philanthropic donations

March tax news: Tax-effective philanthropic donations and the benefits of life insurance

TAX-EFFECTIVE PHILANTHROPIC DONATIONS Reaching for your cheque book or credit card to make philanthropic donations is the least tax cost-effective strategy. We’ve identified more than 20 ways to be even more charitable − all of them more tax and cost-effective – encouraging you to look around at your loved ones and consider how you can build […]

Tax efficient ways to make a difference this holiday season

This is the most wonderful time of the year—not to mention the season of giving. That’s why many organizations and individuals are taking the opportunity to give back to their community or their favourite charities over the festive season. Recently, the trend is for organizations to involve their employees and create team events where everyone […]

Life insurance changes could impact tax-planning strategy for entrepreneurs

Recent changes to federal tax rules related to life insurance policies could have a significant impact on tax, estate and financial planning for some entrepreneurs. The good news: there’s still time to act and adjust your insurance strategy before these changes take effect in 2017. It’s important to note that tax rules related to life […]