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!

What Can You Claim on Your Taxes?

Tax Deductions On Political Contributions in Canada

How to Get More Money Back On Your Tax Return

Tax Deductions on Rental Property in Canada

Tax Deductions for Bloggers

How and Why to Use a T1213 Form

16 Last Minute Tax Tips for Canadians

What is the Canadian First Time Donor’s Super Credit?

How to Get More Money Back from your Tax Return

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!  I started filing my own taxes last year. Before that, I hired...

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What is the First Time Donor’s Super Credit?

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...

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“USA Citizens” and The RESP/TFSA Battle

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...

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Tax Deduction For Political Contributions

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...

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Why I won’t be filling out a T1213 for my Tax Return

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...

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Last Minute "Blogging as a Business" Tax Tips

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...

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5 Ways to Improve Your 401K

  Here's a guest post by fellow PF blogger PT Money (aka Phil Taylor) who started blogging since 2007 and has a limit-less site talking about saving money, debt reduction, and living a frugal life.  I thought I would include his post on 401K's because I wanted to...

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Flow Through Shares…Explained!

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...

read more – One Stop for your Canadian Tax Questions

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 which aims to provide...

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Good Debt vs Bad Debt

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...

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