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Income Tax Software and Preparation

There is a growing trend amongst taxpayers to purchase a software package and prepare and file their own income tax returns. In a great majority of cases positive results will follow. There are some difficulties involved with this process. The income tax software packages available on the market are developed to fit a “general” type of return. Despite what the companies say they cannot possibly incorporate all the exceptions to rules and specific circumstances held by a minority of tax payers. Most people who prepare their own taxes make errors in data input. Boxes can be missed and figures transposed.

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Welcome to our New Website!

We’ve created a website that delivers helpful information to you when you need it. Included in our new website is useful tax tips and and pitfalls you may not know, articles on new tax rules each year, a calendar with important dates, frequently asked questions and various ways to get in contact with our knowledgeable staff. Here you will find all of our services online. Our website has been designed with ease-of-use in mind. We look forward to helping you with your taxes and saving you money in the process. Eggett Tax Services Staff

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2013 New Tax Rules

New for 2013 Tax Rules are: CHARITY DONOR’S SUPER CREDIT If you haven’t made a charitable donation since 2007 you are eligible for the temporary first time super credit for donations between $200 to $1000. This credit is eligible for donations starting March 20th 2013. This credit is available until 2017. Check you super credit at www.cra.qc.ca/fdsc POOLED REGISTERED PENSION PLAN (PRPP) A new kind of deferred income plan designed to provide retirement income for employees and self employed individuals who do not have access to a workplace. A PRPP can either be opened with or without the employer’s participation.

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