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What you need to know about pension income splitting

Pension income splitting allows senior couples to save a significant amount of tax by transferring up to 50 per cent of qualifying pension income to their spouse or common-law partner. There are specific requirements and only certain pension income is eligible, but splitting income allows money to be moved from one spouse’s higher tax bracket […]

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Do you need to have a will?

Death is a topic that few, if any, like to talk about—particularly our own. But with death and taxes being the only definite things in life, we should be prepared for the inevitable whether its in the near or far future. Creating a will can help our loved ones carry out our wishes when we’re […]

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Don’t miss the pension income splitting deadline

A good number of Canadians take advantage of the pension-splitting option, however they may not be aware that it comes with a fairly stringent time provision. Normally you can go back 10 years to make a late election you missed when you filed your return. However, in the case of pension income splitting, the request […]

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