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New in the 2019 Federal Budget

2019 Federal Budget Update The Federal Budget was released on March 19, 2019 with minimal tax updates. While there were no crazy changes like we have seen in the last few years (i.e. TOSI and passive income), there were no real improvements either. The main thing you...

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Top 5 Tax Plays and Misplays of 2018

2018 – the year of the tax misplays? It certainly feels that way. Every client we work with seems to have been caught in at least one of the tax changes this year. It could just be our math, but this appears to be more than the 3% that were originally predicted to be...

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Passive Income Changes and The Small Business Deduction

The BIG Picture We’ve always encouraged our clients to view their corporations as retirement vehicles. An opportunity to save and invest excess funds, generating passive income inside the corporation. In retirement, the savings are withdrawn (much like RRSPs), but...

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New in the 2018 Federal Budget

  Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) Generally, taxpayers are exempt from paying capital gains tax when their primary homes are sold. Historically, no filings/disclosures were required in order to qualify for the exemption. For 2017 and forward, taxpayers are...

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Paying the Tax Man

Tax payments can now be made with cash or debit at any Canada Post outlet. However, to pay in person, you need to request a payment form from us. No problem! We got that, just give us a shout and we can email, fax or mail one to you. Of course, there are old-fashioned...

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VR News

The latest from Vertefeuille Rempel

Catherine Angus

Meet Catherine Angus of Catherine Angus Consulting Inc.! Catherine Angus Consulting Inc. is an independent management consulting firm practicing professional management consulting under Western Management Consultants. At VR, we are so fortunate to have amazing clients...

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Referral Prize Package #5

What would life be without music? But who wants music with all those tangled cords everywhere?! For our client referral campaign, VR has decided to give the gift of sound without the fuss. Send in your referrals before the end of September, and you could win our great...

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VR Summer Scoop

VR will be closed for all the Fridays in July and August but not to worry, we will always have you covered! With so much time off, I bet you are wondering what the VR team is getting up to? Jodi Rempel This summer Jodi is slowing things down and spending time doing...

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VR Staff Spotlight – Greg Schild

Greg is VR’s newest team member and he’s jumping into action during our busiest time of year! You just know he is going to fit in with the team when he brings beer to the team training event. We’ve been asking Greg a few questions about life outside of VR...

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Blast from the Past

What could possibly be better than seeing a throwback edition of your favorite accounting team?! If you're not on social media, you wouldn’t be aware that the internet is blowing up with “blast from the past” pictures. We wanted to stay on trend and share some of the...

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Referral Prize Package #4

Have you been wanting to celebrate or connect with friends? Here’s an easy way to have all the fun without the work. At VR, we’re all about finding ways to make your life easier. Usually this relates to tax and accounting, but we think you’ll enjoy this shift in our...

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