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CRA revokes the registration as a charity

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will revoke the charitable registration of Escarpment Biosphere Foundation Inc., a Toronto area charity. The notice of revocation will be published in the Canada Gazette with an effective date of February 11, 2012. On January 3,… {Read more}

2012 Tax System Indexation

On January 1, 2012, all indexed personal income tax amounts, including tax bracket thresholds and amounts used to calculate non-refundable tax credits, were adjusted by 2.8%. The Canada Child Tax Benefit and the goods and services tax credit will take… {Read more}

2012 Rates and Maximums Chart

CPP/QPP – 2012 Year’s Maximum Pensionable Earnings $50,100.00 Year’s Basic Exemption (by pay period type): Annual $3,500.00 Monthly (12) $291.66 Semi-Monthly (24) $145.83 Bi-Weekly (26) $134.61 Weekly (52) $67.30 Maximum Contributory Earnings $46,600.00 Contribution Rate—Employee/Employer 4.95% Contribution Rate—Self-Employed 9.90% Maximum… {Read more}