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RRSPs: A Smart Choice for Business Owners


If you’re a business owner who operates through a corporation, you have two main options for deferring taxes when investing your business profits.

The Compensation Conundrum: Will it be salary or dividends?


When year-end approaches, owner-managers begin to ponder the age-old question: how should I pay myself this year? In other words, should I withdraw business profits from my corporation as salary (bonus) or as dividends?

In Good Company: Retaining investment income in your corporation (Feb 2017)


When it comes to earning investment income inside your corporation, the amount of taxes paid depends on the type of income earned, such as interest income, Canadian dividends or capital gains.

How business owners can
maximize excess profit

Jamie Golombek tells BNN a number of complex factors go into whether a small business owner should reinvest excess profits within their corporation or remove the money to invest in RRSPs.

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