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Why farm succession planning is so important

Sep 30, 2019
Having an estate plan that includes a Will is critical to having your assets distributed as you wished through the hands of your chosen executor after your death. Without a Will, the courts may appoint someone to liquidate or distribute your assets in a manner you might never have intended.

Tags: Farm Risk Management, Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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FBC Reviews from farm & small business owners

Sep 26, 2019
If you want to read more about why our Members love our year-round, personalized, all-in-one solution for their farm or small business, here are some of our favourite reviews.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning, tax representation

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How to keep a CRA mileage log for vehicle expenses

Sep 13, 2019
If you’re self-employed and using your vehicle for business use, are you keeping a mileage log? If you’re audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and you don’t have one, the CRA could reject your claims for motor vehicle expenses. Avoid CRA scrutiny with our tips and tricks on keeping a mileage log.

Tags: Farm Taxes, Small Business Taxes, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation, Trades Taxes

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Year-end tax planning for farmers

Aug 23, 2019
When you’re busy with the harvest, or preparing for the upcoming season, taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. But there are year-end tax planning strategies you can use now to help reduce your tax bill.

Tags: Farm Risk Management, Farm Taxes, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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Our favourite small business podcasts from July 2019

Jul 26, 2019
We list our favourite podcasts from the month that offer inspiration, advice and interesting information for small businesses.

Tags: Small Business Taxes, Farm Taxes

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What to look for on your Notice of Assessment

Jul 18, 2019
After you file your tax return, you’ll be issued a Notice of Assessment (NOA) from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). We provide some tips on what to look for when you receive your NOA, common reasons for discrepancies between your NOA and tax return and how to handle them.

Tags: Audit Representation, Farm Taxes, Financial Planning, Legal & Compliance, Small Business Taxes, Tax Consultation, Tax Planning , Tax Preparation

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7 simple ways to organize your receipts

Jul 04, 2019
It can seem overwhelming to organize your receipts on top of the busy demands of running your own business. But putting in the work now means you’ll save time when it comes to filing your taxes.

Tags: Bookkeeping, , Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Planning, Tax Preparation

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Choosing the right business structure

Jun 18, 2019
Choosing the right structure for your business can have implications on taxation, liability, and succession planning.

Tags: Small Business Taxes, Farm Taxes, Legal & Compliance, Tax Planning

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Who can use the Canada Child Benefit

May 29, 2019
If you're self-employed and have children, take advantage of the Canada Child Benefit, a tax-free monthly payment for those with children under the age of 18.

Tags: Tax Consultation, Tax Preparation , Tax Planning, Farm Taxes

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How the Sharing Economy Impacts Your Taxes

May 08, 2019
Discover how the sharing economy can impact your taxes.

Tags: Audit Representation, Bookkeeping, Farm Risk Management, Farm Taxes, Tax Planning, Financial Planning, Small Business Taxes, Tax Preparation

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