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Federal Budget 2021: What You Need to Know!

After waiting more than two years without a Federal Budget, there was a lot of angst among taxpayers fearing Draconian tax measures to help pay for the ballooning deficit. The good news is that the 724 pages of yesterday’s budget did not contain … [Read more...]

What a tax audit will most likely focus on

Here is a shortlist of common tax mistakes which trigger reassessments. Automobile expenses When claiming auto expenses, you need to provide evidence supporting the auto expense allocation between business and personal use. The tax auditor … [Read more...]

The BC Small Business Recovery Grant

On March 4, 2021, B.C. updated the eligibility for the Business Recovery Grant. This grant ranges from $10,000 to $30,000, depending on the size of your business. It is based on pre-COVID annual revenues as follows: Pre-COVID annual … [Read more...]

The one-time, tax-free payment of $1,000 for B.C. Residents

The B.C. Recovery Benefit is a one-time, tax-free payment of: $1,000 for families with incomes under $125,000. Families earning up to $175,000 will qualify for a reduced benefit amount. Single-parent families also qualify for these benefit … [Read more...]

The PST Rebate on Equipment Purchases

The British Columbia government will allow incorporated professionals and other businesses to apply for a 100 per cent rebate of PST paid between September 17, 2020 and September 30, 2021 (“Eligible Time Period”) on purchases or leases of select … [Read more...]

Fast Tracking to Practice Ownership

Suffocating under a $300,000 student loan, most dental graduates decide to work as associates until the student debt is gone. If you really want to pay off your loan quickly, consider becoming an owner as soon as you can. Use a short-term … [Read more...]

Incorporating with Student Debt

There is a general impression, particularly amongst young dentists, that there is no benefit to incorporate as long as they have personal debts. There are significant benefits for a new dentist if they spend less than they earn. Here’s an … [Read more...]

A Great Tax Shelter-Soon to Disappear

Many dentists are taking advantage of a tax strategy of converting the regular dividends from their corporations into a capital gain generating huge savings. To illustrate, the capital gains tax on $200,000 of income from the corporation is about … [Read more...]

CPP Tax Hike Hurts All Canadian Workers

The maximum pensionable earnings and contribution rate for 2021 have now been released and are a surprise to many; the cost of CPP is significantly increasing. Year Max. Pensionable Earnings ($) Employer/ee Contribution Rate (%) Max. Annual … [Read more...]

Ordinary Canadians Pay 40% of all Capital Gains Taxes

40% of Canadians who pay capital gains taxes earn less than $100,000 a year. There is a common misperception that capital gains taxes are only paid by rich Canadians. “Despite what many Canadians believe, most capital gains taxes are paid by … [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 info[at]purtzki.com to request a free consultation.
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