What’s Up With All This Money that the Government Sends Me???

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???

The Elderly and Taxes Gone Wrong: A Not-So-Funny Discovery by The Funny Accountant

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

Tax Tip Tuesdays: Movember + Donations = Phurry Philanthropy

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

Tax Tip Tuesdays with The Fuzzy 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!

Tax Tip Tuesdays – A 15% discount on Quidditch Lessons? Thanks Canada!

So I’m probably going to be really, really fat one day. I love my McDonald’s (nuggets!) and outside of mowing the lawn, taking care of my garden and 2 leagues worth of summer softball, I don’t partake in many physical fitnessy activities.  That’s the bad news (for me, mostly). There really is no bad news for… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – A 15% discount on Quidditch Lessons? Thanks Canada!

Tax Tip Tuesdays – Don’t Worry Be Happy, It’s Fall in Montreal!

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!