Trevor Parry

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Going Beyond SR&ED: It’s Time for a Canadian “Patent Box”

Trevor R. Parry M.A. LL.B LL.M (Tax) TEP Too often policy seems to be created in a vacuum. Well intentioned ...
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B.C.’s Cycle of Self Flagellation

Perhaps we should count ourselves blessed that Canada has a political culture that is boring. Let’s face it the average ...
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Margaret Thatcher RIP

The passing of Margaret Thatcher is truly the end of an epoch. A age in which character and conviction in ...
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Budget 2013: Well done Mr. Flaherty!

Jim Flaherty’s eighth federal budget represents a policy document that stresses balance and prudence. In 2008 the Harper government faced ...
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Budget 2013: Time for a Canadian Patent Box

On Thursday of this week Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will introduce his eighth federal Budget. It is expected that a ...
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Time for an RRSP Policy Revamp?

One of the clear advantages that China has over our consumption based Western society is their ability to think in ...
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Fund your RRSP!

Many who purport to provide financial advice have in the last couple of years suggested that Canadians should forgo their ...
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CPP Expansion: Inevitable

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty met with provincial premiers on Monday to discuss the Canada Pension Program. As the economy continues ...
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Some Year End Tax Savings for This Year.

Every year around this time we see some thoughtful year end tax planning tips that will hopefully save us some ...
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Estate Planning: Time to reconsider the Partnership Freeze

After so much political tumult of recent weeks I thought it might be therapeutic to return to tax planning. The ...
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