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Looking for amazing team members

Posted on: September 12th, 2011 by Real Estate Accountants No Comments

As our firm grows, we are always on the lookout for exceptional individuals to complement our team. Finding balance… that’s what we’re about at Dube & Associates. We want team members to have an exciting, fulfilling career where people can learn and grow, while also enjoying life outside the office. If this sounds like a […]

It's official – our new Toronto location!

Posted on: July 12th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

In June we announced that we were soon to have a new Toronto location. Well it’s official! We are accepting appointments for the new office in the office building at 2425 Matheson Blvd East. We will start seeing people there this month. Generally, we’ll be meeting people there on Wednesdays. Just contact kathyschertzer@dubeaccountants.com. You can also […]

We're moving on Sunday, July 10th!

Posted on: July 9th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

As you may already be aware we are moving our main office from 361 Queen Street South to 103 Queen Street South. Our official move date is Sunday July 10. Our phone systems are scheduled to be moved to our new office Monday, July 11th and expect to be up and running the following day. […]

We're hiring!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

We’re happy to announce that we’re on the hunt for two exceptional people to add to our team: an Accounting Technician and a Receptionist/Executive Assistant. Accounting Technician Our firm is seeking a full-time accounting technician to work on NTRs, reviews and audits as well as various other accounting and tax assignments. The firm strongly believes […]

Top 10 tips for prepping your personal tax returns – pt 2

Posted on: April 12th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

6. Claim CCA or the principal residence exemption Generally, we like to claim the capital cost allowance (CCA)— the tax equivalent to depreciation—on our properties. This decreases our current year taxes even if we will incur “recapture” when we ultimately sell the property. After all, a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow. However, if […]

Top 10 tips for prepping your personal tax returns – pt 1

Posted on: April 11th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

1. Get organized. Use a checklist to find all deductions which may be available to you. We have publicly available checklists at www.dubeaccountants.com, including checklists for rental properties, automobile expenses, business activities, home office expenses and, of course, general personal taxes. 2. Maximize interest deductions. Maximizing your interest deductions can take a large bite out of taxes […]

97 Tips for Canadian Real Estate Investors 2.0…with a bonus

Posted on: March 28th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

We’ve attended many real estate investor events, and one comment we often hear is how absolutely useful the 97 Tips book is for investors. So, we want to say congratulations to Don R. Campbell, Peter Kinch, Barry McGuire and Russell Westcott on the recent release of 97 Tips for Canadian Real Estate Investors 2.0. This […]

Budget 2011: Politics, yes. Serious discussion…?

Posted on: March 23rd, 2011 by George E. Dube No Comments

The Harper government’s budget has generated a great deal of political intrigue. Unfortunately I’m not sure that there has been much serious discussion on where we want the country to be positioned financially and how to get there.  However, it looks like an election may provide this opportunity, albeit an expensive one. To begin, depending on your point […]

We're moving!

Posted on: March 21st, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini No Comments

We’re excited to announce that Dube & Associates will be moving…just down the road.  The heritage building is still on Queen Street in Kitchener and will give us about two and half times the space of our existing office. And, we have been told on good authority we even have a ghost or two. We […]

2010 Tax Checklists

Posted on: February 7th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini 1 Comment

To help you identify all of the possible tax deductions as you are preparing your records for your 2010 tax returns, you can use our 2010 tax checklists. 2010-tax-checklists-11-03.zip (Download all) Checklist – 2010 Home office work space in the home Checklist – 2010 Employment Expenses Checklist – 2010 Business or Professional Activities Checklist – […]