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Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

SB Partners is committed to keeping you informed on the latest COVID-19 developments. Since the beginning of March, restrictions, and measures related to COVID-19 have rapidly escalated. On March 18, 2020, the Government of Canada announced a series of measures designed to support the finances of individuals, businesses, charities, and non-profit organizations. Since then, on an … Continued

Incorporation for Real Estate Agents in Ontario

Bill 145, Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020 received Royal Assent on March 4, 2020 meaning that real estate agents in Ontario are allowed to incorporate their own Personal Real Estate Corporation (PREC). Rules, regulations and licensing details will be readily available in the coming months outlying how a PREC is to operate in … Continued

Tax Tips for 2019 Year-End

1. Up to $26,500 RRSP Contribution You have until Monday, March 2, 2020, to make a contribution to your RRSP and be able to take a deduction on your 2019 tax return. Be sure to check your 2018 Notice of Assessment from the CRA to confirm your RRSP contribution room for 2019. An over-contribution in … Continued

Health & Leadership

John Chisholm, Partner and CEO of SB Partners discusses 3 things that any leader can start today to help establish a healthy leadership edge…

Is Trust in Crisis?

John Chisholm, Partner and CEO publishes a column in BIZ Magazine each quarter.  The following was published in BIZ Magazine’s Q1 issue. January to April is the busiest time of year for CPA’s.  Although demanding, it is also the most rewarding for me.  Nothing can replace the value of face to face meetings with your … Continued

International Women’s Day 2019

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights.” – Gloria Steinem With the approach of International Women’s Day 2019 on March 8, and its theme of #BalanceforBetter, SB Partners recognizes that gender balance contributes … Continued

Quebec QST Changes

Non-Canadian Residents Effective, January 1, 2019, non-Canadian resident suppliers of intangible personal property and services will be required to register under the new QST system if consideration for all taxable supplies provided to consumers located in Québec exceeds $30,000 in the preceding 12-month period. Read More GST/HST Registrants Effective, September 1, 2019, non-Canadian resident and … Continued

Tip 9 – Tax on Split Income | Tax on Passive Income

This note continues Tax Principal Raffaele Ruberto’s ten-week Friday Tax Tip series, helping business owners and their family members mitigate the new Tax on Split Income (“TOSI”) and upcoming Tax on Passive Income (“TOPI”) rules. As always, if there are any topics you would like addressed, or have specific questions you need answered, just send an email to rruberto@sbpartners.ca Tax on Split Income | Tip 9 … Continued

Tip 8 – Tax on Split Income | Tax on Passive Income

This note continues Tax Principal Raffaele Ruberto’s ten-week Friday Tax Tip series, helping business owners and their family members mitigate the new Tax on Split Income (“TOSI”) and upcoming Tax on Passive Income (“TOPI”) rules. As always, if there are any topics you would like addressed, or have specific questions you need answered, just send an email to rruberto@sbpartners.ca Tax on Split Income | Tip 8 … Continued

Tip 7 – Tax on Split Income | Tax on Passive Income

This note continues Tax Principal Raffaele Ruberto’s ten-week Friday Tax Tip series, helping business owners and their family members mitigate the new Tax on Split Income (“TOSI”) and upcoming Tax on Passive Income (“TOPI”) rules. As always, if there are any topics you would like addressed, or have specific questions you need answered, just send an email to rruberto@sbpartners.ca Tax on Split Income | Tip 7 … Continued