The CERB and Income Tax

The Federal government recently announced the CERB, Canada Emergency Response Benefit, to provide income assistance to Canadians during this unprecedented time. Unlike your regular paycheque though, income tax will not be withheld by the government. What does this mean? A year from now, when you file your 2020 income tax return you will owe income […]

Do You File Your Income Tax Return Late?

At Calgary’s Choice Tax Services, we always recommend filing your income tax return on time. Canada Revenue Agency are in the business “of taking money” and they want the money they are owed in a timely fashion. As most taxpayers are aware, there is no penalty for filing your return late if you are receiving […]

TFSA’s and the Law.

by Jamie Golombek, October 25, 2019 Woman who used swaps to run TFSA up to $200K from $5K in one year suffers triple loss in court appeal. by Jamie Golombek, October 25, 2019 Most Canadians use TFSAs as intended — as general-purpose savings or investment vehicles to grow funds, tax-free, for future use. And, unlike […]

Did You Know You Can Claim Expenses For Your Support Animal?

Did you know that CRA has made changes to the medical expense tax credit to allow taxpayers to claim certain expenses for a support animal   For taxpayers who require specialized training for an animal, to help them cope with an impairment, the expense can be claimed as a medical expense. Currently, the following impairments […]

2019 TAX FILING DEADLINE AND WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Posted by Enoch Omololu | Updated on Apr 24, 2019  The 2019 tax filing season will soon be here and if last years timeline is anything to go by, it will kick off around the third week of February 2019. The tax-filing deadline for most Canadians (for the 2018 tax year) is on April 30, 2019. For those […]

Simple Ways To Reduce Your Taxes and Grow Your Investments

  In these challenging economic times and with volatile markets everywhere it can be hard to know where to turn for sound financial advice. At Simple Ways To Reduce Your Taxes And Grow Your Investments, Sharon Numerow and Fasial Karmali will break down how easy it can be for anyone to take control of their […]