It’s tax season!….and election season! Oh what a fun time of year, so much to do, so many debates to watch, so many polls to analyze. I thought I’d drop my 2 cents into the fountain before it all comes to an end…and hopefully help someone make some money at the same time. So I’m… Read More Scream It From the Rooftops: Vote! And File Your Taxes!
For this week’s installment (pun intended) of the ABC’s of the RRSP, I’ll try and answer a few age-old questions: Does God exist and, if so, why did he allow the creation of Revenu Quebec? Why don’t ALL toilet seats have that mechanism built-in that makes it go down slowly and how does it do… Read More The RRSP…QRSTUVWXYZ!! Chapter II – What’s that do anyhow??
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.
Yes, this is technically a Tax Tip Tuesday…but I guess a melancholy start to the week has gotten me in the mood to change the world. And since I have no clue how to do that, I’ll share my Sunday and Monday experiences and maybe it’ll light a fire under someone out there! It obviously… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays: The Melancholy Yet Thoughtful Accountant
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!
Here’s a quick and dirty story that goes out to all the Moms and Dads who have ever given their little one a sippy sup or a bottle (AKA all of you). Specifically, at least in my case, a bottle of formula. This particular bottle was given in the living room, and having gotten sidetracked… Read More The Daddy Accountant: The Missing Formula Bottle (Sippy Cup Stories)
So a client came into the office the other day (didn’t happen at all) and asked me the following question (an imaginary question from my imagination): “Mr. Funny Accountant, what the heck is the “Debt Ceiling” and why do I even care?” Being the of the curious variety of person, I looked into the topic… Read More Thursday Thoughts: Seriously, What the HECK is the Debt Ceiling??!
Don’t worry, be happy! Hashtag DWBH! Words (and weird acronyms) to live by in the Autumn season here in Montreal. The sun is shining, the apples are pickable, the leaves are a-changing and we don’t have to wear massive jackets and shovel tons of the white stuff just yet. So this week’s post is dedicated… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – Don’t Worry Be Happy, It’s Fall in Montreal!