August 2019 - Akler Browning LLP

Latest news and regulations from the financial world.
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August 22, 2019

Raising children is expensive and, in recognition of that fact, the federal government has, for more than half a century, provided financial assistance to parents to help with those costs. That assistance has ranged from monthly Family Allowance payments received by families during the 1960s to its current iteration, the Canada Child Benefit.


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August 12, 2019

While most Canadians turn their mind to taxes only in the spring when the annual return must be filed (and then only reluctantly), taxes are a year-round business for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The CRA is busy processing and issuing Notices of Assessment for individual tax returns during the February to June filing season – this year the Agency had, by the third week of July, received and processed just under 30 million individual income tax returns filed for the 2018 tax year.