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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

Skimming through the internet recently, I came across this quote from comedian Fred Allen An income tax form is like a laundry list – either way you lose your shirt. Allen, who died in

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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

Due to new developments, this time I have decided to go back and elaborate on a comment that I made a couple of articles back. As many of you may have guessed, even though

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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

This time, I thought that I might briefly discuss a couple of issues regarding investment strategy. A constant theme that I have heard over the years is the advantage of investing outside Canada, especially

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Dealing with Fraud 2

Dealing with Fraud 2

Terry Robert

In the last article I discussed fraud schemes where outsiders try to take advantage of the business person essentially by pretending to provide a product or service that is overpriced or not delivered. This

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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

One of the things about being in a public practice firm is seeing the different ways that people go about earning a living. In our practice we have a number of small to medium

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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

We are approaching the end of tax filing season and a common issue is coming up again; what to claim for medical expenses? First, a brief history on medical expenses from my perspective. Over

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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

In the last few weeks I have read a number of articles about ethics. I thought I would discuss the subject of ethics with some stories from my experience. When I was 19 years

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Business Eclectic

Business Eclectic

Terry Robert

The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada recently published the results of their survey concerning scams. Although scams exist all year round, they increase around tax time. Approximately 20 per cent of Canadians have

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Penalties – Something to Think About

Penalties – Something to Think About

Terry Robert

Penalties are something that really makes errors, even accidental errors, a real concern when dealing with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). I have to admit, as a former income tax auditor with what was

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