Pay Less Taxes
If I had a nickel for every person I’ve met that wants to volunteer to hand more of their paycheque over to the tax man, I would barely have enough to purchase our free eBook.
We’ll tell you what tax deductions and tax credits work for you, and how to get more of your money on your tax return.
If you’re a business owner, a student, or like donating to charity, scroll down to find out why you might be paying more tax than you have to.
We’re not so cheap that we advocate cheating on your taxes. We’re all for everyone paying their fair share – just not a nickel more!
It is generally agreed upon that charitable giving is a good thing. That is why the government rewards charitable giving by being charitable with your taxes. Which is nice. Free money from the government is always good. In the 2013 Budget, the government created a...read more
Is anyone else sick of dealing with bureaucratic machines that are absolutely terrible at what they are trying to accomplish? To catch a few of you up, I am one of the million or so Canadian citizens that has been residing in Canada and paying my fair share of taxes...read more
Don’t you just love paying for attack ads? I know I do! We’ll the good news is that there is bi-partisan support for one thing in Canada these days, and that is political donations. I always knew that there was a tax deduction for political contributions available in...read more
In case you didn't know, the T1213 (entitled "Request to Reduce Tax Deductions at Source for Tax Year") is a form from the Canada Revenue Agency that lets you take back the interest free loan to the government you give them every time you get a huge honkin' tax...read more
I finally finished doing my taxes (looking forward to a whopping refund of $1147- wish there was more, but beggars can't be choosers, now can they?) and I thought I would share with you some tax tips for those working at home. Back in 2009, I shared some last minute...read more
I know it's early to be talking about Canadian tax saving strategies, but I thought I would talk about my experience with flow through shares since it doesn't seem like there's much information out there on this topic. Besides, it's never too early to be talking about...read more
Professor Benjamin Alarie who is an associate professor of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (shout out to the T-dot lol) recently launched, with the help of his law students, a new non-commerical website (read- no ads!) called TaxWiki.ca which aims to provide...read more
Yes.. I mentioned the "D" word. Debt. Just letting that word roll off your tongue makes you feel like you have halitosis. Well, get that tongue scraper and Listerine out, because as surprising(and somewhat crazy) as this may sound, there is such thing good debt AND...read more
It's that time of year again! TAX TIME! If you didn't get a chance to implement any of my 16 Tax Tips for Year End, don't fret, my friend, there's still time to get more money back from your tax return! NOTE: These suggestions are for the Canadian Tax system. If you...read more
Tiger Woods: Here are 16 Last Minute Tax Tips for Year End (hey! same number as your mistress count!)
I'm not actually sure what the current mistress count for Tiger Woods is, but last I checked, it was 16. I thought I would write up a post about the last minute tax tips before the end of the year to help decrease your tax burden for 2009. This post isn't really...read more