For the average Canadian, the decisions about where to invest extra cash can be overwhelming to say the least. So many acronyms…RRSP, RESP, TFSA, need I go on?? Many people rely on experts in select fields to help them make these decisions, while many self-educate and make the decisions themselves. Whichever category you fall into,… Read More RRSP…WXYZ! Chapter 4: The Big Decisions About Where to Invest Your Money
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!
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!
Today’s post is less a “tax tip” and more of a tax SHOCKER just to give you my oh-so-loyal readers just a bit of perspective on your taxes and how they’re not such a big deal when you think about it. The point of this blog post? Fun!! And also gives me a chance to… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – Hockey’s Back! And Hockey Players Pay A TON of Tax (literally.)
A few months ago, I wrote about the implications of not filing your income taxes. I yelled and screamed (I even used a whole bunch of CAPITAL LETTERS so it would seem as though my voice was raised) to try to motivate those who hadn’t filed their taxes on time (if at all). Sorry if… Read More TTT: Back Taxes – Cash Coming Your Way!
So what IS so funny about bookkeeping?? Answer: not a whole lot but let’s see if we can’t come up with something…. First of all, most words with a double-k in it are hilarious. Knickknack. Yakker. Trekker (or Trekkie, an identification with which I am proud to associate myself). Secondly, bookkeepers are inherently comical as… Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – What’s So Funny About Bookkeeping??
After a brief hiatus (that was mostly used for recharging my tax-season-drained batteries and eating steak) we’re BACK with more tax and accounting tips and tools. With 2013’s tax season now but a fond memory, I had an intense debate with myself (it almost came to blows) about what to offer up in the blog. … Read More Tax Tip Tuesdays – Tax and Steak…The Return of The Funny Accountant!
Good day. You have reached the Offices of The Funny Accountant. Due to the fact that it is April 30th, the last day of tax season and the first day of the rest of our lives, we can’t come to the blog right now. Please leave a message at the sound of the tone and… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – JUDGEMENT DAY.
To those who plan on having their taxes done by the April 30th deadline and haven’t yet brought your papers to your accountant, I say the following: Shame, shame, double shame! Odds are you’re rushing your documents over to his/her office and will therefore be pretty darned disorganized. Since I’m a nice guy (even this… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – How to Spend Less on Your Taxes!
During the month of April, Tax Tip Tuesday falls between Doing-Tax-Returns-Monday and Doing-Even-More-Tax-Returns-Wednesday. So you can imagine that it’s nice to take a break, write a blog post or meet with a new client. This week’s Tax Tip is more of a “Greatest Hits” list of questions I’m asked during these client visits, questions you… Read More Tax Tip Tuesday – Q&A With The Funny Accountant!