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New businesses and GST registration 

Virtually all businesses in British Columbia which sell goods or services must collect goods and services tax (GST)  from purchasers of those goods and services. However, an exemption is provided for businesses whose taxable sales for a single quarter or over the previous...
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BC Seniors' Home Renovation Tax Credit

The  Seniors Home Renovation Tax Credit, worth up to $1,000 per year, is available to seniors, or family members sharing their home, whether they rent or own. Started  in the 2012 tax year, the maximum credit is $1,000 annually, calculated as 10% of eligible permanent...
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Cash Flow for Your Small Business

As we start a busy summer in the sunny Okanagan, it can be a time to reflect on the successes and challenges experienced through the winter months as you grow your business.  Depending on the type of business you have, there may...
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Tax Benefits of Charitable Giving

White Kennedy LLP are strong supporters of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen (www.cfokanagan.com). Recently, one of our Partners, Peter MacIntosh, was ask to explain the tax benefits of charitable giving.  Take a look at what he has to say:

BC Home Owner Grant Program Changes

BC – Changes announced to Home Owner Grant program The province provides a Home Owner Grant program to BC residents whose home is valued below a set threshold. Under the program, qualifying homeowners can receive a reduction in the amount of property...
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