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Many of our clients have corporations that pay dividends to family members. One aspect that is confusing is that the amount of dividend upon which they appear to be taxed exceeds what was actually received. In fact, we are often accused of miscalculating the dividend. However, this is the result of the peculiar method for taxation of dividend income.
Firm Update The year 2016 was certainly an eventful one in terms of tax changes, with significant impacts on how we design corporate.
We have first-floor office space available at the Upper Tantallon property in which our Tantallon office is located. The space is currently divided into four small offices, a common room, and a reception area but could be modified as needed. The approximate square footage is 1,170 square feet, and the rate, though negotiable, is $20 per square foot plus common costs. For inquiries, please contact Anthony by email at email@example.com.
Tax season has come and, for most other than self-employed individuals, gone. There were some changes in 2015, and more are coming for 2016. The arts credit will be eliminated, and the fitness credit will be halved. The so-called family tax cut, which was billed as a form of income splitting for working families with children, has been eliminated for 2016.
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