Off the Books: Jerry Paskowitz

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How did Sloan Partners form? Allen Sloan began a sole practice in (about) 1984 and formed a partnership with Stan Swartz in 1986.  I commenced my practice in 1987 after leaving a Toronto-based firm as a Manager. Stan and I were introduced by a mutual acquaintance, and in 1989 we discussed a ...

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Client Spotlight: MacKinnon Bowes, LTD. Shaping the Funeral Services Industry in Canada

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Most of us take a job in high school to earn a little spending money or to contribute to a college fund.  As a high school senior, Allan Cole took his first job working at Mackinnon & Bowes as a launching point for a career in funeral services.  Now, with more than 40 years in...

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Five Ways to De-Stress After Tax Day

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Tax season can be a stressful time for anyone.  Gathering all the necessary documentation, meetings with your accountant and filing deadlines can all take their toll.   Whether mental or physical, stress can wreak havoc on our lives and bodies. Following are five ways to get back to a healthier ...

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The Underground Economy: What You Need to Know

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A teacher has a second job as a freelance writer; a plumber takes on side jobs for cash to make a little extra money; a mom selling her crafts on Etsy.  These are all examples of the underground economy – activities, both legal and illegal, that add up to trillions of dollars that take place... ...

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Income Splitting for Small Businesses to End – How to Be Prepared

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Income splitting for owner-managed and family-owned business could be coming to an end, according to Department of Finance releases in connection to the 2017 budget. One of the goals of the budget is to achieve “Tax Fairness for the middle class…ensuring the tax system is fair…reviewing tax ...

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