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8 benefits of hiring a professional bookkeeper

Sep 28, 2020
Find out what benefits your business will see if you outsource your bookkeeping.

Tags: Bookkeeping, Farm Taxes, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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Capital Cost Allowance for Farmers

Sep 17, 2020
If you need to buy a major capital asset like a building, machinery or equipment to use in your farming business, consider buying it before the end of your fiscal year to claim tax depreciation. Learn more about how to use the capital cost allowance (CCA) to reduce your income on your tax return.

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Why you need a year-end tax plan

Aug 31, 2020
Year-end tax planning means working with your tax or financial advisor before the end of the year to analyze your financial exposure to various tax scenarios. That way you can move quickly to minimize any adverse effects of changes in tax structure.

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Work-space-in-the-home expenses for remote employees

Jul 30, 2020
Right now, if an employee wants to claim work-space-in-the-home expenses, certain conditions must be met. Find out what the current rules are surrounding work-space-in-the-home expenses, what paperwork your employees will need and how they can claim this expense on their tax return.

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New measures to support the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Apr 20, 2020
To support agricultural producers during the COVID-19 crisis, the federal government will provide $50 million in funding to farmers, fish harvesters and other food production and processing employers that hire temporary foreign workers. Read more about the funding available.

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A guide to COVID-19 financial relief for small business

Mar 18, 2020
Read up-to-date information about all new federal programs that help small businesses impacted by COVID-19. You’ll also find links to free tools to help you with program applications.

Tags: member updates, covid-19 updates, government updates

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What your small business needs to know about COVID-19

Mar 17, 2020
On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. The World Health Organization says everyone must play a role to stop the spread of the disease. This includes businesses and employers.

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Nova Scotia Budget Report 2020

Feb 28, 2020
Starting April 1, 2020, the general corporate tax rate in Nova Scotia will decrease from 16% to 14%. The small business tax rate will decrease from 3% to 2.5%. Read the highlights from our tax analysts.

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B.C. Budget Report 2020

Feb 25, 2020
On Feb. 18, 2020, B.C. Finance Minister Carole presented the province’s fiscal 2020–21 budget. Our tax analysts have reviewed the updates and listed the highlights.


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FBC Reviews: February 2020

Feb 19, 2020
Read the latest FBC reviews to learn how we help our Members make life less taxing.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Small Business Taxes, Trades Taxes

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