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An evening of Advice

Agriculture

Endeavor has been invited to speak at a local RBC event on October 30th. We will discuss common client questions and concerns around taxation for ag.  The evening begins with short talks on various topics followed by guest interaction with the speakers.  If you are available rsvp by October 18th...

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AgriStability 2019

Agriculture

Initially due to the trade issues with canola exports to China the usual April 30th deadline to enroll for AgriStability was extended to July 2, 2019. Now with the lack of rain over much of the prairies a drought is taking its toll on hay land, pastures and crops...

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Summer 2019

Tax Planning

As the weather is warming up I am sure we are all looking forward to our summer vacations and to spend some well deserved “down-time” in the great outdoors… especially after surviving another cold winter!! Although we all need to take this time out, it is important that we...

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Tax season 2019

Tax Planning

Tax season is upon us!  By now most of us are starting to receive our T4’s, T5’s, etc… in the mail. Farm and business managers have wrapped up entering data into their ledgers or brought in the last quarter for compilation by their bookkeepers. There is only 7 weeks...

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2018 Federal Fall Economic Statement

Canada Revenue Agency

The federal government issued an economic statement on November 21, 2018 which included the announcement of the “Accelerated Investment Incentive.” The Accelerated Investment Incentive effectively increases the amount of capital cost allowance that can be claimed on the purchase of a capital property in the year of acquisition.  The...

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Succession Planning

Tax Planning

What is a succession plan? I hear and see advertisements from different advisors you say to yourself.   A succession plan consists of a path or strategy to transfer a farm or business from one generation to another while considering management, financial, and personal goals while dealing with tax...

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CRA Reviews

Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency annually reviews approximately 3 million tax returns to ensure that various amounts are property reported and supported. Generally the CRA selects returns randomly, comparison of information on returns to other sources, the type of deduction or credit being claimed and based on review history.  If...

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Federal Tax Changes & Ag Update

Tax Planning

Federal Tax Changes – Update Now that the initial commentary period is over and the government received a spirited response from farmers, ranchers, doctors, lawyers, accountants, and small business they have changed their turn in regards to corporate tax changes. They have backed off on most of the proposed...

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Proposed Federal Tax Changes

Tax Planning

  We’re sure that everybody has heard some discussion in the media regarding the tax changes the Federal Liberal Government is proposing. At this point we along with other tax advisors are suggesting that taxpayers take a “wait and hold” positon until we know definitively what is legislated.  It...

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AgriInvest & AgriStability Deadline Sept 30, 2017

Agriculture

Hope everyone is have a great summer and growing season!  The miserable harvest of 2016 is now in our rear view mirror.   The next thing on an accountants “to do” list after tax season is filing the necessary documents and applications for AgriInvest and AgriStability.   Personally your...

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