Thursday, June 29, 2017
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The Times, They Are A-Changin’ – Sue Ferreira

Hello, please let me introduce myself. My name is Sue Ferreira and for over 40 years, I practised as an anesthesiologist, in Edmonton, Alberta...

Starting a Business in Vancouver, Need Some Advice on an Appropriate...

Question Hi Phil I’m starting an application and gaming company with 2 close friends of mine in Vancouver. We’ve been told on multiple occasions that going...

Is your corporation at risk of being deemed a personal services...

If your corporation is deemed to be a personal services business (PSB) your corporation is no longer eligible for the small business deduction (SBD)...

Family Income Splitting for Doctors – A Significant Income Tax Saving...

Our physician clients are some of the higher paid professionals in BC. Some making well over $500,000 per year. At these income levels average...

B.C. Pledges $500 Million for Housing Affordability due to Financial Surplus

Upon forecasting a budget-surplus of about $1.94 billion for the first quarter of the 2016-17 fiscal year, the B.C. government has officially announced an...

Moving to BC with Lots of Money and Assets – Things...

Question I'm moving to Victoria BC at the end of the year and will need to setup a consultation to discuss my financial and tax...

Disclosing Offshore Investment Accounts to CRA – Don’t Let CRA Find...

I met with a client a few weeks ago that needed some advice on whether or not to disclose his Swiss offshore investment accounts....

CRA Foreign Tax Credit Review – Please Help!

Question Hi Phil I'm dealing with a CRA review of my T1 foreign tax credit claim and it's driving me nuts. Hopefully you have a good...

Changes Ahead for B.C. Real Estate Regulation

Among British Columbia’s priorities this fall is the hiring of a new superintendent to “oversee the real estate industry,” and the Finance Ministry has...

Local Real Estate Board Continuing Fight Against Foreign Buyer Tax

In response to the fifteen-percent tax on real estate purchases by foreign buyers in the metro Vancouver area, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board...