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Category: "RCA"

  • 2018 Income Tax Planning

    News, Business Owners, IPP, RCA

    First off, we would like to wish you and your clients a Happy and Prosperous 2018! As we are all aware and unlike our neighbours to the South, combined top Federal and Provincial Income Tax Rates in Canada are near to or over 50%.  In addition, the 2018 Federal Budget may penalize many taxpayers with […]

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  • 2016 Federal Budget

    2016 Federal Budget: The Middle Class Budget

    FMV, IPP, News, RCA

    On the election trail in 2015, the Liberal Party proposed a series of changes to eliminate certain benefits for higher income earners, to focus on cuts to the middle class and to increase spending on infrastructure and other special interest groups. On March 22, 2016 the first steps of this game plan were put into […]

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  • RCA and professional athletes

    RCA

    For the financial planner, there are a number of unique concerns to address when providing overall compensation strategies for professional athletes such as NHL or NBA players: The athlete will have a comparatively short career, likely lasting a decade or less. Salaries are considerable during this time period with sizeable increases as the athlete’s career […]

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  • Executive Compensation and RCAs

    RCA

    Building a strong team of employees is a challenging task for any employer and continually motivating and retaining your business leaders can be puzzling. While bonuses, shares and/or call options, group benefits and RRSP contributions are the typical go-to components of an executive compensation package, employee pension planning can be utilized by a company as […]

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  • Looking to Protect Your Severance? Consider a Retirement Compensation Arrangement (RCA)

    RCA

    Considering that today so many executives will move multiple times in their career, severance payments can be opportunities for retirement planning and/or tax bracket management. Executives could defer tax on their severance package with the use of an RCA. Given that many executives will receive in excess of what they require to live in the […]

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  • Seven reasons why you should think (more) about your retirement

    Business Owners, RCA

    1. You want the freedom to choose early retirement. The recent flexibility of acceptable retirement ages has given Canadians more to consider when planning their future. How can you be sure you will have sufficient asset to be able to choose early retirement? Just as any successful business relies on a business plan for it’s success, […]

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