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  Important Changes to your 2020 Tax Return There is a lot of confusion this year regarding your 2020 income tax return. With all the changes from CRA, all the talk, and all the news…. there’s no wonder! We are here to help. We will break down some of the changes in our online posts & through our blog, but as always, make sure to ask one of our experienced accountants if you have any questions!  One of the first major topics that we are hearing from clients- is the deadline extended? The answer is, no. This year CRA has…
  THANK YOU, THANK YOU! North Shore's FAVOURITE Accountant We are so thankful for all the support from our North Shore community! Cahill CPA is the leading accounting firm on the North Shore, providing exceptional service to all of our personal & corporate clients. Thank you for voting us your favourite accountant for the third year in a row! We recently added two new partners to our firm- Matthew Jacquet and Tony Elliott. Matthew has been with Cahill CPA since 2013, and Tony joined us in 2018. We are so happy to have these experienced, professional, and hardworking accountants join…

RRSP's and TFSA's

February 5, 2021
  RRSP's and TFSA's We get a lot of questions year round on RRSP’s and TFSA’s- and often our clients aren’t quite sure the difference between the two. Understandable!  We recently came across this article posted by CPA BC, and it breaks it down quite simply: Know the difference between a RRSP and a TFSA The RRSP is a government-registered retirement savings plan that you open at a financial institution such as a bank or wealth management firm, and to which you and your spouse/common-law partner can make contributions. RRSP contributions can be used as deductions to reduce your tax…
  Why Realtors Need a Professional Accountant Real Estate is a HOT topic right now! If you are a realtor here locally, you probably know what we are talking about!  Cahill CPA specializes in realtors & real estate- we are experts in questions regarding: important tax credits & deductions write offs and business expenses whether to buy or lease your vehicle whether to buy in your company or personally GST  commission rebates rental properties & short term rentals setting up a personal real estate corporation (PREC) and more.  We have a lot of clients that are realtors, and many are…
Charitable Giving & Your Tax Return With tax time approaching, clients often ask about their charitable contributions from the previous year or are beginning to gather their donation tax receipts.  CPA BC has some important reminders to keep in mind when choosing which charities to donate to. Their reminder is clear- it’s important to be informed when spending your money, even when it’s giving to charity. You want to make the most informed decision, and know that the majority of your donation is going to the cause that you care about.  Their tips include: Ensure a Charity is registered. This can…
  Special Announcement Conversion to limited liability partnership We are pleased to inform you that Cahill Chartered Professional Accountants have been converted to Cahill Chartered Professional Accountants LLP effective January 1, 2021 (the “Effective Date”), respectively. Cahill Chartered Professional Accountants LLP would like to welcome our two new partners to our firm, Mathew Jacquet CPA, CGA and Tony Elliott CPA, CA. Matthew & Tony have both been invaluable members of our firm, and now we are proud to welcome such professional, experienced accountants to our partnership.  Please quote Cahill Chartered Professional Accountants LLP, as applicable, in all of your dealings…
  Support Local! You’ve probably heard it a lot this past year: “Support Local” and “Shop Local”. Maybe you even made a goal to shop local this past Christmas, or committed to supporting local more in 2021! Have you heard about the BC Marketplace website? https://marketplacebc.ca/ BC Marketplace is an awesome online resource for finding local BC businesses.  It has a simple search feature to find the services or products you are looking for. According to their website:  Browse the amazing small businesses operating throughout the province in the BC Marketplace. By supporting BC businesses you keep money in the…
  New Simplified Way to Claim “Work from Home Expenses” Well, that’s simple! CRA recently announced a simplified way for Canadians to claim working from home expenses. For your 2020 personal income tax return, Canadians can now claim “work from home expenses” with a simple flat rate method.  The CRA announced that: “Those who worked from home more than 50 per cent of the time over at least four consecutive weeks in 2020 due to COVID-19 will now be eligible to claim the home office expenses deduction.” The hope is that more Canadians will be able to claim the deduction.…

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