Today’s Tax Tip Tuesday is just some food for thought…what you can do to lower your April tax bill TODAY! Since the end of the year is fast approaching (AKA end of the personal tax year), now is the time to maximize those tax credits for 2013. So here’s (part of) the plan! Donations If… Read More Tax Stuff to do Before the New Year!
J’écris ceci avec un coeur lourd, mais avec conviction. Ma conviction vient de l’espoir que ceux d’entre nous de l’esprit sain et un certain degré de vision peut unir et nous faire entendre afin d’éviter un projet de loi très dangereux, la législation proposée de la charte des valeurs dans l’assemblee nationale. Dand mon opinion,… Read More Pour Ma Fille, Je Vais Témoigner Devant la Commission sur le Projet de Loi 60.
I write this with a heavy heart but a growing conviction. My conviction comes from the hope that those of us of sound mind and some degree of vision can unite and have our voices heard in order to prevent a very dangerous piece of proposed legislation from becoming law. I worry that should Bill… Read More For My Daughter, I Will Participate in the Bill 60 Hearings.
So what is up with this money that Governments of Canada, Quebec, Ontario (or insert any other province here) send me every month or quarter or at the end of the year? Ever wonder? I kind of didn’t….even us accountants have the same saying as you normal humans: “don’t look a gift horse in the… Read More What’s Up With All This Money that the Government Sends Me???
I remain the Funny Accountant, however what I discovered the other day was more scary and sad than funny. It turns out that not even Revenu Quebec (“RQ”) is familiar with some of their own tax rules and many of the elderly in this Province (and likely elsewhere in Canada) have been doing their taxes… Read More The Elderly and Taxes Gone Wrong: A Not-So-Funny Discovery by The Funny Accountant
The 2 questions I get asked the most often are “what do you charge?” and “what do I need to give you?” Trust me that the answers to both questions are more than you’ll want to read in a weekly blog post! But I’m a nice guy (it’s probably because of the Movember beard) so… Read More A Free Meeting With The Funny Accountant: You Bring the Cookies.
Conversation with the wife yesterday: Mitch: “Do you think I should shave or should I participate in Movember?” Wifey: “Well, you already have a moustache so you might as well! And it is for a great cause.” Mitch: “But, what if I put my Movember campaign out there in the universe and no one donates… Read More Movember & The Funny Accountant
I often get asked, “Mr. Funny Accountant (sometimes I even get a ‘Sir’ at the end), how do I get some cash back from all the donations I make throughout the year?” Easy one! It’s as simple as claiming those donation receipts on your personal tax return (for those of you donating personally and not… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays: Movember + Donations = Phurry Philanthropy
So I’ve been tossing around a few “not-so-obvious” choices for a Halloween costume since my sexy nurse outfit was fully and completely NIXED by the Missus. My first thought was something ironic….like the Crooked Accountant: Once again, nixed, I thought of other ironic choices like the Sketchy Accountant or the Taxi Accountant but the consensus… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays with The Fuzzy Accountant!
On a morning where the first thing that popped up in my news feed was a milk recall in Montreal, my mind drifted to a topic that I’ve been meaning to write about for some time (and it’s a controversial one!): Car Seats!! Children’s car seats to be exact (as opposed to doggy car seats……yes, they… Read More Frightful Friday with the (Funny) Daddy Accountant!