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March 27, 2018
Quebec 2018-19 budget announcement

Quebec Finance Minister, Carlos Leitao delivered the province’s 2018-2019 budget on March 27, 2018, by announcing the fourth  consecutive balanced budget. As part of the 2018-2019 Budget Speech  the Minister of Finance announced the implementation of a new QST registration system. The budget proposes to expand ... Read More

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March 9, 2018
Jiffy on Demand raises $3 million to continue expansion

Toronto's Jiffy on Demand raises $3 million to expand their platform that connects users to home maintenance and repair professionals, making it a seamless booking experience for homeowners, with easy-to-understand pricing and responsive customer service. “Jiffy is in a unique position to capitalize on the massive mar... Read More

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March 2, 2018

The 2018 Budget was tabled on February 27, 2018 and although many were expecting drastic changes to the taxation of small businesses based on the government’s previous proposals in July (link to blog post), October (link to blog post) and December (link to blog post), the 2018 Budget was lighter than expected in this area... Read More

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January 17, 2018
Wattpad raises $61.25 million in financing round led by Tencent Holdings

Storytelling platform Wattpad has reaised USD $51 million ($CAD $61.25 million) in new funding from investors including Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of Internet value added services in China, BDC, Globe Telecom’s Kickstart Ventures, Peterson Group, Canso, and existing investor Raine. Wattpad says the ne... Read More

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January 8, 2018
Lifetime capital gains exemption increased as of January 1, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, the lifetime capital gains exemption will increase to $848,252. As a result, every Canadian resident individual who disposes of qualifying small business corporation shares in 2018 can shelter up to $848,252 in capital gains on those shares from tax. A full list of all indexation increases ca... Read More

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