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Personal Tax Planning 2012-13 eBook 

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Personal Tax Planning 2012-13 eBook
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Comprehensive source for current tax laws, regulations, and trends for your tax-planning needs. 


Canada’s tax rules and regulations are complex and many Canadians find tax planning difficult. The Personal Tax Planning 2012-13 book assists taxpayers by providing explanations and examples of common tax situations, as well as tax-planning tips and important filing dates. The book explains Canadian personal income tax in plain language and provides an understanding of the personal income tax system at the federal level, as well as for each province or territory. This essential guide outlines what you need to know in order to minimize the income tax owed, or defer it for future years.

Find up-to-date information on topics including:

• income splitting
• investment income and expenses
• business and self-employment
• income and expenses
• tax rates for various levels of ordinary income, capital gains,  
  and  dividends 

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About the Author  

Personal Tax Planning 2012-13 has been reviewed and updated by Jeff Buckstein, CGA.

Jeff is a freelance business writer based in Ottawa and has published a variety of articles covering developments in the accounting profession, personal finance, and high-tech innovations. Prior to becoming a full-time writer in 1995, Jeff worked for ten years as a professional accountant, primarily in the financial services sector, after beginning his career at the Bank of Canada in 1978. Jeff's articles have appeared in The Globe and Mail, the National Post, Ottawa Citizen, The Bottom Line, Canadian Banker, and Canadian Money Saver, among others.



"Staying on top of what is happening in taxation is becoming an ever-increasing challenge. Preparing tax returns for clients is one thing but we also need to focus on personal tax planning issues. Tax advantage investments such as RRSPs, RDSPs, RESPs, and compensation arrangements are just a few areas that our clients are looking for today. And, on top of that, we are in an ever-changing world with both federal and provincial governments making many changes to tax planning legislation and challenging many of our traditional tax planning methodologies. CGA-Canada’s Personal Tax Planning book covers all these fundamentals plus much more. I have been using the guide for some time both as a refresher of the law and a means to stay up to date with changes in tax law."
-Glen Schmidt, BA, FCGA

"I think Personal Tax Planning is one of the best Canadian personal tax books in the marketplace.  It is succinct and to the point, which as a professional I appreciate, and it is a great resource for individuals looking for fundamental tax information from a reputable source."
-Karen Horcher, CFA, CGA

"There is always a tax topic that is hard to understand. There are CRA bulletins and all kinds of material on the website. But at the end of the day, I obtain a better understanding of the tax issues as they are discussed in the Personal Tax Planning book."
-Dennis Hall, CMA

"My clients love this booklet as an aid to questions about tax as well as a guide to the information they bring in with their tax documents annually."
-Suzanne Barker, CGA 

Corrections & Updates 

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The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada offers thanks to Jeff Buckstein, CGA, for revising Personal Tax Planning 2012–13.

Thanks also to contributors Howard Gangbar, CGA; Alex Ghani, CGA;Larry Hemeryck, CGA, AMCT, CFP, CPC; Mark Markandu, CGA; Paul McVean,CGA; Cheryl Mont, CGA; Anil Sharma, CGA; Vivek Sharma, CGA; and reviewers Kim Boswell, CGA; Philip Bright, CGA; Rajendra Kushwah, MCom, CGA; John Parsons, CGA; Blair Stotesbury, CFP, CGA; Denise Wright-Ianni, CGA; and Wendy Zhan, CGA.

Many thanks to CGA Ontario for providing significant technical content, writing,and editing services, as well as to CCH Canadian Limited for providing valuable information that was used in this book.


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