29 Days of Tax Tips!

Whether you like it or not, tax season is fast approaching… On a regular basis, we post Tax Tips and advice. We feel that it’s very important to keep all Canadians advised on their tax matters. Starting February 1, 2012 and continuing … Read More

Tax Hikes Everywhere!

Happy New Year! The Government is imposing various tax increases for all Quebecers in 2012. An increase in the QST, increase in the QPP contribution rate, increase in the health contribution fund, increase in gas tax, etc… Now, more than … Read More

Another Increase in the QST Sales Tax Rate

On January 1, 2012, the rate of the Québec sales tax will rise from 8.5% to 9.5%. The new rate will apply to taxable supplies for which the QST will be payable as of January 1, 2012. The QST is … Read More

When I Grow Up, I want to be a Tax Accountant!

It’s Friday so we decided to post something funny to lighten up the mood heading into the weekend. YES, all this is true and YES we love dealing with this stuff on a regular basis! Enjoy!!

How Many Credit Cards Does a Person Require?

Having the right number of credit cards can really affect your credit score, but you may be wondering if you have too many or too few. The truth is that there is no perfect number of credit cards you should … Read More

Denmark levies the world’s first fat tax

Denmark Saturday became the first country in the world to impose a fat tax after a week in which consumers hoarded butter, pizza, meat and milk to save a few dollars.

Xero Certified Advisor

Better Tax Services is delighted to be a certified advisor for Xero – a new web-based accounting system that enables small to medium sized businesses to work in partnership with their accountants and business advisors. We will still continue to support … Read More

What is the Quebec Prescription Drug Insurance Plan?

In Québec, everyone must be covered by prescription drug insurance. Two types of insurance plans offer this coverage: Private plans (group insurance or employee benefit plans) The public plan, that is, the one administered by the Régie de l’assurance maladie … Read More

New Payroll Services

As an added value to our clients, Better Tax Services has decided to partner with NEBS PAYweb.ca for all your payroll needs. Why Choose NEBS PAYweb.ca for your Payroll Services? Established in 1967, NEBS PAYweb.ca is Canada’s longest serving and … Read More

ING Direct $25 Bonus!

Recently, I was doing some research on high interest savings accounts and when I came across ING Direct, I noticed that they are offering a sign up bonus of $25 when depositing $100 initially. So I thought, what the heck, … Read More