Barrett Tax Law by Dale Barrett
- A Canadian First – Battered Women’s Syndrome can help prove Due Diligence May 9, 2017Barrett Tax Law successfully litigated what could be a first in Canada. Using the defence of battered women’s syndrome to show L (shortened for privacy...
- Vehicle Expenses May 12, 2016When a vehicle is used for both personal and business purposes, it is necessary to keep a log to record the business use of the...
- Transfers of Property while Having a Tax Debt May 12, 2016Income Tax Act Subsection 160 (http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/I-3.3/section-160.html) Excise Tax Act Subsection 325 (http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/E-15/section-325.html) Subsection 160 and subsection 325 assessments are the most powerful collection tools that...
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Estate Law Canada by Lynne Butler
- The Law Show: Common mistakes in home-made estate planning July 23, 2017Today's episode of The Law Show is now online and available for listening. This time (July 21, 2017), we talked about mistakes that people make when doing their own estate planning and their own wills. Bet you'd find it enlightening! Click here and scroll down to the episode you want (the latest episodes are on the top of the list). If you want to […]
- Finding and working with a lawyer: The Law Show new episode is now online July 18, 2017Our most recent episode (July 13, 2017) of the Law Show is online and ready for listening. This time we talked about lawyers - where to find one, what to look for, how to keep costs low, what to do if your bill is too high, and much more. Click here to listen to this and other episodes. If you want to know which topics were talked about on which dates, refer […]
- An heir's guide to furniture, china, glassware, art and more July 17, 2017Executors who are preparing estate inventories often find household items the hardest to valuate. This is especially true of collections of items such as china, silver, books, coins, or stamps that you know the deceased spent thousands of dollars to purchase. My clients have told me time and again that household items that they expected would be valuable tur […]
Crook Publishing by Marion Crook
- southern Writers June 29, 2017Nice to be in good company in the Southern Writers magazine. http://ow.ly/iKB830d6730 Interesting magazine. Nice to write for as well.
- Who is your market? The book world of children and young adults April 11, 2017Children and teen literature is classified in genres. This is not so much on the insistence of the authors, but on the insistence of the marketing department of the publishing houses and on-line distributors. The placement of your book in a certain genre is...
- Must I bother about grammar? April 4, 2017Everyone has some gaps in their grammar education. No matter how much grammar was pounded into us in class, we didn’t get it all. We might operate on the principle that if something ‘sounds’ right, it is right. Why it is right is often beyond...
Estill & Long Attorneys & Counselers At Law
- What is a Buy-Sell Agreement June 11, 2014What is a Buy-Sell Agreement? Written by Peter McFarland, Esq. on 6/6/14 It’s exciting to start a new business. But starting a new business takes so much time and energy, we’ve noticed that our clients often don’t focus on their exit strategies. Important life events can have a large impact on a business and […]The post What is a Buy-Sell Agreement appea […]
- 2014 Tax Tips for Newlyweds April 22, 2014Scott Estill – 4-22-2014 2014 Tax Tips for Newlyweds For tax purposes, your marital status is determined as of December 31, 2014. As such, it is possible to time the marriage to produce the lowest possible tax results (i.e. should we marry in 2014 or 2015). If either spouse changed his/her name as a result […]The post 2014 Tax Tips for Newlyweds appeared fi […]
- What if I Can’t Pay my IRS Bill? April 22, 2014Written by Peter McFarland, Esq. So you’ve filed your tax return. Maybe it was late and the IRS added penalties or maybe you just couldn’t afford to pay what the return said you owed. Now the IRS is sending notices and you just can’t possibly pay them. If you find yourself in this […]The post What if I Can’t Pay my IRS Bill? appeared first on .
Baking Fix by Mimi Shotland Fix
- Making Fun Products April 17, 2017Bake Magazine shows us a fun idea for new bakery offerings – incorporate colorful and familiar breakfast cereals to create your own unique products. “Cereal adds a crunch to something sweet, and cereal flavors can be paired with dessert flavors to find scrumptious combinations. Additionally, they look visually appealing as many breakfast cereals have unique […]
- Home Kitchens Meet the Bun Pan Rack March 21, 2017Does your business baking turn your kitchen into a hunt for space? Do you dread the holiday production nightmare? I often receive questions from home bakers asking for help with this problem, especially when I show photos from my baking classes with this wonderful piece of equipment: If you have a home-based food business you […]
- Chocolate Walnut Strudel February 2, 2017Chocolate Walnut Strudel is a nice, fast strudel, especially for times of the year when there’s no local/seasonal fruits. And everyone loves chocolate, no matter what the time of year. Use your favorite pie dough. Sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar/cocoa. Top with chopped walnuts (toasted nuts makes a better product) and chocolate chunks. Roll up, place seam […]
Tanya Lee Howe
- Good News for Alzheimer’s Research September 1, 2016A new drug is being tested at the moment that may halt mental decline for Alzheimer’s patients. It probably won’t hit the market for a few years, if the testing goes well. But there is hope! Check out the article from the Telegraph.
