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Reducing your RRIF withdrawal

In March, the government lowered the annual minimum withdrawal amount for RRIF’s by 25% for 2020. This measure was a result of many retirees experiencing a drastic drop in their investment portfolios as the pandemic created havoc in the investment … [Read more...]

CEWS audit strategy is intimidating

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has started to audit the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), and it took employers and accountants by surprise. The purpose of the CEWS audit program, according to CRA, “is to identify the types and levels of … [Read more...]

B.C.’s Economic Recovery Plan

The BC government introduced its economic recovery plan, which provides the following incentives for businesses and professionals. Here is a summary. BC PST Rebate on Machinery & Equipment Effective September 17, 2020, eligible … [Read more...]

September 30 is deadline for personal taxes and instalments

On September 30, you have to pay any income taxes owing on your 2019 personal income tax returns. You will not be charged penalties and interest, as long as you make the payment and file the return by the September 30 deadline. September 30 is … [Read more...]

Are you financially prepared to support your aging parents?

Many Canadians expect that providing financial support to their elderly parents will have a major impact on their finances, a 2019 survey commissioned by FP Canada reveals. Of more than 1,500 Canadians surveyed, 14% among those with a living … [Read more...]

Brace yourself for a tax on your home

The worry about a tax on your principal residence started with an article in the Blacklock’s Reporter. It claims that the federal government is considering a home equity tax and that CMHC is spending $250,000 to research this initiative at the UBC … [Read more...]

RESP withdrawal strategies

Sophie is looking forward to start her post-secondary education. To pay for the university fees of $15,000, which includes $7,000 of tuition fees, her mom is planning to use the RESP, which has a balance of $90,000. In addition to her contribution of … [Read more...]

Are you on track to retire on time?

To determine your retirement income, you have to consider all the variables, such as your current age, your anticipated retirement age, your current income, and your target retirement income. According to Fidelity Investments, you should be able … [Read more...]

August 31, 2020 deadline for business loan and rent relief!

CEBA (Canada Emergency Business Account) Please note that the deadline to submit an enrollment request form under the CEBA  program is August 31, 2020. If your total employment income paid in the 2019 calendar year was greater than $20,000 and … [Read more...]

New CRB $400/week benefit and other goodies!

Four days ago, our new Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland announced new measures to support Canadian workers through the next phase of the recovery. CERB Extension CERB to date has paid out about $70 billion to over 8.5 million Canadians. Prior … [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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