British Columbia 2021 Budget Highlights

On April 20, 2021, the B.C. Minister of Finance announced the 2021 budget. We have highlighted the most important things you need to know. Requirement to repay B.C Emergency Benefit for Workers has been waived If you are self-employed and received the B.C. Emergency...

Federal Budget 2021 Highlights

On April 19, 2021, the Federal Government released their 2021 budget. We have broken down the highlights of the financial measures in this budget into three different sections:Business OwnersPersonal Tax ChangesSupplementary HighlightsBusiness OwnersExtending Covid...

What’s new for the 2021 tax-filing season?

Tax season is upon us once again. But since 2020 was a year like no other, the 2021 tax-filing season will also be different. Both how we worked and where we worked changed for a lot of us in 2020.Some Canadians got to work from home for the first time but saw no...

Group Insurance vs Individual Life Insurance

Group Insurance vs Individual Life Insurance “I already have life insurance from work, so why do I need to get it personally?” or “Work has got me covered, I don’t need it.” While it’s great to have group coverage from your employer or association, in most cases,...

Importance of a Buy-Sell Agreement

Starting a new business venture can be both exciting and nerve-racking at the same time. The hopes and dreams of success, financial freedom and being your own boss are accompanied by many uncertainties and risks. To add to some of the anxiety, comes the facts: about...

Extended COVID-19 Federal Emergency Benefits

On Friday, February 19, 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced an extension to several of the COVD-19 federal emergency benefits.  The goal of this extension is to support Canadians who are still being financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.The...