I just finished reading an article recommended by Richard about the estate tax, titled “Death and taxes“. It appears in New Statesman, a UK magazine “created in 1913 with the aim of permeating the educated and influential classes with socialist ideas.” I’m glad I read the article in full before reading the magazine’s history, asContinue reading “Estate tax as income tax”
I wonder whether some people watching the following Family Guy clip were intrigued by the punchy argument and sought out more information about it. Have a great weekend!
Choosing an accountant for your business is always a delicate endeavour. It’s incredibly important for your accountant to understand your business thoroughly, inside and out, backwards and forward. So, for some non-traditional businesses (i.e. professional blogger), this can be tricky to say the least. A post titled How to pick an accountant for your onlineContinue reading “How to pick an accountant for your online business”
I like The Tax Foundation. They advocate some really smart tax policy in the US. They also have a good blog that regularly keeps me up on US tax, which isn’t something I ever need to know in my job, but is interesting nonetheless. They blogged about one of their Background Papers titled Gambling withContinue reading “Lotteries are just regressive taxes”
In Canada, there are no hard and fast rules in the Tax Act that help an individual determine whether they are an employee or an independent contractor. There are three tests, which have evolved through court decisions, that are used to assess the relationship between an individual and his/her employer. They are: Economic reality orContinue reading “Are you an employee or independent contractor?”