Month: February 2019

Can I Claim a Family Member on My Taxes if They Don’t Live Here?

So, you’re living and working in Canada, but you might have a child or family member that you’re supporting who’s still living back home, outside of Canada. We know the distance must be tough, and you might be wondering whether or not you’re able…

Thinking of becoming a Foster Parent? Here’s 3 things to know

If you’ve taken a child into your care as a foster parent, or are thinking about becoming one, it’s important to know how it might affect your finances and taxes. There’s lots to consider when taking a child into your home, and it can…

Take a Breath for Your Business

Self-care isn’t a buzzword and can impact business

Are You Married in the Eyes of the CRA?

Does “it’s complicated” describe the status of your relationship? If you’re living with your better half, but haven’t made it official, you might be wondering how the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) views your relationship with your partner. Claiming your relationship properly on your taxes…

4 Strategies to Sharpen Your Focus

Every business leader has trouble staying focused, but some find that distraction is a constant that gets in the way of productivity. Symptoms like inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity can get in the way of a productive, focused work day, and in extreme cases are…