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Government Taxation and Services
The Canada Revenue Agency
Saskatchewan Ministry of Finance
Service Canada offers single-window access to a wide range of Government of Canada programs and services for citizens through more than 600 points of service located across the country, call centres, and the Internet.
Answers to frequently asked topics
Employee or Self-Employed?
It is important to determine whether a worker is an employee or a self-employed individual. Employment status directly affects a person's entitlement to employment insurance (EI) benefits under the Employment Insurance Act. It can also have an impact on how a worker is treated under other legislation such as the Canada Pension Plan and the Income Tax Act.
Automobile allowance rates
Mileage rates for reimbursed corporate travel when using a personal vehicle.
Documenting the use of a vehicle
This document explains the ways in which a person who uses a vehicle in a business can keep track of business travel for partnerships and sole proprietorships.
TripLogik Mileage Logger
And here is how you can easily keep track of all of your business mileage!
Who really benefits from Canada’s tax giveaways?
The total cost of the tax cuts implemented by this government is $30.4 Billion in 2014 ($17.1B on the income tax side and $13.3B from the GST/HST cuts). This is in addition to the cuts to the federal corporate income tax, which the PBO report did not look at but Jim Stanford has estimated to cost around $13 billion in annual revenue.
How much did you get? Click here to find out.
The federal Department of Finance is responsible for the development of federal fiscal policy, including laws affecting federal taxes, financial institutions and markets, and federal-provincial transfer payments.
The Bank of Canada
The Bank of Canada site includes a variety of useful features, including information on interest and exchange rates, financial indicators, securities auctions and more. The convenient "Currency Converter" allows you to determine Canadian dollar equivalents for a broad range of foreign currencies.
The Globe and Mail
National, international and business news.