…
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HST Quick Method: A Simple Secret for Keeping More Money in Your Pocket

It was holiday season and it’s always great time to get together with friends & families. We had four straight days of partying and now we are back to work. For our kids, this is the best time of the year as they receive so many…
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The Secret to Having the Best Year of Your Life

Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all of you. For those of you who are thinking of having a New Year resolution, this is the blog post for you. For years and years, my New Year resolution was to lose 10lbs by the end of that year.…
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4 Tips on Cutting Your Tax Bills for 2016

Erwin and I went on a cruise. Just the TWO of us. Woo-hooh! We are so lucky that my mother-in-law agreed to help take care of the kids. For the first time since I have become a mom, Erwin and I travelled together without our children. I…
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How to Deduct Home Office Expenses for the Self-Employed

(Our last group workout at Radix Performance in Oakville. Source.) A few of my friends become first time moms recently. Being a new mom is not easy. Your body has to heal. You have to learn to breastfeed and you now have another life…
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How to Deduct Entertainment & Meal Expenses for Your Business

I am going to start off my blog post with some great news! First things first, I was finally able to do a rope climb! I’ve never in my life expected myself to be able to climb a rope and I did it this last Thursday! I expected it…