Income Taxes – Quebec and Federal Income Tax Returns

Are you taking advantage of all the tax credits and benefits you’re entitled to?

We have gathered some advice from our experts and reference sites to help you file your Quebec and federal tax returns and prepare for the coming year.

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Caregiver tax credits, RenoVert or first home credit

If you have purchased a home in the past four years, if you have renovated for a greener home, or if you are a caregiver, you may be eligible for these refundable tax credits.

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Business taxation: how to deal with tips and franchise fees

If you own a franchise, you should be aware of the specificities that apply when you file your income tax returns, such as the franchise fees and the refundable tax credit for tips paid to employees.

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Taxes: What changes should taxpayers be aware of for their 2018 tax returns?

The tax season is in full swing. Our specialist examined the new developments for 2018 that you should consider when preparing your provincial and federal tax returns.

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Did you take advantage of all of the benefits you’re entitled to?

Tax credits and deductions include, for example, the Rénovert credit, the credit for the renovation of a secondary residence and the credit for charitable organizations. For more information, read our tax specialist’s article.

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Taxes: What should you do with your cryptocurrency?

The use of cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoins, is increasing. In Canada, cryptocurrency is considered to be an asset and not currency and should therefore be included in your tax return as an asset.

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2018-2019 Tax Planning Guide

A complementary, online guide to help you prepare your tax returns. Our tax experts have prepared useful tables and the most recent information for you.

Consult our Tax Planning Guide

Technological innovation: Profitable on all fronts

Investing in technology is often a requirement to ensure your business’s growth and longevity. SR&ED tax credits can support you in this business’ development phase.

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SR&ED tax credit: What you should know

Numerous tax benefits, such as SR&ED tax credits, are available to help businesses finance technological innovation. Find out more about the criteria and conditions.

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2019 federal budget: Enhanced SR&ED tax credits

The criteria applicable to SR&ED tax credits for SMEs have changed for fiscal years ending after March 19, 2019. The taxable income test that was applied will be removed from the relevant provisions of the SR&ED program.

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Taxes in the era of globalization

Whether you’re planning to expand abroad or hire foreign workers to offset a labour shortage, you have to consider the tax aspects.

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Do foreign workers know their tax obligations?

Employers in many industries are calling on qualified foreign workers to offset the current labour shortage. It’s important to support these workers to ensure they comply with Quebec and federal tax requirements.

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Choosing a residence abroad: The tax consequences

Are you considering moving abroad? What are the tax impacts of such a decision? Our international tax expert highlights important considerations to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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Government reference sites for your Quebec and Canadian tax returns

Latest news on government budgets

To find out what will affect your taxes for 2019-2020, consult our Quebec and Canadian budget summaries.

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Quebec Budget

The objective of many of the 2019-2020 Quebec budget measures is to put money back into the pockets of Quebeckers, in particular through the gradual elimination of the contribution for childcare and the standardization of school taxes.

Businesses are receiving a boost to support business succession, stimulate private investment and keep head offices in Quebec.

See our tax summary for more information on the 2019-2020 budget tax measures.

Canada Budget

In its most recent budget, the federal government announced it intends to review the regime for taxing employee stock options.

The budget also includes measures to support Canadian journalism, including, among others, a labour tax credit for journalism organizations which can now register as a charity.

Our summary presents the budget’s main tax measures.

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