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Vehicles for Business: Auto deductions | Tax | Money Savings

Vehicles for Business: Auto deductions | Tax | Money Savings

| September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Car-related tax deductions exist, but the rules are fairly restrictive If you use a vehicle to earn employment or business income, the Canada Revenue Agency allows you to make some auto-related deductions on your tax return, but the government cannot be said to be generous in this area. Those who lease a vehicle can claim […]

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Family Business: How SME income-splitting works | Tax | Money Savings

| August 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

It’s exhilarating and liberating to watch your small business grow and become a success. After long hours of stress and hard work, you’re finally on the map. But as your unincorporated small business begins to thrive, its increasing revenue may begin pushing you into a higher tax bracket. The potential for income-splitting within the family […]

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Canmore Cave Tour Adventure | Budget Adventure Travel

Canmore Cave Tour Adventure | Budget Adventure Travel

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

The closest I came to visiting a cave was in Oman and  the Dominican Republic. It was incredible to experience the world from the life of the Hobbit . But these caves were more like caverns that offered full upright walk-ability for all heights. Crawling through tight spaces is another thing. So when I realized that […]

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Pepper, the Calgary bunny, visits Fernie | Budget Adventure Travel

| November 1, 2017 | 7 Comments

| Traveling with a bunny rabbit | It can be risky traveling with a pet at times. For Example. This is Pepper, our Canada trotting lionshead bunny. This is NOT Pepper. The key to a fun road trip with a pet in tow is being able to properly identify your pet before loading him/her in […]

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Is Elkwater the new Canmore | Budget Adventure Travel

| October 22, 2017 | 9 Comments

As a first time transplant from eastern Canada to western Canada, I first arrived in the Town of Canmore, situated 1.5 hours west of the City of Calgary, and was totally enchanted by the beauty of the view and lifestyle in this region. It was for this reason I decided settle in the Province of […]

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Crossing the border can be taxing | Tax | Money Savings | Larkycanuck.com

| September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sharing the border with the U.S. means it is relatively easy to cross the border for a holiday or to visit an outlet mall. Infrequent visitors who are in the U.S. for 31 days or less a year are considered visitors and are not generally subject to U.S. income tax. However, Canadians spending more time […]

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Lost and Found in Moose Jaw | Budget Adventure Travel

| September 2, 2017 | 12 Comments

“Nooooo!” I heard her scream as the SUV in front swerved, lost control, and fishtailed right in front of us on the highway. It was a definite head-on. With a total white-out on Highway 1 it was inevitable despite the fog lights that I had turned on. I knew better not to slam the brakes […]

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Affordable Vacation in Whitehorse | Budget Adventure Travel

| August 23, 2017 | 6 Comments

When most Canadians think of Yukon, the first thing that conjures up in their mind is the great Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) effect and very cold days (brrrrr!) Well indeed I can confirm that Whitehorse, which is the capital of Yukon, has both indeed; But you are most likely to have misconceptions on both. Firstly, […]

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Northern Lights – Aurora Borealis Tour in Whitehorse |Budget Adventure Travel

| August 3, 2017 | 9 Comments

Aurora Borealis gira en Whitehorse オーロラ – ホワイトホースのオーロラツアー Aurora Borealis Tour em Whitehorse On March 13th 2013 we arrived at Whitehorse, Yukon for a once in a lifetime must-see journey to the wild north of Canada to view the spectacular atmospheric phenomenon known as the Northern Lights. El 13 de marzo año 2013 llegó a […]

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4 common tax mistakes made by students | Tax | Money Savings

| July 14, 2017 | 3 Comments

Mistake #1 – Filing only after turning 18 A common mistake made by young folks is not realizing that you have to file a tax return when you are earning taxable income and not just after turning 18. In other words, you may be a dependent while earning income (summer jobs, online work) but you are […]

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