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Wilkinson & Company LLP COVID-19 Response

By wilkinson | March 30, 2020

As we continue to take steps to protect the health of our team, our clients and our communities, we want to let you know about…

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FIRM UPDATE and COVID 19 ECONOMIC RESPONSE PLAN

By wilkinson | March 30, 2020

We are communicating with you today to provide an update on our Firm’s policies during this time as well as provide information related to the…

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Wilkinson & Company LLP: COVID-19 Update

By wilkinson | March 30, 2020

We are closely monitoring the ever-evolving COVID-19 situation.  We are proud of our client relationships and at times like these, those relationships are more important…

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Can you still split income with the new tax legislation?

By wilkinson | March 3, 2020

As April 30th is approaching, many people are thinking of tax planning options in order to reduce the amount of tax that they must pay. …

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Potential Increase to Capital Gains Inclusion Rate

By wilkinson | February 21, 2020

There are always predictions about what tax changes will be included in the federal government’s annual budget.  Like many times in the last several years,…

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Should Your Investment Fees be Paid Out of Non-Registered Accounts?

By wilkinson | February 18, 2020

Do you have a registered RRSP/RRIF/TFSA account? Do you also have a non-registered investment account? If your answer was ‘yes’ for both the questions, you…

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Careers Grow Here!

By wilkinson | February 7, 2020

We are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Martin Gravelle, CPA, CGA, CFE to the position of Assurance Manager in our Kingston office. In…

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Congratulations To This Years Successful CFE Writers

By wilkinson | February 6, 2020

The Partners and staff at Wilkinson & Company LLP are proud to announce that Amy Mountenay, Evan Caruso and Rachel Clarke, have passed the CFE, the last…

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Moving Expenses: Planes, trains, automobiles and… canoes?

By wilkinson | December 11, 2019

Recently a teacher located in Ottawa won his case with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to be able to deduct his moving expenses from Whitby…

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2019 Year-End Tax Planning

By wilkinson | December 11, 2019

It is almost the end of the year and the thought of completing your tax return starts to pop up for everyone, whether it be…

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Old Age Security

By wilkinson | November 15, 2019

For anyone turning 65 in the upcoming year, the information below may help you in enrolling in the Canadian Old Age Security (OAS) pension. Also,…

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Rental Properties and Your Home– Unexpected Taxes

By wilkinson | October 10, 2019

At one point or another, most people have thought about renting out the extra rooms in their home to earn some additional cash. CRA has…

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Tax Free Savings Account

By wilkinson | October 10, 2019

A Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a registered investment plan that has beneficial tax treatment.  A TFSA differs from an RRSP in that the contributions…

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CRA isn’t going to send you to jail over the phone

By wilkinson | September 17, 2019

Not long ago we talked to a client who received a phone call from someone claiming to be the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  If our…

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Apprenticeship Tax Credits

By wilkinson | September 17, 2019

The federal and Ontario governments are currently offering employers of apprentices tax credits with respect to the apprentices’ wages.   The federal tax credit is…

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MILEAGE FOR MEDICAL EXPENSES

By wilkinson | March 14, 2019

Did you know that you can claim travel expenses if you have to receive treatment that is not available to you within 40 kilometres of…

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DEDUCTING HOME OFFICE EXPENSES

By wilkinson | March 14, 2019

Are you aware that you can, in limited circumstances, deduct home office expenses? March 21, 2012 The Income Tax Act is quite specific in determining…

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CHILDREN’S ARTS AMOUNT TAX CREDIT

By wilkinson | March 14, 2019

Are you aware that Children’s Arts Tax Credit is available for non-artistic activities? April 11, 2012 New to 2011 is the Children’s Arts Tax Credit…

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APPRENTICESHIP TAX CREDIT

By wilkinson | March 14, 2019

Do you currently have, or are looking to hire an apprentice? Do you know there are tax credits available if you do? April 18, 2012…

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INVESTMENT EXPENSES

By wilkinson | March 14, 2019

Are you aware that you can deduct expenses incurred to earn investment income? April 25, 2012 Most taxpayers are skeptical about deducting expenses.  The Canada…

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