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What Party Promises the Best Tax Breaks For You?

Here is a comparison of the Federal Parties’ election platforms dealing with corporate and personal income tax. Depending which Party forms the next government on October 21, the proposed tax changes will have a big impact on the income tax you will … [Read more...]

Anxiety, Depression and Phobias may be eligible for Disability Tax Credit

The Tax Court of Canada recently considered whether a taxpayer’s anxiety disorder qualified for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC). The taxpayer was a woman who had been diagnosed by a psychiatrist as suffering from severe social anxiety disorder. … [Read more...]

Critical Illness Insurance – It’s Worth Another Look

You have good practice income, and you are well covered by life- and disability insurance. Any additional insurance does not seem necessary. Take a look at Critical Illness (CI) insurance. Once you learn more about it, the benefits become more … [Read more...]

Harnessing the Power of Compounding

If you had to choose between a gift of $5 million today or one penny that would double in value daily for 31 days, which would you pick? If you chose the compounding penny option, you are the winner. That option would give you $10,737,418 in 31 days. … [Read more...]

Insurance Mistakes to Avoid

The insurance costs for malpractice, life insurance, disability, and overhead are significant, yet many doctors spend even more money on insurance, often without receiving any more benefits. With every doctor at the early stages of the career … [Read more...]

Distributing Your Estate Assets Fairly

Most of us have a cavalier attitude about preparing our last will. We seldom set aside the time such an important document deserves to address the unique circumstances of our family, practice, and financial lives. Your lawyer may, as a reward for … [Read more...]

The Challenge of Building Wealth

One would expect that top income earners like doctors never have to worry about saving for retirement, paying for college education, paying off a large house mortgage or treating themselves to a ski vacation in St. Moritz. Contrary to popular belief, … [Read more...]

A Simple Strategy to Boost Your Investment Returns

One investor shared his strategy with the Globe and Mail’s finance columnist, Rob Carrick, the other day. It is worth repeating because it is both simple and smart. This reader proposes to use two-thirds of his funds to invest in the Vanguard … [Read more...]

How Joint Home Ownership Leads to Messy Estate Fights

There always has been the rule that if real estate is owned as “joint tenants”, then the survivor of the joint owners will automatically become the sole owner. This right to survivorship will bypass any provisions in the testament. This principle … [Read more...]

Using debt to create wealth

Even if you hate being in debt, it’s impossible to live without it. So why not accept the fact that you are likely to be in debt throughout your career. There will be student loans and a home mortgage at the beginning, practice purchase loans at … [Read more...]

Our New Dentist Program is designed to help new dentists start their career with a solid financial foundation.

What sets us apart from other dental CPA firms is our years of experience working closely with dentists. We offer an unmatched skill set that goes way beyond routine accounting and tax planning. From Practice purchase or Start up assistance and loan financing to practice management and financial/retirement planning, we will help you manage every aspect of the financial side of your dental career.

Call at 604-669-7558 or email us at purtzki[at]purtzki.com to request a free consultation.
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