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Tax Matters: More Potpourri

By Michael Crawford This issue of Canadian Newcomer is all about Movers & Shakers. If there is one phrase that does not apply to all things tax it would be movers and shakers; more like Plodders & Takers (of your hard earned cash).…

Tax Matters: A Potpourri

By Michael L. Crawford, BA(Hons), CMA Dear readers: This month I have been asked to come up with 600 words that are informative, and maybe even a little entertaining, about women’s issues and tax. It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or a…

Money: Managing Your Money

Bill Knight is the Commissioner of the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). He lives and works in Ottawa. Credit Reports and Credit Scores: What Small Businesses Should Know

Money: How to survive the economic crisis

By Claudio Munoz This article is not about the causes of the crisis, it’s about dealing with it and moving forward. We – as always – want you to succeed in Canada, so instead of worrying, let’s get to work and come up with ways to deal with…

Tax Matters: Employee vs. Self-Employed

by Michael L. Crawford, BA(Hons), CMA Are you an Employee or are You Self-Employed? In Canada there are many opportunities for all kinds of work. When you work, you are either an employee or self employed. Whether you are an employee or…

Money: What You Need to Know About TAX

by Michael L. Crawford, BA(Hons), CMA Even if this is your first day in Canada, it is never to early to start planning for tax time. Here are some things that you need to know about taxes and Canada. Everyone, with limited exceptions, in…