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Part 2 – Maybe Not a Capital Idea After All

By Jules Hawkins on May 6, 2024

Welcome back. I assume you’ve already read Part 1, published last week. (CLICK HERE if you haven’t) The big question: What do I do…

Maybe Not a Capital Idea After All.

By Jules Hawkins on May 2, 2024

PART 1 of 2 Many of our regular readers are aware that the recent budget proposed to increase the “capital gains* inclusion rate” from…

New CRA Trust Reporting Updates

By Jules Hawkins on February 29, 2024

Why should I read this? The government has introduced new rules that are going to increase the number of people who have to file…

2023 Tax Updates: Underused Housing Tax, CPP Increases, and more!

By Jules Hawkins on December 18, 2023

Happy nearly holidays to everyone! It’s not very seasonal but the landscape of Canadian taxes is ever-changing, and 2023 is no exception. There are…

Maximize Your Benefits: Key Government Incentives Ending in 2023

By Jules Hawkins on November 20, 2023

At Hawkins & Co., we’ve been in discussions with many of our clients regarding these critical updates, and the time has come to share…

Mastering the Art of Paying Your Taxes

By Danielle Ramsten on July 27, 2023

Now it’s not a topic that elicits excitement but is undeniably important: paying our CRA bills. While it’s tempting to avoid this task because…

CRA Penalties & Interest – how to avoid them

By Jules Hawkins on June 27, 2023

This is a very exciting blog, about CRA penalties, interest, and how to avoid them. Nothing that’s new, but – in this era of…

How we get through tax season…dogs and food to the rescue!

By Danielle Ramsten on May 2, 2023

Tax season is a time of both excitement and a little dread for accountants. It’s the time when we get to flex our accounting…

Meet the new “Underused Housing Tax”

By Jules Hawkins on February 21, 2023

Well, it’s for a good cause. We’re all aware that Canada has a housing shortage – and, in some regions, that’s been exacerbated by…