The Province of Manitoba is providing post-secondary GRADUATES with a 60% income tax rebate on their eligible tuition fees. The Tuition Fee Income Tax Rebate is to help young Manitobans pay for their education and encourage them to live, work and raise a family right here at home in Manitoba. The new form is T1005. For the sake of my archives, I am going to ‘copy and paste’ information from the Manitoba Government site relating to this substantial tax credit for your perusal How It Works Graduates of post-secondary institutions recognized by the Canada Revenue Agency are entitled to receive [More]
Effective January 1, 2008 … I have decided to give up my Toll-Free Fax Line and use my local phone number as my fax number, as well Since I went out on my own, I have been using TELUS FAX .. which is a fax to email service. I actually do have a 5-in-1 multi function fax machine/scanner/copier/printer/and something else/ .. but I only use it for sending faxes out on my regular home “lan” line. It’s great to get fax to email .. it comes in a .tiff format, and I don’t have to print everything. I get to [More]
Peter Merrick (BA, FMA, CFP, FCSI) .. President of Merrick Wealth Management, a boutique financial planning, employee and executive benefit consulting firm in Toronto, Ontario .. guest authored an entry here in the 1-800-HART Blog back in July 2005 called Individual Pension Plans – Upgrade Yourself. He had informed me that the book on Individual Pension Plans that he has been working on for the last few years, has finally been published through Lexisnexis Canada has gone to the presses.
I have added a nice little forum to this blog .. 1-800-HART-FORUM If you didn’t know, I’ve had this page in my sidebar called 1-800-ASK-HART where if anybody had an accounting and bookeeping or personal or corporate income tax question .. all they had to do was post a comment and ASK HART (me) and HART (me) will find the answers for you. There hasn’t been too much activity on that page. I signed up at the website almost immediately after I first discovered their site, referred in my bloglines from Darren on his blog last summer … [More]
Thord Daniel Hedengren’s Digital Playground has tagged me this morning with one of those MEMEs you hear about. Basically .. it’s another chain letter out here in the blogosphere, and if I don’t respond within 24 hours .. something horrible will happen to me .. like I’ll fall down the stairs, get hit by a bus, swallow a marble, or some other wierd curse placed upon my family! Just kidding~ If you are really curious how this works, click on the link to Thord’s site, and just follow all the links back to whoever links the current person back to [More]
EGADS … sometimes I get SICK of reading all the tips out there on websites .. in blogs .. reading their lists .. their top ten picks .. etc etc .. Most are purely written because some ‘bloggers’ suggest to others that people really want to read tips and lists (do we have a short attention span?) .. and it will increase traffic. Y E T … I’ve been quite fascinated with this site: Sound Money Tips … so, I guess I will make my own list.. since .. It’s got tips on everything! TOP 13 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD [More]
It was interesting .. I was doing some random searches about various topics .. and something caught my eye. I continued to do more searches .. and I found this: SOURCE: Ministry of Government Services: News Releases New Real Estate and Business Brokers Act comes into effect today Legislation Improves Safeguards For Real Estate Buyers And Sellers QUEEN’S PARK — March 31, 2006 — People buying and selling real estate in Ontario will be better protected under the new Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, said Minister of Government Services Gerry Phillips. “We know that …blah blah blah … and [More]
Oh well … at least I can always have my Tim Horton’s Coffee … Source – MSN NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tim Hortons Inc. is aiming to open up to 200 new coffee-and-donut stores in Canada and the United States and said it expected Canadian same-restaurant sales to grow 4 percent to 5 percent, slightly off its recent pace, executives told potential investors on Monday. The Canadian icon, which also plans on opening a store in Afghanistan where many Canadian troops are stationed, is preparing to offer about $551 million in shares, representing a 15 percent stake in the company, [More]
Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia describes social bookmarking as: an activity performed over a computer network that allows users to save and categorize (see folksonomy) a personal collection of bookmarks and share them. The use of social bookmarking is growing in popularity. This new part of the web started around late 2003, when was launched. It quickly gained popularity, and as many similar services appeared online, tagging became widespread in some other online services. Yahoo agressively persued the trend, launching My Web 2.0 in mid 2005, and aquiring on December 9 of the same year. Thanks in part to [More]
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