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Selling a cottage to a family member: What that means for capital gains

If the property was bought before 1994, there may already have a $100,000 capital gains deduction.

Selling a cottage to a family member: What that means for capital gains
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Tax deductible expenses when selling a cottage in Canada

Minimize capital gains taxes on the sale of a cottage in Canada by making smart reno choices.

Tax deductible expenses when selling a cottage in Canada
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Can you use the Home Buyers’ Plan to buy a foreign property?

Find out if you can use the RRSP home-buying program to purchase foreign property and the tax implications that...

Can you use the Home Buyers’ Plan to buy a foreign property?
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Moving? Don’t miss these lucrative tax deductions on your moving expenses

You can ease the financial pain of a costly move by deducting those expenses from your employment, self-employment or...

Moving? Don’t miss these lucrative tax deductions on your moving expenses

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Real Estate

Where to buy a home for under $1 million in Canada

Yes, you can still find homes for less than seven figures in Canada, including in the country’s two priciest...

Where to buy a home for under $1 million in Canada
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How much do movers cost?

If you’re getting ready to move house in Canada, here’s what you can expect to spend on movers, plus...

How much do movers cost?

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How to prepare for future changes in tax policy—including capital gains tax

What do changes to capital gains in Canada teach us about tax planning generally? And how should we approach...

How to prepare for future changes in tax policy—including capital gains tax
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Mortgages

Rates are going down—is now a good time to buy a house in Canada?

Bank of Canada's rate cut could spur housing demand as Toronto home sales fall in May.

Rates are going down—is now a good time to buy a house in Canada?

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You have to sell a cemetery plot—will you owe capital gains tax?

Cemetery plots in some big Canadian cities can be worth $50,000 or more. Their sale or deemed disposition may...

You have to sell a cemetery plot—will you owe capital gains tax?

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