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Capital Gains

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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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How real estate is taxed during a separation or divorce

A couple owned two properties, and each person is taking one as part of their separation. What are the...

How real estate is taxed during a separation or divorce
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How much is capital gains tax in Canada?—and other reader questions answered

Last month’s federal budget introduced changes to capital gains tax in Canada. This has raised many questions about who...

How much is capital gains tax in Canada?—and other reader questions answered
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Real Estate

How it works: Capital gains tax on the sale of a property

When is capital gains tax payable on the sale of property? And at what rate are capital gains taxed?...

How it works: Capital gains tax on the sale of a property

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Taxes

Capital gains tax in Canada, explained

Learn how capital gains are taxed and how to avoid paying more taxes than necessary when selling your assets....

Capital gains tax in Canada, explained
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Federal Budget 2024: How it will affect Canadians’ finances and taxes

Learn how the federal government’s 2024 budget can affect you and your money.

Federal Budget 2024: How it will affect Canadians’ finances and taxes
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Taxes

2023 tax season primer: Our roundup of the best 25 tax tips for Canadians

Can you still claim work-from-home expenses? What is capital gains tax and how does it work? We answer all...

2023 tax season primer: Our roundup of the best 25 tax tips for Canadians
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ETFs

What are covered call ETFs, and are they good investments?

Covered call ETFs aren’t for everyone. Here are some common misconceptions about this investment type, and who it’s best...

What are covered call ETFs, and are they good investments?

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Should you buy life insurance to pay for tax owed upon death?

When you die, capital gains tax might apply to some of your assets. Can life insurance help shelter your...

Should you buy life insurance to pay for tax owed upon death?

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