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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…
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Why the Rich Get A LOT Richer with Corporations

Jays are hot these days! :) Watching their games can be stressful, thanks to Donaldson, they somehow managed to sweep the Texas Rangers. Other than cheering to our favorite team, we also did a little bit of charity work this past weekend. We…
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5 Reasons Why You Should have Separate Bank Accounts for Business/Investment

Be grateful. Hussle. Work hard. “Beneath every excuse is a fear. Fears are bravery training.” “Small daily improvements over time lead to staggering result.” “#1 reason to make a massive amount of money is philanthropy.” These…
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How to Calculate Tax Payable on the Sale of Your Rental Properties?

Hi fellow Canadian Real Estate Investors, It was my birthday weekend last week. Erwin arranged a surprised celebration party on Sunday with my best friends. He knows that I’m a geek so we once again went to an escape room. This time…

Top five tax tips to minimize your 2015 personal income tax

2015 has been an amazing year. I gave birth to my son in the middle of the year. Time really flies and he’s now a healthy 20lb baby in just less than half a year. Our accounting practice grew substantially. We are still growing and we…

Be Aware of the Price You Pay for Additional UCCB and other Invisible Taxes

I just got a letter from the government saying that the Universal Child Care Benefits (UCCB) is now increased to $160 per child for children under the age of 6. This is even retroactive to the beginning of this year. So I have had a big fat…
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The Absolute Best Way to Avoid Paying Tax on Capital Gain on Sale of Properties

Recently one of my blog followers asked me this question: what is the best way to avoid paying tax on capital gain on sale of properties? Sadly, unless you don’t make any gain on the sale of your real estate portfolio, you will have to…

This Lower–Income Spouse Tax Splitting Strategy Can Help You!

I was at the Real Estate Investment Network (REIN) annual Authentic Canadian Real Estate (ACRE) event last month. One veteran investor said that she would not touch any real estate investment if it doesn’t provide at least 30% return annually. 30%!…
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A Quick Look at the Federal Budget – How Does it Affect Us All?

A couple days ago when I was driving to Toronto to visit a client, I heard Justin Trudeau’s radio comment about how much he doesn’t like the new Family Tax Cut and how it makes the rich richer. And he will definitely cancel this Family Tax…