- Heartbreaking News June 11, 2016For all the bicyclists crossing Canada this summer, please be careful on the road and always be aware of your surroundings. If you have a bicycle that is low to the ground, such as a recumbent, make sure you have a bright flag that is high above your bike. You want to be seen on the road by the many Continue Reading
- Early onset Familial Alzheimer’s Disease March 28, 2016As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, early onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is happening more often. People can start showing signs of the disease in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. Between 1 and 5 percent of cases are early onset. Familial Alzheimer’s disease means that earlier generations of a family have had the disease. For example, my mom has Continue […]
Managing your Medicare by George Jacobs
- The Part D Low Income Subsidy (“Extra Help”) in 2015 October 13, 2014Requirements to Become Eligible for Extra HelpThis reviews the two main requirements for the Part D low income subsidy (LIS), that is, “Extra Help,” and also indicates what the basic structure of the Part D benefit looks like for those who qualify for it during 2015. The two main requirements are, of course, low income and few resources.At this point in ti […]
- PART D FOR 2015 October 9, 2014Get Ready Now for Medicare Open Enrollment - Part D Changes for 2015It’s less than two weeks to Medicare Open Enrollment, so it’s time for you to get familiar with what will change in 2015 and what you need to do now to prepare for it. Of extreme importance is that the Annual Election Period (the open enrollment period) will begin on Wednesday, October 15 an […]
- Changes in Medicare Deductibles, Premiums, etc. for 2014 - Parts B, A, C, D November 9, 2013Part BMost of the Medicare annual change amounts have been released for 2014, and the good news is that the Part B premium and deductible will not change. That is, the Part B monthly premium will stay at $140.90, and the annual deductible at $147. This is particularly nice for beneficiaries as your Social Security cost-of-living increase will only be 1.5%, […]
- Taxing Authorities are Fighting Fraud by asking for your Driver’s License February 3, 2017The IRS and state tax authorities are implementing new safeguards to protect your identity. The IRS safeguards are currently aimed at tax returns that are prepared using tax software. For example, there may be a 16-character code found on your…Read more ›
- KeatsConnelly helps Canadians and Americans Live on Both Sides of the Border December 22, 2016Sally Taylor, Bob Keats and Dale Walters of KeatsConnelly talk about helping Canadians and Americans live on both sides of the border in an article published on azcentral.com and in the Arizona Business Gazette. Please click here to read it!Read more ›
- 2017 Canada Week Bonspiel December 7, 2016KeatsConnelly will sponsor the Canada Week Bonspiel again in 2017! It will be held at the Coyotes Curling Club in Tempe, AZ from Thursday, February 2nd to Sunday, February 5th. Registration is open at coyotescurling.com. Hope you can join us.…Read more ›
The Caregiver Network: Blog by Rick Lauber
- Wouldn’t Caregiving be Easier with an Extra Set of Hands? April 27, 2017Caregivers can hear plenty of advice about the many benefits of taking respite from their work with an aging loved one; however, they don’t always follow those recommendations. These aren’t just empty words … breaking away to do something just for you does offer you rewards and isn’t as difficult as you might imagine. One […] The post Wouldn’t Caregiving be […]
- Question Your Own Care April 3, 2017Caregivers field questions from others on a regular basis. Well-meaning friends and/or colleagues can often ask “How’s your Mom / Dad doing?” “How are you doing?” might be a better question to ask. Caregiving involves more than just one person and the job can – and does – take its toll on those who help […] The post Question Your Own Care appeared first on T […]
- Respite Helps Caregivers Through Holiday Hell February 15, 2017Love is in the air … leprechauns will be leaping … and a rabbit will soon be delivering chocolate eggs. Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, and Easter are the first holidays of each new year. Normally very joyous days, these holidays can make life even more difficult for family caregivers. Holidays (along with possible birthdays […] The post Respite Helps Ca […]
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Baker Street Agency by Katherine Matak
- Tomato Soup and Tricks of the Trade April 13, 2017Last summer I ran out of time to make all my tomato sauces so instead I chose to freeze the extra 40lbs. of tomatoes. That was probably one of the best moments of the year. These tomatos have ended up becoming some of the easiest and best soups I have ever made. Remember I am […]
- SURVEILLANCE AND PIZZAS! February 21, 2017Maintaining a blog is another job on the toolkit requirements for small business! Although it has been on my to-do-list now for eleven months I found myself having difficulty deciding what to write about. After all this is an investigative blog that provides you with some great recipes. Additionally you are supposed to laugh about the […]
- Sleuthing at the Stove -Plums and Social Media April 28, 2016There is no doubt that everyone in their working life will make a mistake – might be small or might be large. In business clients can become upset over many things. Sometimes they are upset because they owe money and they have decided to not pay it. I remember learning about the gratitude scale at […]
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Learning to Commit by Avrum Nadigel
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ThinkMOVE by Tim Sitt
- A healthy mindset that will get you moving September 30, 2016
- Practicing Mindfulness In The Face of Daily Chaos September 27, 2016
- Health is being who you really are September 27, 2016“To honestly express yourself” –Bruce Lee If you work a job where you sit 10 plus hours a day, it’s very likely that you are not able to express who you really are or be as authentically you as possible. As someone who has lots of experience with sedentary workplaces, I experienced how a lack...
- How to Double the Effectiveness of Testimonials August 1, 2014The post How to Double the Effectiveness of Testimonials appeared first on Steve Slaunwhite.
- Do “snail mail” sales letters still work? January 23, 2014During a workshop recently, a participant asked me if an old-fashioned snail mail sales letter still works for generating leads. I answered the question with a question. “How many here found out about me as a result of a letter I sent them?” Out of a group of 31, three raised their hands. That might […] The post Do “snail mail” sales letters still work? appe […]
- Writing white papers (and special reports) January 16, 2014I posted a great interview with Gordon Graham yesterday on my other blog at the Copywriting Training Center. Gordon is the leading expert on conceiving and writing white papers (as well as its close cousin, the special report). This is a Podcast-style interview (just 10 minutes) with lots of practical, no-fluff tips. If you’re at […] The post Writing white p […]