Articles By Jason Heath, CFP:

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Work-from-home tax credit: What Canadians can claim for 2023

The flat-rate home-office expense deduction is no longer available for 2023. But eligible employees who work from home can...

Work-from-home tax credit: What Canadians can claim for 2023
Canadian working part-time in retirement wondering if he can collect employment insurance EI

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How to qualify for EI benefits in retirement in Canada

Just because you paid loads into a program doesn't mean you'll get EI benefits when you retire

How to qualify for EI benefits in retirement in Canada
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Can you save on taxes by owning an investment account with your child?

Jointly owning an asset with a child comes with tax and estate implications. Here’s why it may not be...

Can you save on taxes by owning an investment account with your child?
A retired couple speak with an accountant about the tax implications of their inherited property

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How to calculate the adjusted cost base of inherited property

What happens if you inherit a property and have no record of its value at that time? How can...

How to calculate the adjusted cost base of inherited property
A woman is looking at her notice of assessment to determine her RRSP contribution room.

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How do the RRSP contribution carry-forward rules work?

How do the RRSP contribution carry-forward rules work?
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Should retirees consider a home equity sharing agreement (HESA)?

Home owners have a new way to tap their home equity. How does the HESA compare to a reverse...

Should retirees consider a home equity sharing agreement (HESA)?
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Should Canadians keep their investment accounts when retiring abroad?

For Canadians who plan to retire to other countries, here’s a primer on the tax implications of leaving accounts...

Should Canadians keep their investment accounts when retiring abroad?
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How to carry back a capital loss for a tax refund

Let’s look at the rules and restrictions around carrying back a capital loss, as well as three things to...

How to carry back a capital loss for a tax refund
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Should you sell investments at a loss to pay off debt?

When paying a high interest rate on debt, does it make sense to sell investments that have fallen before...

Should you sell investments at a loss to pay off debt?