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New Federal and BC Tax Credits for 2015

By | 2015-09-23T15:59:54+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|Tax Tips|

Federal Children's Fitness Amount Tax Credit This is the exciting one. This credit has become a refundable credit for the 2015 and subsequent tax years. In prior years, it was non-refundable, that is, it could reduce your taxes owing, but you would not get anything back if you had zero taxes owing. By being refundable, [...]

Children, Postsecondary Education and Divorce

By | 2016-11-25T02:24:51+00:00 September 15th, 2015|Divorce Self-Help, Financial Planning Steps, Parenting and Finances|

When I was growing up, I was always told that I was responsible for paying for my own university education. My parents wanted me to go to university, but they also wanted me to start learning how to be financially independent. Actually, I’m not sure if it was a conscious decision on their part to [...]